Marlay Park is a 300-acre, multi-purpose public park located in Rathfarnham, South Dublin. Located only 9km from the city centre, it is accessible by Dublin Buses 16, 16a, 116, 161.
The park is popular for its woodlands and walkways. It also consists of a golf course, GAA pitches, children’s playgrounds and craft courtyard. Visitors can visit the craft centre and experience the authentic weaving, bookbinding, pottery, jewellery making and much more.
Marlay Park is the start of the Wicklow Way. Perfect for explorers, the Wicklow Way contains many beautiful features like lakes, valleys, mountains, forests and rivers. Ideal for family outings or hiking activities to experience the breath-taking scenic views Ireland has to offer us. There are well-established trails and hill walkers can spend up to 10 days here if desired.
For music lovers, Longitude is a three-day festival that takes place in Marlay Park annually, in mid-July and has an average attendance of 16,500 daily. It is a hip-hop, rap and dance music festival that hosts artists such as The Weeknd, Post Malone, Solange, Mac Miller. This year the festival will present acts like Cardi B, Sheck Wes, ASAP Rocky, Chance the Rapper and Anne Marie. If you want to see our very own Irish acts like Versatile, you won’t be disappointed as Longitude has thought of everything!