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Irishtown Nature Reserve

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Great Afternoon Out

An afternoon walk from Ringsend as far as the Poolbeg Lighthouse (if you're up to it) through... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2017
porterIreland
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Dublin, Ireland
Beautiful

It's a long walk to the lighthouse, but it's worth the it. Right in the middle of Dublin you can... read more

Reviewed February 10, 2017
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Aug 8, 2017
“Great Afternoon Out”
Feb 10, 2017
“Beautiful”
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

An afternoon walk from Ringsend as far as the Poolbeg Lighthouse (if you're up to it) through Irishtown Nature Park is a lovely way to spend an afternoon. If you're interested in wild flowers you might find in Irishtown Nature Park among many others, Lucerne,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed February 10, 2017 via mobile

It's a long walk to the lighthouse, but it's worth the it. Right in the middle of Dublin you can enjoy some nice views of nature and the bay, gather some beautiful shells or just relax.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank TatjanaG231
Reviewed August 21, 2016

Hope that the new incinerator does not destroy this oasis of tranquility and nature in the heart of the city. How did this incinerator ever get the go ahead?????

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank John M
Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Hear the word Nature reserve we automatically think wild animals and birds. Here it is nothing like that. There is a walkable path to reach South Bull wall and the tall red Lighthouse. Tolerate the foul smell. Just walk walk n walk. You will see...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Ngmn07
Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

Dog walkers paradise and jogger's heaven...5K out and back from beach road to the Red Poolbeg Lighthouse on ...bikers gate to the end and cast a hopeful line...no facilities or coffee just the south wall stones and a cool Irish breeze...parking at the power station...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Hack W
Reviewed June 30, 2015

What a surprise that I'm living in Dublin 4 for a longtime now and I never knew that this trail existed! A lovely walk which leads all the way to Poolbeg Lighthouse and offers wonderful views around the Dublin coast. Amazing birds and wildlife to...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Cherrybytes
Reviewed October 26, 2014

I do this walk along the coastline from Sandymount Strand out to Poolbeg light house very often. I park my car at the end of sandy mount strand and walk out along the path, sometimes depending on wind direction the smell can be bad from...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank kitearoundtheworld
Reviewed August 21, 2014

Dublin center is located along the river and tourists think about Dublin as of a river town. But it does have a sea walk too! It's easy to get to. A good starting point would be Aviva Stadium - it's a massive landmark and due...More

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank heckfy
Reviewed August 1, 2014

After walking around Temple Bar, I wanted to get away from it all, so I walked to the Irish Sea and along a trail to the Irishtown Nature Park. It was quite pleasant, with paths going throughout the interior. Distances were short, but it was...More

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank Millerdb
Reviewed September 8, 2013

Only the locals will know how to get to this park, walk across from Irishtown over the beach, or find the road route from the South Side of the river. The mix of sea-birds and shore residents so close to the city is what is...More

Date of experience: August 2013
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Yes, there are several streets with free parking nearby and parking in car parks near round about at East Link. Cheers
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