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Drive from Dublin to Adare Manor

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Drive from Dublin to Adare Manor

We leave next week for Ireland. We're landing in Dublin and driving to the Adare Villas. Arrival is 6:00am. Check-in time is not until 4:00pm. Does anyone have any suggestions for stops along the way to help make the trip more enjoyable for a group of 9. Six adults and three children, ages 14, 10, and 5.

Thank you so much for your help and time.

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1. Re: Drive from Dublin to Adare Manor

Dublin Airport to Adare Manor is 2 1/2 hours straight drive from an overnight flight...Just get there awake then consider sight seeing.

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2. Re: Drive from Dublin to Adare Manor

How does Outlet shopping sound ? see Kildarevillage.com /

also on the M7 Services at Junction 14

Google : "J14 MAYFIELD"

M7 is a toll road 1.90 for a car

M7 to M20 follow signs for Tralee

then road becomes N21

main entrance to the Manor is on your left

Also where to find cheaper fuel (gas) on route -

see.......PUMPS.IE /

enjoy.

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3. Re: Drive from Dublin to Adare Manor

Between Dublin and Adare there are two places very much worth visiting:

The Irish National Stud and Japanese Gardens http://irishnationalstud.ie/

and

Newbridge Silver www.newbridgesilverware.com/

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4. Re: Drive from Dublin to Adare Manor

There is nothing much to see on the way from the Airport to Adare (I've done this trip many times). I would make a detour from the direct route and visit the Rock of Cashel.

heritageireland.ie/en/…

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5. Re: Drive from Dublin to Adare Manor

There is a lot to see National Stud, Japanese Gardens. Rock of Dunamase, Rosscrea heritage town. Moneygall for the O'Barma fans, Nenagh and many other things including the back of the recovery truck if you get too tired to stay safe.

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6. Re: Drive from Dublin to Adare Manor

I've never tried using any site like this. To all of you who answered, thank you so much for your thoughts.

Since I've read so much and learned so much useful information from this web site, I realize how important it is for us to add our comments about our experiences to the web site when we return. Comments posted on the Adare forum have been invaluable.

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