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Toots Malahide Road Train

Malahide DART Station, Malahide, Ireland
+353 86 385 8753
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Relaxed tour

Good value at average of €5 each. Friendly driver, good tour of Malahide castle grounds and into... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
John M
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Great fun on the train

My little boy and I had great fun today on the road train. We had taken a walk to the castle and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gillian B
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Live & Fun Commentary, Door to Door of Village & Coast to Castle & Gardens Transfer by novel road train. Our award winning, hop on/hop off service allows the Castle Visitor to purchase Castle & Garden Entry ticketing at discount along with discounted shopping in Avoca etc.. whilst availing of a tour of the Village to Castle via the Marina & Coast. We depart every twenty minutes from the Irish Rail Stations platform 1. and every half hour from the Castle and the Beach via the Grand Hotel (upon request!).
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Malahide DART Station, Malahide, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Good value at average of €5 each. Friendly driver, good tour of Malahide castle grounds and into the village. Great that it is also hop on hop off if wanted. Stops off at the station, beach and the village before heading back to the castle...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My little boy and I had great fun today on the road train. We had taken a walk to the castle and hopped on the train for a road trip around Malahide and out s far as the beach. The driver was great fun with...More

Thank Gillian B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful trip on Toots round Malahide and the castle and Michael was so good he collected the four of us at our hotel and took us to the station with luggage..good fun .recommend it..and the history lesson wasn't bad!More

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tootsmalahide, Manager at Toots Malahide Road Train, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review, it’s a must at Toots Central to deliver access to all areas including Grand Hotel Visitors. It is important we keep delivering a service to you guys regardless of the Hotels policies being slow to to catch up. I...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fabulous day with Toots taking us from Malahide Castle to the beach then back. Therefore no stress with parking on a sunny day. The kids (4 & 12) really loved it. Really kind tour guide who was very hospitable to all his...More

Thank Michelle G
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tootsmalahide, Manager at Toots Malahide Road Train, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review, your description is world class and brief. Exactly however we wish to convey our services to international and domestic audiences. 👏❤️🚂 Warm regards, Michael

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a good service that's also fun for children. I was actually doing it as part of a educational programme for children with SEN so I'd have like to seen concession rates as is given in other places and and services I'm using. The...More

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tootsmalahide, Manager at Toots Malahide Road Train, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review, our policy with caters, teachers that quite rightly deserve a discount with public transport is simply to place emphasis on your ticket already been subsidised by ourselves as a private company with limited seating capacity. We find that carers...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highly recommend Toots train. Great value for 5€, hop on and off as you like. Michael the driver is great entertainment. He even picked us up with our suitcases and took us to the train station when we were leaving. Thanks Michael for all the...More

1  Thank G K
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tootsmalahide, Manager at Toots Malahide Road Train, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review, as a guest of the Grand Hotel, your small party of friends were adorable and a pleasure to accommodate for journey on board Toots and your return with luggage to station. I’m aware of the problems communicating with hotel...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the train to Malahide to see the castle and were met by an entertaining and super friendly man who invited us to take the Toots Train and see the village and the beach and then the castle. It was well worth the few...More

2  Thank HavingFun50
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tootsmalahide, Manager at Toots Malahide Road Train, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review, and especially the points you raised around our chats along the way to prepare you for your castle visit. Our heritage area is very much more than just the Castle & Village and by giving you guys a Mel...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I highly recommend this to anyone looking to sightsee in Malahide. Michael is knowledgeable, helpful and friendly. Could not have asked for a better conductor :) The train is a hop-on hop-off deal and travels to the castle, downtown, the beach and all destinations in...More

Thank Sun L
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tootsmalahide, Manager at Toots Malahide Road Train, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review, it’s a pleasure to read the points you raised as that’s exactly our brief description of our service. We’re almost on time bar road traffic and a little chit chat at the beach when time allows so I’m glad...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

We arrived at Malihide station having made our way from Dublin on the Dart train. Not knowing quite what to expect we were greeted by a jovial man ushering is onto his Toots land train. 5 euro got us a lift to the castle and...More

1  Thank Mark V
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tootsmalahide, Manager at Toots Malahide Road Train, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Mark, thank you for your kind review. We aim to collect and drop to each Passengers needs with purpose and we’re delighted you took the time to qualify our strengths on Tripadvisor. Please don’t leave it too long before your return to our little...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2018

While Malahide is quite pedestrian friendly, being greeted by Toots at the train station was a welcome surprise. For 15 Euro, my whole family could climb on board for an all day climb on climb off experience. The Toots tickets (stickers) also get you discounts...More

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tootsmalahide, Manager at Toots Malahide Road Train, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you JJ for your kind review, it’s the benefits of our total offering when our green currency is taken advantage of. Please note our master plan is based on rewarding our guests with the kick back that normal tourism operates upon and to put...More

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Lletramanod
3 July 2018|
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Response from tootsmalahide | Property representative |
Our tickets are priced at €6 adult €5 student and €4 child. We may get warm and fuzzy and offer student rate for all from time to time😉 Foodhall at Avoca inside visitor centre is lovely and priced accordingly however your... More
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Kalaida H
14 July 2015|
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Response from tootsmalahide | Property representative |
Thank you for your query Kalaida, however November to February we are off the road and therefor will not operate our service. Both October & March are weekend operations only. Our daily service starts April to... More
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Sheila K
16 March 2015|
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Response from tootsmalahide | Property representative |
Of Course Sheila, our partners in the Grand allow for a door to door pick up and drop off service. Look forward to seeing to soon. Regards, Michael.
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