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Rathbeggan Lakes

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Family Day Trip

I think €4 a head to walk around a lake and go in playground is a tad on the expensive side. the... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
Dublin, Ireland
Enjoyable but with a few problems

We visited here in August with our 2.5-year-old and 4 -year-old. We love outdoor activities and on... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2018
nadia c
Dublin, Ireland
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“heritage park”(5 reviews)
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Rathbeggan Lakes Dunshaughlin, Co.Meath, Dunshaughlin A85 WK18, Ireland
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

I think €4 a head to walk around a lake and go in playground is a tad on the expensive side. the fairy garden was pretty poor, not many fairy doors dotted around on the trees. I think they advertise it as a pet farm...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank CalebTJ
Reviewed September 4, 2018

We visited here in August with our 2.5-year-old and 4 -year-old. We love outdoor activities and on entering we set a 25 euro limit on tokens on top of the admission price and we sold 10 euro of those to another parent. We didn't take...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank nadia c
Reviewed August 28, 2018

It had been a number of years since we visited and were impressed to see when we arrived that there had been an upgrade across the venue. Our 5 year old boys loved the playground, excellent walk around the lake with playground facilities dotted at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 23, 2018

Visited with my family today hired a fishing rod for my son but after 3 hours without as much as a bite we gave up. Also the were so many reeds in the lake that we kept getting snagged. My other children enjoyed some of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Myself and 11 and 13 yr old daughter's spent a lovely day here this week. There is plenty to do here for all ages and the admission price is very reasonable at €4 each. However most of the activities thereafter are paid for with tokens...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Susan M
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Visited today with our 10yr old but it is really only for younger kids. The zip wire was open 7e which our son did enjoy. Doesn't open until 12. The place opens earlier. The climbing wall was not open as they had not got enough...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Aideen B
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Their bouncy castle are inflated after 11am. They have a couple of Animals, 2 fat horses, 2 sheep 1 goat, loads of chickens, a couple of gooses, loads of ducks : ) the entrance cost 4€ pp and in my opinion needs a solid revamp,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Laurberto17
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Very enjoyable day out. Very affordable prices. Excellent facilities for children-my toddler enjoyed the bouncing castles,train ride,animals,playground,diggers,fairy trail..Activities for all ages in family. Plenty of space and picnic tables. Staff were so lovely and helpful at every activity. Very well run. Will definitely be back...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank misshwhyte
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Went here with two young children and had a blast, great value for money, loads to do! I recommend taking a picnic and spending the day as so much to do here. Highly recommend. Only slight issue was some of the staff didn’t seem that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Emmatrip76
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed the visit but unfortunately wouldn't be rushing back. I have 3 young children and just couldn't afford to keep them on tokens for the day. In this day and age a surely a wristband system would be a better all round solution for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Carmel M
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