Category archives: Dublin

9 of the Best Dublin Walks

9 of the Best Dublin Walks
What are the best Dublin walks? It’s such a hard question that I don’t think any two people would give you the same answer. A lot of people have an opinion on it though. With that in mind, I’ve compiled a list of 9 of the best Dublin walks on...

The Great South Wall Walk

The Great South Wall Walk
The Great South Wall Walk is a wonderful way to get up close to some of Dublin’s most iconic landmarks. The route goes past the Poolbeg Chimneys and then out as far as the Poolbeg Lighthouse. There are a number of ways to complete this walk. This article describes a...

The Hamilton Way

The Hamilton Way
There are murmurings of a new Hamilton Way walking route in Dublin 15. A route of historical significance that would link Dunsink Observatory to the Royal Canal. Sounds great doesn’t it? 1,049 individuals have signed a petition (as of 12th May 2021) for Fingal and Dublin City Council to put...

Killiney Hill Walk

Killiney Hill Walk
The Killiney Hill Walk is a real treat. The views from the hill out over Dublin Bay are magnificent. However the real brilliance about the Killiney Hill Walk is the tonnes of other lovely beauty spots that are within strolling distance. The Route for the Killiney Hill Walk This post...

Phoenix Park Perimeter Walk

Phoenix Park Perimeter Walk
The Phoenix Park is the largest enclosed park in Europe. The Park dates back to the 1660’s where it was originally a royal hunting ground. Eventually opened to the public in 1747. This post discusses the lovely 12km Phoenix Park perimeter walk. The park still has a herd of deer....

Blessington Street Basin

Blessington Street Basin
Blessington Street Basin is one of Dublin’s hidden gems. The park is located in the heart of the city and quite rightly known as Dublin’s secret garden. Comprising a 600m linear section of what was formerly a leg of the Royal Canal connecting Phibsborough to Broadstone plus the old reservoir...