Connect Yourself and Your Family With Nature
Airfield Estate is the only 38-acre working farm, gardens, kitchen, education and food destination. They have the mission to connect visitors to the land and food it produces. Located in Dundrum, a short drive or public transportation drive from the hotel.
It is a charitable organisation established by the Overend Family in 1974 for educational and recreational purpose.
There are also a number of events hosted by Airfield Estate each year including festivals such as Woolapalooza on the May bank holiday and the Festival of Food in September with many more to be announced in the coming months.
Once you are finished your journey around Airfield Estate you can then enjoy our fork (garden fork that is) to plate food or a coffee in Overends Kitchen. They are constantly refreshing our menus based on what is in season and what is available from our farm.
Dublin Family Fun at Talbot Hotel Stillorgan
Talbot Hotel Stillorgan is the ideal place to stay when visiting Dublin Zoo! Located in the Phoenix Park in the heart of Dublin city, Dublin Zoo is Ireland’s most popular family attraction! And now you can buy your Dublin Zoo Family Pass directly from Talbot Hotel Stillorgan. Make it a real city adventure for the kids in Dublin and bring them for a Double Deck Dublin Bus journey on the 46A from outside the hotel to the Phoenix Park.
Dublin Zoo Family Package is available from €189 total price per night. This consists of overnight accommodation for 2 Adults and 2 Children + Full Irish Breakfast the following morning + Family Pass for Dublin Zoo for 2 adults and 2 children.
See here further information on Dublin Zoo
Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre
History springs to life at Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre! In atmospheric tenth-century grounds, Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre uniquely combines a medieval townhouse castle with a contemporary Visitors Centre and Writers’ Gallery. Costumed actors lead a wonderful medieval Living History tour from basement to battlements, via the infamous Murder Hole. The Archer demonstrates the longbow, Cook shares medieval recipes, and the Barber Surgeon specialises in ancient cures. The Writers’ Gallery features 45 renowned Irish writers and creative artists from Joyce to Bono, and Beckett to Maeve Binchy. The Visitors Centre has fascinating scale-models, and an interpretive presentation in 12 languages.
With all covid guidelines in place, tours run every 90 minutes.
Special offer: your guests can book one of two free tours online at 10.00 & 16.40 weekdays or 11.00 & 16.40 weekends. Online booking only at www.dalkeycastle.com
A Unique & Cutting Edge Indoor Experience
When you visit us at Jump Zone Sandyford be prepared for a unique experience at their new 34,000 square foot facility. Jump Zone is the first of its kind indoor trampoline park not only in Ireland but in the whole of Europe. All participants must be 5 years and older.
Located only 10 min driving or 15 min by public transportation from Talbot Hotel Stillorgan, Jump Zone is suitable for people of all ages, from children over 5 years to adults of 55+ years, for 1 person or for a group you will have the opportunity to exercise and enjoy themselves in a family-friendly environment. You can free jump, do tricks or partake in some of the main activities on offer, including Aerobics, Foam pit and Dodgeball (subject to availability), on our custom made trampolines adjoining the floors and walls.
Nature & Fun a Short Drive from the Hotel
Marlay Park is a beautiful Public Park located in Rathfarnham in Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown, Ireland. Lying about nine kilometres (5.5 miles) from Dublin city centre and at the foothills of Dublin Mountains the parkland fed by the little Dargle River consists of mature woodland, extensive informal lawns, acres of recreational land laid out for playing pitches and passive recreation, ponds, and walkways.
Dun Laoghaire Harbour
Dun Laoghaire Piers
Dún Laoghaire Harbour is a beautiful 200+ year old Victorian port located 12km south of Dublin's City Centre, in the town of Dún Laoghaire. The Harbour is just a 10 minute drive from the Talbot Hotel Stillorgan. The East & West Piers both offer a beautiful promenade with spectacular views of Dublin Bay. There are plenty of cafes and ice-cream vendors to make the most of your day out or if you've really worked up an appetite, there are several excellent local restaurants in the area.
Also located in the harbour is the tranquil People's Park which offers beautiful views of the harbour while you browse the art and craft stalls, sample the fresh fruit and veg, get a tasty lunch and follow it up with an indulgent treat from one of the tempting baked goods stalls. The markets take place every weekend except when a yellow wind warning issues affecting Dublin (or anything higher orange, red).
Harbour Splash Aqua Park
Located just 10 minutes from the Talbot Stillorgan is Dublin’s first inflatable aqua park in Dún Laoghaire Harbour. An obstacle course over water including trampolines, climbing frames, slides, monkey bars for those looking for an exciting daytime activity for all the family.
Children as young as 8 can participate in the park which promises to allow "families and children public access to the water in a new fun way".
For full terms & conditions and to book, please visit http://harboursplash.ie.