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This is a must see for residents and tourists. Stand directly beneath the iconic Dublin chimney... read more

Reviewed April 22, 2019
Dundrum, Ireland
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Fantastic walk to the Poolbeg Chimneys and the Poolbeg Lighthouse

I am obsessed with the Poolbeg Chimneys (aka Poolbeg Stacks) - they are the tallest structures in... read more

Reviewed March 17, 2019
Burlington, Massachusetts
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Reviewed April 22, 2019 via mobile

This is a must see for residents and tourists. Stand directly beneath the iconic Dublin chimney stacks, see the ships pass by and enjoy the walk all the way out the lighthouse. It’s a humbling and awe inspiring inexperience and guaranteed to impress. Unforgettable day!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank husks2016
Reviewed March 17, 2019

I am obsessed with the Poolbeg Chimneys (aka Poolbeg Stacks) - they are the tallest structures in Dublin and are iconic in popular culture. The walk through Irishtown Nature Park continuing on out to the lighthouse is the way to get the best views of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank lexmiller
Reviewed November 6, 2018

This hour long round trip walk will take out into the open Irish Sea and provide great 360* views of Dublin and its environs (weather permitting of course). Thankfully the weather was picture perfect on a crisp, dry, sunny early Winter morning. It being a...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Waterford-TRIP
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Great place to go after a night out that needs a good blow to wake up. Plenty of parking , and despite passing Dublins sewage treatment centre , harbour entrance for artics and main recycling plant traffic isn't too bad The wall calms the sea...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ProfessorRathgar
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Took a while to find it, not very well sign posted but a lovely peaceful piece of Dublin, nice walk, superb views, nature meets industry set amongst the docks. Great views of Dublin from all angles. A hidden gem .

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank K1406FCjohnm
Reviewed July 31, 2018

We were on our way to Poolbeg Lighthouse biking towards Shelley Banks carpark when we caught sight of the Great South Wall, or the South Bull Wall as it is also called. There aren’t too many tourists down here. That spot is well off the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Thomas L
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

I'll make this short and sweet, because even though I'm a true-blue Dubliner, the directions to this area is a little tricky for a tourist, and I most certainly don't want to be giving you a bum-steer (I'll explain that in a moment). With your...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Exocet1
Reviewed February 5, 2018

This place is absolutely worth the effort of getting there. We went yesterday and had trouble getting parking nearby as there were so many people out on a bright winters day. It's a lovely 20 minute walk from the top of the wall to the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Beanie14
Reviewed December 28, 2017

This place is awful... I dont underestand why it has so many great reviews. Decided to go for a walk along the pier on our way home from Dublin town. The pier is right next to the Poolbeg chimneys which are disgusting up close anyway....More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Panettonet
Reviewed November 17, 2017

After sailing past this wall / walk on the way in and out of Dublin sailing to Holyhead I wanted to do the walk so with my two friends we did. it was a fairly calm day but as you walk into the bay it...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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