The Phoenix Park is one of the largest enclosed urban public parks in Europe located just 10 minutes from the Crowne Plaza Dublin-Blanchardstown. With its setting close to the city centre of Dublin and thanks to its scale, it has been host to a number of major events.
The park is open all year around and 24 hours a day, making it the perfect location for an early morning run or a summer evening picnic. With the great variety of things to do and see, the Phoenix Park offers something for everyone.
Things to do and see in the Phoenix Park
Visit the Dublin Zoo
The park is home to the Dublin Zoo, promising an ideal day out for families and couples alike.
Search for Wild Deer
Looking for a fun outdoors activity? Walk among fallow deers only a few minutes from our Blanchardstown hotel. The wild deers beloved by nature lovers have been part of the Phoenix Park’s biodiversity for over 350 years. Learn more about the Phoenix Park deer here.
Take a Tour of the Farmleigh House
The diverse estate is not just home to the official Irish State guest house, but an art gallery and even a working farm. Once in Phoenix Park, take a guided tour to explore everything Farmleigh House has to offer. A great activity for children and adults alike. Tours are on a first come first served bases between 10am and 16.30pm (last entry) Monday to Sunday. For more information, visit the Farmleigh House website.
Outdoors exercise is important for people of all ages. Choose from the many fun ways to exercise in the Phoenix Park during your holiday, like renting a bike, taking a Segway tour or making a visit to the universal access playground (suitable for 4-12 years olds).