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Tayto Park

#1 of 10 things to do in Ashbourne Features Animals
Kilbrew, Ashbourne, Ireland
+353 1 835 1999
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Overpriced for a 108cm child

Full price but almost no rides for my daughter who stands at 108cm. Really disappointed. Staff lack... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tim M
via mobile
Great day out

This was our second trip to tayto park, it didn't disappoint, we had a 2 year old and 14 year old... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Stewarty04
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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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Located in Ashbourne, Co. Meath and just 30 minutes from Dublin is Ireland’s only theme park and zoo, Tayto Park. With over 100 attractions to experience and enjoy, there is something for everyone; young, old and in between. For the thrill seekers, the Cu Chulainn, Ireland’s first rollercoaster and Europe’s first wooden rollercoaster with an inversion, is sure to get your adrenaline flowing. But that’s not all, there are a huge variety of attractions, 100+ in total. Challenge yourself high in the sky on the Extreme Climbing Walls or Sky Walk, let the kids explore our Playground, Steam Train Express or our Mini Ferris Wheel or take the Tayto Factory Tour, free with entry, and find out the history behind Tayto. And for those who don’t need an increased heart rate to have a good time, enjoy a laid-back stroll through our zoo, where you can interact with the exceptional animal collection, from the mischievous meerkats to the largest of the big cats, the amur tiger.
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  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“roller coaster” (406 reviews)
“all ages” (248 reviews)
“factory tour” (183 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Kilbrew, Ashbourne, Ireland
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+353 1 835 1999
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Full price but almost no rides for my daughter who stands at 108cm. Really disappointed. Staff lack care or compassion. Won't be returning. Cheaper to fly to Alton Towers. Argentinan food was good,although the plate somewhat emptiful. Steak and chicken well seasoned. Menu didn't explain...More

Thank Tim M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was our second trip to tayto park, it didn't disappoint, we had a 2 year old and 14 year old and both loved it. The food on the park is very reasonably priced. The zoo is fantastic in it. You also can't miss the...More

Thank Stewarty04
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have been to Tayto park every year since it opened and have always enjoyed it until now ..we spent about 9 hours there and every ride was an hour of a que...not fun at all

1  Thank alan i
Reviewed 2 days ago

A group of us went from babies to teenagers. The heights are far too restricted. The teenagers were too tall for loads of the rides. Some of the kids too small for other rides. So an example of how restrictive how things are is the...More

1  Thank Kate08082016
Reviewed 2 days ago

A family of 5 went Wednesday 16 August , booked on line 4 paid 28 euros I paid the 15 euros . Best money ever spent . We were there at 11.30 am no waiting time at all for any rides I think because it...More

1  Thank Nualakelly
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Firstly let me say I think anyone that has not been to a theme park before would probably love this. Having been to Disneyland,Gardaland and Portaventura I am probably expecting a little too much! Firstly the positives; Its easy to get to and the parking...More

1  Thank Orlagh0
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was our first time at TAYTO park..we arrived early and glad we did..our 8 year old daughter got plenty off turns on the rides before the dreaded queues started to build up..our 4 year old also had a great day..the food was lovely and...More

Thank Trucker46
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lots to do and see and worth getting wristband if you are going on more than a couple of rides. Food better than usual stuff served up at these places. We enjoyed tour of Tayto factory too. It loses a star for missing maybe that...More

Thank Claire M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

As to activity park with so much to offer I take my hat off! It's a brilliant place to spend the whole day but the queues at nearly every attraction were killing us. We came at 11am and left at nearly 7pm when the place...More

Thank 309ilonam
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Staff were brilliant and mix of rides, shows and zoo was really enjoyable. Max/min height restrictions a bit daft though... great day out though

Thank Ronsputin
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robertengineer
17 August 2017|
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Response from JoyceOD | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know the wristbands you can go on the rides as many times as you want so if the older kids were going on the bigger rides at least the younger kids could go on small rides again instead waiting around.
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samzi
15 August 2017|
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Response from IrishBlerzo | Reviewed this property |
2 adults no problem...2 big rides are class;rest of the bigger ones are grand-but typical fairground spinny round things. Shows are good-birds of prey and fossets circus. Free bag of tayto cheese n onion when leaving!
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Leigh S
10 August 2017|
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Response from sindynelson | Reviewed this property |
Hi I think you'd get the whole park covered in a day. You'll be tired but happy it's great fun. Plan on being at the park about 9.45 it gets busy about 1. The food in the park is good and not too expensive. A lot of people... More
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