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Phoenix Park, Co. Dublin

This is Dublin's playground - the largest urban enclosed park in Europe, with a Circumference of 11km (7m) and a total area of 712 hectares (1,760 acres). Situated 3km (2m) west of the city centre. Ornamental gardens, nature trails, and broad expanses of grassland, separated by avenues of trees, including oak, beech, pine, chestnut, and lime. Livestock graze peacefully on pasturelands, deer roam the forested areas, and horses romp on polo fields. The main entrance to the Phoenix Park is at Parkgate Street. Dublin 7, near Castleknock. There is no charge to enter the Phoenix Park. For more information, phone +353 (0)1 677-0095.

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Bus to Phoenix Park

  • Dublin Bus's Nitelink services provide the following late-night bus services to Phoenix Park:
    • 39N:
      • The Plaza Apartments
    • 70N:
      • Credit Union Office
  • Dublin Bus provide an extensive local bus service to Dublin City and its suburbs and surrounds. The following Dublin Bus routes serve Phoenix Park:
    • 122:
      • Ashington Gardens - Our Lady's Hospital for Sick Children
      • Our Lady's Hospital for Sick Children - Ashington Gardens
    • 37:
      • Baggot St. - Shopping Centre
      • Shopping Centre - Baggot St.
    • 38:
      • Burlington Road - I.B.M.
      • I.B.M. - Burlington Road
    • 38A:
      • Burlington Road - I.B.M.
      • I.B.M. - Burlington Road
    • 38B:
      • Burlington Road - I.B.M.
      • I.B.M. - Burlington Road
    • 38D:
      • Burlington Road - I.B.M.
      • I.B.M. - Burlington Road
    • 39:
      • Delhurst - Burlington Road
      • University College Dublin - Hansfield Road
    • 39A:
      • Delhurst - University College Dublin
      • University College Dublin - Hansfield Road
    • 70:
      • Burlington Road - Navan Road
      • Navan Road - Burlington Road

Things to See and Do in Phoenix Park

Phoenix Park Phoenix Park

Dublin 8, Ireland
The Phoenix Park is the largest enclosed urban park in Europe. It is situated just under 3km from the city centre, and encompasses 712 acres (1,760 acres)!

Phoenix Park Visitor Centre Phoenix Park Visitor Centre

Phoenix Park, Dublin 8, Ireland
The Phoenix Park is one of the largest and most magnificent city parks in Europe. A lively and entertaining exhibition on the history and wildlife of the Phoenix Park is on display in the Visitor Centre.

Aras An Uachtarain - The President Aras An Uachtarain - The President's Residence

Phoenix Park, Dublin 8, Ireland
This is the residence of the President of Ireland. Guided tours are available (one hour long) and include an introductory film at the Phoenix Park Visitor Centre, return transport to an tÁras, tour of the exhibition centre and main state reception rooms.

Dublin Zoo Dublin Zoo

Phoenix Park, Dublin 8, Ireland
Established in 1830, this is the third-oldest zoo in the world (after London and Paris), nestled in the midst of the city's largest playground, the Phoenix Park, about 3km (2M) west of the city centre.

Farmleigh House and Gardens

Phoenix Park, Dublin 8

Ordnance Survey of Ireland

Phoenix Park, Dublin 8, Ireland
This office is located in the north-east side of the park. Here you can buy maps, aerial & satellite photographs, and surveys of the country. Opening Hours: Business hours. Admission: Free.

Hotels in Phoenix Park

Ashling Hotel Dublin Ashling Hotel Dublin

Parkgate Street, Dublin 8
Overlooking the River Liffey, The Ashling Hotel is beside Heuston Station in Dublin. This 4-star hotel has beautifully decorated interiors, spacious rooms with free Wi-Fi, and a stylish bar.

Phoenix Park Hotel Phoenix Park Hotel

38/39 Parkgate Street, Dublin 8
In central Dublin, this family-run hotel overlooks Phoenix Park and is just 200 metres from Heuston Train Station and the red Luas line. It offers 24-hour reception, rooms with flat-screen TVs and traditional cooked Irish breakfasts.

Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs) in Phoenix Park

Tipperary House Dublin Tipperary House Dublin

7 Parkgate Street, Dublin 8
Situated on the banks of the River Liffey, the Tipperary House Dublin is opposite Heuston Railway Station and the Airlink bus stop. With free Wi-Fi throughout, it is just 10 minutes’ walk from the Guiness Brewery.

Restaurants in Phoenix Park

Berry Lane Bistro Berry Lane Bistro

Phoenix Park Hotel, 38-39 Parkgate Street, Dubllin 8, Co. Dublin
For a casual fine dining restaurant try the Berry Lane Bistro which boasts a beautiful European menu and experience in a friendly atmosphere. A place known for its family friendly attitude and a varied menu, this restaurant is sure to be one that the

Chesterfields Restaurant Chesterfields Restaurant

Ashling Hotel Dublin, Parkgate-street, Dublin 8
Chesterfields Restaurant serves the finest food, from Full Irish Breakfasts, through to delicious Carvery lunches and candlelit evening dinners. The Head Chef's menus combine new style cuisine with many of the traditional Irish favourites. Every dish

Eamon Reas Eamon Reas

25 Parkgate Street, Dublin 8

Fox & Feather

27A Parkgate Street, Parkgate-street, Co. Dublin
We do breakfast and lunch during the week and a mini afternoon tea on Saturdays. We serve Matthew Algie coffee ; fairtrade, organic and rainforest alliance certified.

Phoenix Park Cafe Phoenix Park Cafe

Grounds of the Visitor's Centre, Parkgate-street, Dublin 8

Phoenix Park Tea Rooms Phoenix Park Tea Rooms

Beside Dublin Zoo, Chesterfield Avenue, Dublin 8

Ryan Ryan's & F.X. Buckley Steakhouse Parkgate Street

28 Parkgate Street, Dublin 8
F.X.BUCKLEY Grill located above Ryan's of Parkgate Street, with the experience and knowledge of over 25 years of serving the perfect steak. We change our menus each season to reflect the best that Irish produce has to offer and to ensure the highest

Sadlers Sadlers

Parkgate Street, Dublin 8
The great thing about Parkgate Street is that all of the pubs have their own individual appeal, and Sadlers would probably appeal more to the younger crowd with its choice of music. Good food and good craic, a nice place to while away a few rounds wi

The Boathouse Cafe The Boathouse Cafe

Farmleigh, Phoenix Park, Castleknock, Dublin 15
Farmleigh are delighted to announce their new partnership with Ireland's leading Family Restaurateurs from Brambles

The Galway Hooker The Galway Hooker

Heuston Station, Dublin 8

The Phoenix Court Restaurant The Phoenix Court Restaurant

Blackhorse Avenue (Over Cummiskey's), North Dublin, Navan Road, Co. Dublin
Due to the Phoenix Court being located above Cumiskey's Bar there's amble parking for those who drive. They are known as a gem of a Chinese restaurant that serves only the most authentic Asian cuisine.

W Ryans W Ryans

Parkgate Street, Dublin 8
Classic Dublin pub with lots of old style fixtures and fittings. Award-winning full restaurant upstairs - which inevitably intrudes into their bar snack menu! One of the best pints in the city and certainly one of those places where you may actually

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Pubs & Nightlife

Phoenix Park Pubs and Nightlife: An essential part of Ireland's social life and a must for every visitor.

Map of Phoenix Park