5 Things to do in Ballsbridge

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5 Things to do in Ballsbridge

InterContinental Dublin is located in one of Dublin’s most sought-after areas, the leafy suburb of Ballsbridge in Dublin 4, just to the south of the city centre. We are ideally located for various activities which are fun for the whole family, couples or friends to enjoy.

Below we have listed five of the best things to do in Ballbridge when you stay with us. If you would like any more information on any of these activities please don't hesitate to ask our Concierge.

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1. Watch the match at Aviva Stadium

Aviva Stadium, located on Lansdowne Road, is the premier sporting stadium in Ireland and often hosts large International sporting events like Football, Rugby and even American Football. The stadium is also only a 10 minute walk away, which means you can enjoy more time at the game and less time travelling there.

Have a look at all the upcoming events on at Aviva Stadium through the link below.

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2. Visit the RDS

The Royal Dublin Society (RDS) is a large event space located in Ballsbridge and is a short walk away from InterContinental Dublin. They host such events as Rugby for the Leinster Rugby Team, The Dublin Horse Show, Art Exhibits and various different Trade shows. If you are coming to Dublin for an event here we are perfectly located to make the journey a little bit easier.

Have a look at all the up coming events on at the RDS through the link below.

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3. Take a walk down Sandymount Strand

Sandymount Strand is only a 10 minute walk from our doors and is part of the Dublin Bay Biosphere as appointed by UNESCO. This stunning stretch of beach is almost 3km long and the perfect place to take a stroll or to discover of Dublin's coastal sights. At low tide, a large amount of sand is exposed and is a popular destination for locals and their pets. 

This is definitely a place worth visiting.

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4. A Walk down the River Dodder

The River Dodder is one of the three main rivers in Dublin, originally used as a fresh water supply for Dublin, it is now perfect for walking or bird watching. The Dodder is home to various types of birds, fish, red foxes and even seals have also been known to venture down the river during high tide.

 The River Dodder is only a 5 minute walk from us here and continues all the way down to the Liffey at Grand Canal Dock where there are more adventures to be had. 

5. A Stroll through Herbert Park

Herbert Park is one of the most picturesque parks in Dublin with a long winding path, large spans of green grass, a large duck pond, small wooded area and various sports field. This park is the perfect place for a stroll or to lie down on a sunny day and enjoy the scenery. In spring there are cherry blossoms that bloom a beautiful pink littering the grown in petals.

This park is only a 10 minute walk from our doors and is a must visit for those wanting to escape the hustle of the city.

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