Local Attractions #30: National Botanic Gardens
01 May 2018
When walking around the National Botanic Gardens, visitors can take in the beautiful nature of the gardens by visiting the Herbaceous borders, rose garden, the alpine yard, the pond area, rock garden and arboretum. This attraction is definitely a place in which you should visit while staying in Dublin and especially with young kids as they can run wild and enjoy looking at the flowers.
Useful Information when Visiting
Free Admission. Guided Tours €5, must pre-book.
Winter (Mid Oct to Late Feb): Monday-Friday 09:00-16:30h
Saturday/Sunday/Bank Holiday 10:00-16:30h
Summer (Early Mar to Mid Oct): Monday-Friday 09:00-17:00h
Saturday/Sunday/Bank Holiday 10:00-18:00h
Distance from West County
The National Botanic Gardens is situated jus 9km from The West County Hotel, or a 22 minute drive. You can take the buses 25, 26, 66, 66A, 66B or 67 from outside the hotel and get off at Stop 7453. When you get off stop you will walk for approx. 5 minutes until you get to Smithfield, Law Library. From outside the Law Library at Stop 1616 you will take the 83 or 83a Bus towards Harristown. You will get off at Stop 151 Botanic Rd, Botanic Gardens, you will then walk approx. 3 mins to the National Botanic Gardens.
Contact details for National Botanic Gardens
Address: National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin 9.
Telephone: 01- 804 0300.