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Address: Dunshaughlin, Ireland

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Pricey and Cloudy!

Brought our boys here for fishing and although the overall experience was good - we felt really ripped off when we realised we paid €50 in total for an adult and a child to fish... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sue p
Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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60 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brought our boys here for fishing and although the overall experience was good - we felt really ripped off when we realised we paid €50 in total for an adult and a child to fish for 5 hours - this with our own rods and us not being able to bring our catch. Facility is good but if you are... More 

Thank sue p
Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just got home from the day here. We almost didn't go after reading some of the reviews on here but so glad we did. Yes you "could" spend a lot but equally you could ration yourselves and your kids as we did and there is plenty to do which is included in the nominal entrance fee plus for our 4yr... More 

Thank Andy B
County Dublin, Ireland
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very Expensive - €3 admission per person over 3 and then it is €€€€€ for everything the kids want a go on eg €8 for one go on the zip liner. It is a lovely place, however ridiculously expensive. €2 for coffee but in a expresso sized cup and it was only percolated coffee!!! Won't be back at the prices... More 

Thank josephinefarrellie
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a family of six (two adults and four children) we where told to come to Rathbeggan as a cost effective family day out. Rathbeggan Lakes has so much to offer for all ages but it costs a lot for the priviledge. We arrived here at 11.30am last friday armed with a picnic and ready for a full day of... More 

1 Thank whiterocker2
Cootehill, Cavan, Ireland
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24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Website says this is open all year round but it's not really. Visited on Sunday and we were told the only activities available were the walks and pet farm. The walks were flooded and pet farm consists of three sheep, three goats and some poultry. Probably fine during the summer for picnic etc but not this time of year.

Thank Brian F
Calverstown, Ireland
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Perfect spot for our group's Christmas Gathering. Dave the owner was the perfect host and arrange a drive out throughout historic Meath in our Land Rovers around the Boyne valley. It is an ideal spot for family's planning a summer camping trip .Family run & family friendly we will be back

Thank Con O
Dublin, Ireland
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23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Beautiful surroundings and nice walks. BBQ and picnic tables all round the lake and fishing rods for hire. Lots for the children to do including pony rides and large bouncy castle area. There's a zip wire and high climbing wall for older children but lots for the little ones as well. You can go out on the lake in swan... More 

Thank Dawn F
Dublin, Ireland
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Went yesterday with my four year old. €2.50 each in which included parking. All activities were pricey enough and organisation was extremely lacking. you could buy tokens for use at the 'lodge' AKA Slushy van. so there were €3 or €4 tokens or you could buy 20 tokens for €20 - great discount there!! FOr a walk around a small... More 

1 Thank EllieOh
Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

was there recently with 3 grandchildren. the toilets were a disgrace and not clean at all. the floors and toilets were not hygienic at all and would really put me off bringing young children again. expected a lot better and cleaner, very disappointed.

Thank lundyshel
Dublin, Ireland
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Sunny day, so we decided to take the 3 kids (9, 8, 5) here. €2.50 per person including adults admission fee and bar a small playground and a small Forrest walk everything was so expensive. 3 of us went on a zip line that lasts 25 seconds and that alone was 21 euro. We had to queue for ages for... More 

1 Thank AdrianIrl

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