Killiney & Dalkey

Ireland’s beautiful coast

Killiney & Dalkey

A short distance from our hotel

Follow along the Dublin coast from Dun Laoghaire you will come across two of Ireland’s most beautiful villages and affluent suburbs. Home to some of Dublin’s best known people the coast of Killiney and Dalkey is often compared to the Amalfi coast.

Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre

Compromising of a castle, early Christian church & graveyard Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre is the perfect day out. As part of your visit, you can see breathtaking views of the sea and mountain before exploring the visitor and writers centre. Located in the centre of the town the award winning and Castle and Heritage center is easily reachable.

Dalkey Island

During the summer months, you can jump on boat tour to Dalkey Island. This Viking island today is only inhabited by local wildlife, a herd of goats and native coastal birds, during the spring and summer the island becomes a resting spot for migrating birds During your visit you can see the old Martello tower and the remains of two early Christian Churches.

Dalkey Rock Climbing

For an energetic activity head to Adventure Burn for rock climbing for all skill sets. You can climb the Dalkey Quarry for a unique experience which makes this the most popular climbing spot in Ireland.

Kayaking in Dalkey

Explore the coast on the water itself, kayaking tours are available everyday through kayaking.ie. This is a great way to see the coast of Dalkey and Dublin as well as meeting some of the friendly local seals! These tours are suitable for beginners and children aged 11 and up.

Killiney

Next to Dalkey you will find the beautiful seaside village of Killiney. Killiney village is a beautiful small village that holds a pub and small shop at the foot of Killiney Hill. Many hillwalkers stop here for their post-hike refreshments and to have a well-earned rest.

Killiney Beach

Killiney beach is a pebble beach that gives walkers and bathers excellent views of the coastline. The perfect place for leisurely walks or swimming in the warmer months.

KILLINEY HILL

Killiney Hill is a very popular spot for locals and tourists alike. At the top of the 153-metre-high hill, you are rewarded with stunning views of Dublin Bay. On a clear day, it is even said you can the Welsh Mountains across the sea. When on the pinnacle of the hill you can see the Killiney Obelisk, built-in 1742 this structure was built to commemorate Ireland’s forgotten famine.

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