If you’re enthralled by toys and trains, then this is definitely for you! The Dublin Toy and Train Fair is a must for the young and the young at heart. It’s located in the magical setting of Clontarf Castle and the fair runs just four times a year.
Read on to find out more…
Whether you’re a browser or a buyer, the renowned Dublin Toy and Train Fair is sure to be a great day out! It’s taking place just four times over 2010, so put these dates in your diary;
Sunday 14th Feburary
Sunday 23rd May
Sunday 12th September
Sunday 14th November
The fair will run from 10am – 4 pm on each of the above dates in the wonderful setting of Clontarf Castle.
The conference hall will hold over 70 display tables with dealers attending from as far away as Lithuania and the Czech Republic and of course dealers from closer to home; Ireland, Northern Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales.
On display you will find toys and trains to suit all ages and tastes. You could also come across models like Dinky, Corgi, Minichamps and Vitesse. Other items on display will include antique dolls, comics, jigsaws, teddy bears and even some collectable Beanie Babies! Beautiful furniture for miniature dolls houses will take up part of the fair.
The Clontarf Castle provides a fantastic setting for this toy and train fair. Clontarf Castle is located in the beautiful coastal suburb of Clontarf, which is about a 10-minute drive from the city centre. To get there, you can also take bus no. 130 from Lower Abbey Street in the city centre or take the DART to Killester or Clontarf. The castle is about a 20-minute walk from both these DART stations.
For further info on this event visit The Dublin Toy & Train Fair website.
If you’re heading to Dublin for this event then check out our Dublin hotels page for accommodation.