Things to do in Dublin

You’ll never be bored in Ireland’s capital city this summer. Whether you’re into sampling the local cuisines, checking out the art galleries or hitting the tourist attractions, Dublin has plenty to do on The Mayson’s doorstep. Looking for a well deserved staycay this summer? Book a two night stay in the city and bag yourself 20% off our best available rates with our Sunny Side Up Package.


There is so much to do in Dublin city and it’s surroundings, it’s almost hard to decide how to split your time here. The Mayson has a number of activities available to do from it’s base in Dublin 1.

There’s no better way to explore Dublin city than on the famous green Hop on Hop off tour bus. Whether you want to visit the big bus tour attractions like the Guinness Storehouse, Trinity College and the Book of Kells, Kilmainham Gaol or Dublin Zoo, the DoDublin Tour is the perfect choice. This tour will show you the city’s hidden gems like the Little Museum of DublinEPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, the Jeanie Johnston, Teeling Whiskey DistillerySaint. Patrick’s Cathedral, and many more. Buses leave every 30 mins from 59 O’Connell Street Upper, a 25 minute walk from The Mayson. See here for more info and tickets.



It wouldn’t be a trip to Dublin without visiting one of the city’s whiskey distilleries or beer breweries. Discover one of Dublin’s favourite whiskey tours at the Teeling Whiskey Distillery, located in the historic Liberties area of Dublin. Explore the fascinating history of Irish Whiskey at one of Dublin’s favourite whiskey attractions the Irish Whiskey Museum. Your entertaining tour guides are whiskey experts and will bring you through all aspects of Irish whiskey and its history which will keep you entertained on this one-hour tour. Head to the winner of Dublin’s Best Tourism Experience at the Irish Tourism Industry Awards 2019, the Pearse Lyon’s Distillery where you will discover over 800 years of Irish history and are introduced to the compelling characters from Dublin’s famous distilling and brewing district.



Want to venture up the hills and mountains of Ireland, or kill a couple of hours atop a cliff? Dublin is conveniently located on the rugged Irish coastline and near the stunning Wicklow mountains. The Howth cliff walk and Bray to Greystones cliff walk are two incredible walks showcasing the beautiful Irish sea, while the Glendalough region of Wicklow is a day trip that is simply unmissable if lush green mountains and picturesque lakes are your thing.



There are tonnes of activities and tours available to you during a stay at The Mayson! Click here for a full list and begin to plan your Irish bucket-list!


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