1. Republic of Ireland
  2. County Meath
  3. Ashbourne

About Emerald Park

Nestled in the heart of Ireland, Emerald Park, formerly known as Tayto Park, offers an unforgettable experience for families looking for a blend of thrilling attractions, captivating wildlife, and creating treasured memories. Whether you’re a thrill-seeker or an animal lover, Emerald Park promises a day full of excitement and discovery that will leave every member of the family with lasting memories.

So, if you're on the lookout for the ultimate fun-filled day out, then you need to check out Ireland's only theme park & zoo, Emerald Park! You'll find something special for the whole family to enjoy.

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Brand New Land: Tír na nÓg!

Enter the mystical lands of the brand new addition to the evergrowing theme park. Embark on two fantastic roller coasters, uncover the legend of Tír na nÓg and prove your worthiness!

Amazing Animals

Discover a fascinating collection of animals at Emerald Park's zoo! From birds of prey and critically endangered big cats to curious meerkats. Plus, you can even enjoy a special zoo experience where you can get up close and personal to your favourite animal!

Adventures For Everyone

There's something for everyone at Emerald Park! From meeting adorable animals at the petting farm, exploring Lemur Woods, engaging in a fun-tastic circus show or sitting back for the spectacular bird of prey display!

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Opening Times

Wednesday to Monday 10:00 - 17:00 Tuesday Closed Please visit the website for information on our seasonal opening times

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Pricing & Tickets

All Access ticket €39
Junior Zone ticket €35
Senior Citizen ticket €27
Additional Needs ticket €22
Child 0-2 free entry
*these ticket prices are only relevant when booked online in advance

Book in advance for cheapest tickets

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Plan Your Visit


Stopwatch IconTypical visit time more than 5 hours

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Food & Drink Options

Head to The Lodge Restaurant for hot meals, roast dinners and more filling meals.

The Outback Chicken Shack has all your favourite fries, burgers, boneless bites and more tasty fast food.

The Dino Bite is where you'll find colossal pizza!

Plus, there's plenty of sweet treats and refreshments on the go for you to grab.

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Yes, there is parking.

There is free parking on site

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Contact Details

County Meath
A84 EA02

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Transport Information

By Bus:

Bus Éireann provides bus services to the park from Dublin City Centre. The journey takes roughly 45 minutes.

By Car:

You can take the M2 towards Ashbourne (exit 5 on the M50 signposted ‘Derry/Slane’). Then continue to the end of the motorway until you reach a roundabout. From here, take the first exit onto the N2 signposted ‘Slane’.

Continue on the N2 for 3.8km before turning left onto the R155 to Curragha, signposted ‘Dunshaughlin/Ratoath’. Then follow this road until it brings you to a roundabout at the entrance of Emerald Park.

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