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Teddy bears picnic

Good day out with small kids plenty to do and not rushed. Staff are friendly. Huge shop and garden... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eddie W
Dublin, Ireland
via mobile
Santa amazing visit

At Christmas we booked to meet santa and go on train experience . I highly recommend it. Best to go... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Athy, Ireland
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“santa train”(60 reviews)
Rathwood is one of the most popular visitor attractions in Ireland with charming activities that everyone from Grandparents to Grandchildren can enjoy together; free children’s playground, Express train, woodland walks, birds of prey centre and...more
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We booked the 14:00 teddy bears picnic today. The whole experience from start to finish was brilliant the kids (and adults) really enjoy the experience. This is well worth a visit.

Thank Neil M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved this place had a great time walking around the garden centre part an then the shops, coffee shop is lovely an very reasonable prices park is lovely an the train ride was nice an relaxing aswell we walked around for a little while...More

Thank Aisling C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So after a visit today I couldn't understand why the teddy bears weren't there for the picnic. They greeted us on arrival to the picnic area for a quick photo, everyone sat on there blankets and the bears waved bye and where gone. My child...More

2  Thank 899,885
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful rural location. Has a great restaurant. All the food is locally sourced. A great play area for kids here also. The staff are very accommodating. Particularly good around Easter and Christmas.

Thank darren r
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good day out with small kids plenty to do and not rushed. Staff are friendly. Huge shop and garden center, the restaurant is over priced, however the food is excellent.

Thank Eddie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for breakfast and a look around the gift shop. The restaurant is top quality and has plenty of choice with fresh homemade food. The cakes looked delicious. The gift shop is beautifully presented and there are plenty of activities for young children....More

Thank Aoife M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At Christmas we booked to meet santa and go on train experience . I highly recommend it. Best to go late in the evening to enjoy lights in wood. Present was lovely and entertainment. Lovely shopping after it and as it was close to Christmas...More

Thank 3ce
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous grounds, there is a choice of 3 different walk lengths. Lovely garden Centre and bespoke boutique shopping. There is a restaurant or you could bring a picnic. There is also a maze in the shape of Ireland. We didn’t get time to do this....More

Thank Gfamily66
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Loved the atmospere in Rathwood. My wife and I came with our 4 month old daughter to enjoy a walk in the forest and a coffee with cake. The cake in Rathwood is something special, huge selection of homebaked goodness! I highly recommend the baked...More

1  Thank Annesophie1989
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

We visited rathwood for Cinderella’s tea party. It’s was brilliant the kids loved it. We had some fabulous food in the restaurant. I found it to be good value for money. And will definitely be back to do some of the walks.

Thank Trim25
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Marcella N
18 June 2018|
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Response from toughtalker | Reviewed this property |
Hi there unfortunately I did not have any kids so not sure however I would very much believe that the cost of making a bear would be extra
31 March 2018|
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Response from mollieNorthEast | Reviewed this property |
I have only been in it once and as far as I remember the shops plus restaurant area are all on the flat. We did go for a walk round outside with the kids but I cant remember if it would be accessible for people with... More
31 March 2018|
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Response from Gfamily66 | Reviewed this property |
This amenity is extremely suitable for people with disabilities. The walks are all level and so there would be no difficulty for wheelchairs or people of reduced fitness. Well recommended.