Marlay Park is a 121 hectares suburban public park located in Rathfarnham in Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown, Ireland. Lying about nine kilometres from Dublin city centre, the parkland comprises woodlands, ponds and walks. Recreational spaces include a nine-hole, par-three golf course, tennis courts, six soccer pitches, five GAA pitches, a cricket pitch, two children's playgrounds and a miniature railway run by the Dublin Society of Model and Experimental Engineers. There is also a craft courtyard with home craft shops and a coffee shop.
Dublin County Council acquired the land in 1972 and developed it as a regional park. Opened in 1975, it is now administered by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council. Dublin Bus serves the park directly with the 16 bus, but the following bus is within walking distance: 14 directly to the city centre.
Sept: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Oct: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Nov - Jan: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Feb - Mar: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Apr: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
May - Aug: 9 .am. - 10 p.m.
Coordinates 53°16'22.946" N -6°16'12.44" E