We have decided to close our play centre, along with all schools to help prevent further spread of the Covid-19 disease. We hope you respect our decision to safeguard the health and safety of our staff and community. We will keep you updated with all further developments.

Lisa and Anthony

The Ark Puddenhill

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The Ark Puddenhill

We provide a warm welcome from our family to yours, a place where everyone can relax and enjoy some family time. One big play space that’s all inclusive & no time limits, with cafe & restaurant – comfortable with experienced staff that offers time out for everyone

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Our Facilities

Indoor Soft Play Area

We have two indoor soft play areas to welcome children of all ages.

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Outdoor Playground

Our two outdoor play areas are ready to welcome smaller and bigger kids.

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Petting Farm

We have an indoor petting barn, outdoor padlocks and an enclosed duck pond.

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Play At The Ark Puddenhill

School Tours

Organize your school trips to the Ark Puddenhill – play indoor / outdoor and get a tour of the animal farm.

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Mother and Toddler Groups

Our Mother and toddler groups are on every Wednesday and Friday morning.

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Birthday Parties

Make the most of your children’s birthdays and host your parties in a brand new big or private party room.

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Eat At The Ark Puddenhill

We take pride in providing a good quality high standard of food which is supplied by Milbrook foods.
We also provide a premium banded coffee Matthew Algie (see info also attached) which is ethically sourced triple certified organic, fair trade coffee.

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Our Blog

Emotional Christmas Day for Meath play centre owners who hosted homeless families

LOUISE WALSH Selfless owners Lisa Donaghy and Anthony Briody even sent bags of donated presents and vouchers home to families who couldn’t make the occasion. The kindhearted owner of a play centre which opened its doors on Christmas Day to homeless families says she got very emotional when little kids thanked her for giving them […]

Play centre to open its doors on Christmas day for homeless kids

LOUISE WALSH A big-hearted play centre in Meath is opening its doors on Christmas day and offering festive dinner to children in emergency accommodation. Lisa Donaghy and Anthony Briody from the Ark Playcentre at Pudden Hill in Garristown, Co. Meath are inviting homeless families to the centre for a full three course Christmas day dinner […]