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Walks to Try Just Outside of Dublin

June 30, 2021 7:48 am

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Dublin is a fantastic city and is an incredibly popular tourist destination. Full of history, like the grisly gaol, and the magnificent St Patrick’s Cathedral, it is also a great place for a party – head to a bar and sample the local whiskey or indeed a pint of Guinness, or go out to see a show and enjoy dinner at one of the many great restaurants near Olympia theatre like this one https://www.forno500.ie/

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As well as being a great destination for a city break, Dublin is also a fantastic base to see the more rural side of Ireland. With so many walks right on the doorstep of Dublin, it is great to get outdoors away from the city and see the beautiful scenery that Ireland is famed for.

 

If you are looking for a walk near to Dublin here are just a few of the best…

 

Carrickgollogan Forest – This magical walk, on the border of Wicklow really has it all. It is around 2.5 kilometres and encompasses the beautiful forest, as well as views over the countryside and out to sea.

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Tibradden Trail – To really get the blood pumping take this walk in the Dublin mountains. As well as an ancient burial site at the top, you will also be rewarded for you climb with stunning views.

 

The South Wall – This is a very blustery walk so be prepared! But it will take you out to the lighthouse from Dublin Bay, and the sea views are fantastic, as well as the views back over the Wicklow mountains.

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