Dublin Destinations

WHAT TO DOVISIT DUBLIN

Dublin Bay Cruises

Sea view of Dalkey

Dublin City to Dún Laoghaire

Escape the hustle and bustle of Dublin City and sail on a majestic 60 – 70 minute cruise south of Dublin Bay to the beautiful Dún Laoghaire Harbour…

Dún Laoghaire -Dalkey Island Return

A scenic roundtrip from Dún Laoghaire heading south past James Joyce Martello Tower, the famous Forty Foot, Bullock harbour, Dalkey Island, Coliemore Harbour, Sorrento Point to Killiney Bay.

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Go Sailing

See Dublin from a completely new perspective. Experience real sailing. Learn things you never knew before about Dublin and the Bay area. See Killiney Hill close up and maybe even sail around Dalkey Island, if time permits. Feel the sea salty air on your face. Sense the power of the wind and sea as you learn how yachts are helmed and enjoy a thrilling few hours on the Bay!

MOLI - Museum of Literature

Discover Ireland’s rich literary heritage from past to present at the Museum of Literature Ireland located in the historic UCD Newman House in the heart of Dublin. Along with your all-day ticket, enjoy a downloadable audio guide to enrich your visit. The Museum of Literature Ireland is a new home for the world’s greatest storytellers. Experience immersive exhibitions, view treasures from the National Library of Ireland, and relax amid the birdsong in the tranquil gardens and café.

Dublinia

Travel back to Viking and Medieval times at Dublinia, in the heart of the old city at Christchurch. See what life was like onboard a Viking warship, see the weaponry and learn the skills of being a Viking warrior. Try on Viking clothes, become a slave and stroll down a noisy street. Visit a smoky and cramped Viking house and learn about the myths and mysteries surrounding the Vikings and their legacy.

Little Museum of Dublin

No trip to Dublin is complete without a visit to this award-winning city museum.

You will find history, humour and hospitality in the much-loved Little Museum.

Experience our famous guided tour, do the Big Little Treasure Hunt or join our daily walking tour of St. Stephen’s Green.

Christchurch Cathedral

Christ Church was originally a Viking church and has been welcoming pilgrims and visitors for almost 1,000 years.

This working Anglican cathedral is an architectural masterpiece, evident from the moment you enter the magnificent Nave with its vaulted ceilings and medieval tiled floor.

Hidden treasures are waiting to be discovered around every corner: world-famous bells, Strongbow’s final resting place, the heart of St. Laurence O’Toole, and  a rare copy of the Magna Carta.

EPIC Museum

Explore the emigration history of Ireland at the world’s first fully digital museum in Dublin, winner of Europe’s Leading Tourist Attraction at the World Travel Awards 2019, 2020, and 2021. Learn how 10 million people have left the island over the centuries through the amazing exhibitions at the EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum.

Leopardstown Racecourse

The stunning two-tier Leopardstown Pavilion has a variety of entertainment options offering ultimate comfort and luxury with floor to ceiling windows adding beautiful natural light to the venue. There are many types of horse racing, from Handicaps and Bumpers to Leopardstown’s specialities of Flat and National Hunt racing.

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Directions & Transport

Dalkey is on the coast, just south of Dublin City Centre. The DART journey is a relaxing experience travelling along the beautiful coast line with magnificent sea views.

Dalkey is approx. 30-35 minutes from Connolly, Tara or Pearse stations (travelling south).

Dalkey Castle postcode for Google Maps is A96 DE61.

TRANSPORT OPTIONSGET DIRECTIONS
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Opening Times

We are open six days a week, all year round.
Closed every Tuesday.

January - May & September - December

Monday to Friday: 10.00 - 17.30
Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays: 11.00 - 17.30

June, July & August

Monday to Friday: 10.00 - 18.00
Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays: 11.00 - 18.00

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Tickets & Info

ADULTS €13.95*

CONCESSION / STUDENT €12.95*

CHILD (4-12 YEARS) €10.50*

FAMILY (2 ADULTS & 2 CHILDREN) €38.00*

*Plus Booking Fees

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