Going to the Dublin Horse Show? Here's what else you can do in Ballsbridge!

Ballsbridge enjoys the many advantages of sitting on the cusp of the capital, such as pairing the slight hustle and bustle of the city with the calming essence of village living. With the annual Dublin Horse Show in the heart of Ballsbridge, there’s even more of an atmosphere and more to enjoy in Ballsbridge. If you’re visiting the area to attend the Dublin Horse Show, here’s the many other things you can tick off your list while you’re here!

Try Our New Walking Trail

As part of the Ballsbridge Living initiative, we want to shine a light upon Ballsbridge and the wealth of activities there is. Including, our brand-new walking trial. From Sandymount Avenue and Herbert Park to Royal Dublin Society and Pembroke Town Hall. There’s plenty to see around Ballsbridge!

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Try the Many Restaurants and Bars

Here in the suburb of Ballsbridge, there’s something for every taste. From pancakes at Avoca to steak on the stone at Paddy Cullen’s & Mary Mac’s. It’s perfect for family gatherings to special dinners for two. Traditional pub grub, authentic Asian and European cuisine, and exceptional seafood are just a selection of what’s on the menu, with tasty takeaways and tempting healthy options available for those on the go. Ballsbridge’s boutique size means almost all of the eateries are within walking distance of each other.


Visit Herbert Park

The gorgeous urban oasis that is Herbert Park covers 32 acres, with some fixtures dating back as far as 1907. With an all-weather multi-use pitch, sports fields, croquet lawns, allotments and a children's playground, it is a popular spot for families, workers enjoying an Al Fresco lunch and sports enthusiasts.

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If you’d like to extend your stay a little longer, the picturesque village offers a vast selection of accommodation, from five-star luxury hotels with award-winning eateries, to family-run guesthouses offering home-cooked fare. Take your pick from the Clayton Hotel to InterContinental, or Glenogra Townhouse to Ariel House, there’s plenty to choose from.

With all there is to love about Ballsbridge, it can be difficult to get around to it all. So, we’ve created this handy infographic for you to save and refer to each time you want to explore Ballsbridge.

Sarah Malone