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The Metals

The Metals, Dun Laoghaire | Starting in Dalkey Quarry, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
+353 1 205 4700
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Historical walk

A lovely flat walk (or cycle). It runs mostly along the DART (railway) line. It was originally... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2018
elmsoft
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Dublin, Ireland
Great Stretch for the Legs

No need to worry about whether you're able for the whole length of the metals. At several points... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2018
madeleineblue
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Dublin, Ireland
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The Metals, Dun Laoghaire | Starting in Dalkey Quarry, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
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Reviewed June 8, 2018

A lovely flat walk (or cycle). It runs mostly along the DART (railway) line. It was originally constructed (c 1816) as a railway to get stone from the quarry in Dalkey to Dún Laoghaire for the building of the harbour. It's about 3km. You could...More

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Reviewed April 9, 2018

No need to worry about whether you're able for the whole length of the metals. At several points along the way, you can change your mind and catch a Dart. Considering the route goes through several busy areas, it's a quiet walk, with plenty of...More

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Reviewed November 13, 2017

You really do need to do just a little reading to fully appreciate what the Metals Walk is all about. You can also cycle this historic rout. Used for the transport of excavated granite from Dalkey all the way to Dun Laoghaire for the construction...More

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Reviewed October 16, 2017

This is a marked route from Dalkey Quarry to Old Dunleary. Perhaps the best option is to travel by DART to Dalkey and to walks downhill from there to The Purty Kitchen and to take the DART home from Monkstown/Salthill. It is a very pleasant...More

1  Thank Vincent D
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