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High Flyers


Tayto Park Ireland’s only theme park and zoo located in Ashbourne Co. Meath has recently announced plans to open a flight school for kids, aptly called ‘Flight School’ in mid-May.

“Here at Tayto Park we’re always looking for innovative and creative ways to enhance the experience for families at our theme park and zoo,” Founder of Tayto Park, Raymond Coyle said.

“Flight School will be the first of its kind in Ireland and is bound to be very popular among our younger visitors this season enhancing the overall family fun experience at Tayto Park’.”

Airport Themed

The new airport themed ride, designed in Germany, is 13.1 metre high and will be able to reach up to speeds of 46Kph.

The new attraction which is currently under construction is 281 metres long track will accommodate 10 carriages carrying 20 people at a time and will mark the latest addition for children in the theme park which is now open for the season.

This year, visitors to Tayto Park can return to the theme park and zoo with their previously purchased entry tickets and receive 25% off their second visit.

Funfest’ Family Festival

In a new addition, Tayto Park announced that Irish TV and radio presenter and mum of three, Lucy Kennedy will be the official MC for the inaugural ‘Funfest’ Family Festival at Tayto Park which takes place this June (29th & 30th).

The weekend festival will host 16 Irish and International music acts on the main stage across the weekend and the big top tents will host magicians, dance acts, circus performers and much more.

Tickets are priced at €55 per day and this includes entry to the park, wristbands for all attractions ticket holders, tickets available here.

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