The Dublin Mountain Way
A real hidden Gem
Time: 3.30 hours
This route is a beautiful route for visitors and native Irish to explore. It’s a real hidden gem just 40 minutes outside from the hustle and bustle of Dublin’s busy city centre.
While travelling this route you will witness Spectacular views. At certain locations you will see the east coast stretching up north from Dublin City, Dublin Bay and the 2 iconic chimneys up by Lambay Island and further and down south from Sandycove to Dun Laoghaire, right down the east coast to Wicklow. All the while surrounded by the Dublin mountain’s with views of the Wicklow mountain’s.
The walk is not hugely strenuous height wise, but a certain level of fitness is definitely required as its 12km in length.
We are on track all the way so the walk can be done with good sturdy runners / walking shoes.
The route is along the Dublin Mountain Way and passes over a little of the famous Wicklow Way.
Its Ireland so always bring a raincoat and other raingear if you have it. Hat, scarf and gloves if doing the walk out of summer time. A snack, sandwich and flask of tea is always nice to have, there are plenty of scenic spots along the way to stop and enjoy a cuppa and soak up the views.
The walk finishes up at one of Irelands most famous pubs – Johnnie Foxes Traditional Irish pub were you can enjoy a quality lunch or dinner by the turf fire or just a pint if you want to keep it simple..
We can advise you on different alternative methods for getting back to city centre from this location. Don’t panic – we wont leave you stranded!
Check out some photos from along the route…
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