Once a tranquil village in its own right, Glasnevin is now a popular neighbourhood in the vibrant Irish capital city of Dublin. A Glasnevin holiday allows visitors to get a taste of the old and new sitting side-by-side, making it a fantastic destination for all the group dynamics. A Glasnevin holiday rental house will come with all of the mod-cons you would expect as well as some of the most spectacular views of Dublin you are likely to see on your trip.
The emphasis of a Glasnevin holiday is to simply relax and to take in the wonder of the city of Dublin around you. The neighbourhood has the usual inner-city activities available for visitors to enjoy such as walking, swimming, cycling and roller blading as well as plenty of opportunities to simply watch the locals go about their daily business. Glasnevin is home to the beautiful National Botanical Gardens which was first developed back in 1795 and was mainly set up to investigate agriculture. Over the years, the gardens became popular with members of the public due to there being so many beautiful species of plants and flowers to see there.
As well as enjoying the neighbourhood of Glasnevin, no trip would be complete without exploring the rest of the wonderful city that is Dublin. There are many great attractions to see in the city including the National Wax Museum, the Dublin Writer’s Museum and the Irish Jewish Museum. Other great attractions not to be missed in Dublin include the Viking Adventure, something that is popular with travellers of all ages. The Viking Adventure takes visitors back to a Viking village called Dyflin which existed over 1,000 years ago. Visitors will be able to see many exhibits and artefacts that have been excavated from the area around the museum.
Booking a Glasnevin holiday rental house means that you will be able to enjoy some wonderful weather, with a typical Maritime Temperate climate on offer. This means that the neighbourhood has relatively warm summers and mild winters. The warmest months of the year to have a Glasnevin holiday tend to be June through to September when the temperature can reach a very pleasant 20 degrees Celsius. The lowest temperatures usually occur in January and February when it can drop to around 7 degrees Celsius during the daytime. Glasnevin experiences approximately 21 inches of rainfall per annum.
Travellers on a Glasnevin holiday can land at Dublin International Airport (DUB) which is a mere 9 miles away from the neighbourhood. Air operators that offer affordable, frequent flight deals to Dublin include BMI, Aer Lingus, Ryanair, Air Southwest and Thomas Cook Airlines. Passengers can begin their fantastic Glasnevin holiday by departing from several UK airports such as Liverpool (LPL), Luton (LTN), East Midlands (EMA), Plymouth (PLH) and Cardiff (CWL).