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.
Just 7 minutes from the Clayton Liffey Valley, Rafting.ie gives you a day to remember, which might just be the experience of a lifetime. Fun, adventure, exercise, team building, and the chance to see some of the most beautiful parts of the River Liffey from a whole new perspective, are just some of the highlights of your day.
Their Classic Trip, which takes around 2.5 hours, takes you along the river through the beautiful Strawberry Beds, flowing downriver, while navigating four weirs. You will see stunning wildlife and discover some intriguing history on the way. Two, four and seven person rafts are available and groups of any size can be accommodated. The perfect family fun activity for all!