Staying in Clayton Hotel Liffey Valley and looking for activities for teenagers in the local area? Need some ideas for things to do in Dublin for tweens? we have put together a list of some of our favourite fun things to do in Dublin for your older kids and teens.
Vue Liffey Valley
With 14 screens and 2,600 seats, the Vue Cinema at Liffey Valley makes for the ultimate movie experience. Each screen is kitted with surround sound and 4K technology and if you feel like splashing out you can upgrade to their VIP recliner seats with tables. The cinema hosts regular ‘mini-morning’ screenings where you can watch the latest blockbuster family film at a discounted rate.
Situated within Liffey Valley Shopping Centre, Jump Zone is an indoor trampoline centre for both children and adults that spans over 25,000 square feet. Visitors can take part in a free jump or choose to take part in a range of activities such as dodgeball, the foam pit, and the battle beam. Bouncing is suitable for children over the age of five and there is a toddler soft play zone for those who are younger.
Though technically located indoors, Kylemore Karting exists within a spacious industrial estate unit. There are three circuits to enjoy with different race types available for all ages. Families are welcomed and there are junior carts available for children from 4ft 6”.
Karters will be fully briefed before taking off and all safety gear such as helmets and race suits is provided. Your family can compete in time trial sessions that last from 15 to 30 minutes on a chosen track. Grab the time report at the end to see who the winner is!
GoQuest is an Indoor Challenge Arena that contains 29 unique challenges that range from physical, skill & mental challenges. It’s the best LIVE scoring, fully automated, indoor challenge adventure for friends, families, groups, and corporates.
Segway Tour Phoenix Park
A fun way to explore Phoenix Park and embrace the outdoors with a Park Segway tour. Phoenix Park is the largest enclosed park in Europe and what a great way to explore it that using the latest in green technology. The thrill of experiencing the Segway throughout the park and also seeing some of the main attractions with a brief history along the way is a sure way to have a perfect and unique day out for the family.
Awesome Walls Dublin
Awesome Walls Dublin is one of the largest indoor climbing centres in Europe. It has over 2000 square metres of climbing surface and 250 climbing routes. There really is something fun and challenging for everybody to try. Located at Unit 6, North Park Business Park, Finglas Awesome walls is only a 13-minute drive from the hotel.
If you want to try rock climbing then there is no better place than Awesome Walls Climbing Centre. Suitable for a complete beginner or an experienced rock-climbing athlete, this thrill-seeking fun day out is the perfect way to spend a rainy afternoon. They offer full training and introduction lessons for beginners.
Phoenix Park Bikes
Phoenix Park Bikes is the largest bike hire company in the City. Located at the main entrance to Phoenix Park, Dublin, and only a 14-minute drive from Clayton Hotel Liffey Valley. They offer guided tours of the park where you can learn the history and different features of the park or you can rent a bike and explore the large grounds yourself.
They offer treasure hunts challenges for all ages and Family Phoenix hunts for children. The bikes available are standard bikes, tandem bikes, cartridge bikes, kids bikes, and electric bikes. The large variety of bikes makes it a great day out for all the family.
Liffey Valley Shopping Center
Liffey Valley shopping center has over 80 shops, 20 restaurants, and cafes. It has large brands such as Penny’s, H&M, JD Sports, New Look plus many more. Liffey Valley has everything you would expect from a top-class shopping centre.