Morning Activities

Dalkey Castle

Dalkey Castle is one of the seven fortified townhouses/castles
of Dalkey. The castles were built to store the goods which
were off-loaded in Dalkey during the Middle Ages, when
Dalkey acted as the port for Dublin. 
With Live Theatre Performances as part of Guided Tour in Castle/Town House, Dalkey Castle offer great fun and engagement for young families and those young at heart alike with professional actors!

Covid-19 Update: Open for business, visit www.dalkeycastle.com for more information.

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Kayaking.ie specialise in providing kayaking and canoeing
courses, classes and trips in Dublin, all over Ireland. They offer
everything from high adrenaline whitewater rafting to relaxing scenic trips and everything in between! Enjoy kayaking to some of the most beautiful locations in the world, from the heart of Dalkey.

Covid-19 Update: Open for business.
Visit www.kayaking.ie for more information.

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Lunch Break

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Dine in the picturesque Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel

This 4-star luxury castle is the perfect hotel near Killiney Beach
and only 20 minutes from Dublin City Centre. Fitzpatrick
Castle accommodation offers guests tranquillity, breath-taking scenery and old-world elegance which mixes seamlessly with the hotels modern luxury.

Covid-19 Update: Open for business.
Visit www.fitzpatrickcastle.com for more information.

Idle Wilde Café

Set just off the idyllic main street of Dalkey Village,
Idle Wilde Café offers peace and quite from the hustle and
bustle of the city centre. Sit back and relax in their
tramyard setting. With a wide selection of sandwiches, coffee and icecream treats, there’s something for the entire family to enjoy.

Covid-19 Update: Open for business. Visit www.idlewilde-cafe.business.site

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Afternoon Activities

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Explore Dalkey’s Scenic Coastline

Take a walk from the Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel through
Killiney Hill Park down to the Vico Bathing.
Enjoy a beautiful coastal walk from Killiney to Dalkey and visit old fishing harbours of Collimore (overlooking Dalkey Island) and Bullock.

Discover the extraordinary views from Killiney Hill

Killiney Hill is a popular destination for walkers
and hikers availing of the spectacular views, over the surrounding areas: Dublin to the northwest, the Irish Sea to the east and south east and Bray Head and the
Wicklow Mountains to the south. Crowned by an obelisk
153 metres above the foot of the hill, walkers can
explore the Dalkey Quarry, café and playground
en route around the stunning Killiney Hill.  

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Dalkey Garden School

Dalkey’s Garden School

Tasting your own tomatoes, cooking your own potatoes,
making your own flower bouquets for friends, nothing but joy.
This is what you will learn todo, in a relaxed social way. The emphasis is on Therapeutic Gardening, growing your own in a beautiful way.

Covid 19 Update: Garden Tour and afternoon Tea - open to small bookings.

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