One of the largest parks within any European capital city is Phoenix Park in Dublin, Republic of Ireland. The park was established in the 17th century, it covers 1,750 acres of land. The park has huge areas of grassland and wooded avenues where wildlife thrives. The park also has a number of stately homes and a zoo within its boundaries. The park is a popular spot in the city for recreational activities.
The park is situated a couple of miles away from the city centre of Dublin. If travelling by car, there are a couple of car parks at the park; ‘Lords Walk’ and ‘Dublin Zoo’. The closest train station is ‘Heuston’ which is a short walk away with trains heading to and from the city centre. The park has local bus stops served by the 25, 26, 66, 67, 68 and 69 buses.
Opening Times and Admission
The park is a public park, it is free to enter at any time of the day.