We have put together some suggestions of fun things to do within your county. Itineraries are broken down by area and feature exciting one day activities.
If you’re looking for the perfect day out in Dublin, then there’s no better place than Dun Laoghaire! Ireland’s coastal town is a popular hotspot for tourists and locals alike, whether it be a stroll along the pier, eating locally sourced fish and chips or roaming the bustling main street for the perfect cup of coffee.
You’ll be truly spoilt for choice.Therefore, we’ve whittled down our favourite friendly spots to visit on a day trip to Dun Laoghaire
Dundrum is a family-friendly residential area with plenty ofspace that’s just a few minutes from town on the Luas. It has endless transportroutes, with the M50 and bus routes on it’s doorstep as well to ensure easyaccess from both Dublin Airport and Dublin City Centre.view itinerary
Dalkey is rich in history and culture, which is front and centre with a 10th century church and two Norman castles right on the main street. Situated along the picture-perfect coastline, Dalkey offers a spectacular setting for seaside walks, hikes and swims. With a rich array of restaurants, cafes and pubs, there are plenty of options to rest your feet in the evenings and enjoy the local seafood,authentic Italian and French cuisine.view itinerary
From sightseeing to hidden gems, there are endless activities to entertain the entire family. From Carrickmines to Cabinteely, and everything in between, the friendly locals are what makes it one of the most loved areas of Dublin, set in between the foothills of the Dublin Mountains and the stunning coastline.view itinerary
Glasthule & Sandycove are both situated south of Dun Laoghaire and north of Dalkey along Ireland’s East Coast. Sandycove is situated all along the coast whilst Glasthule resides just inland. The two villages share a railway station and are commonly spoken about in the same sentence. When the sun shines, there are fewer places nicer to visit!view itinerary
Ticknock offers a great network of mountain and forest walks just a stones throw away from Dublin City. Nestled in the hills just beyond Sandyford in south Dublin, you can drive to Ticknock from the city centre in around half an hour but the walk will make you feel like you’re lost in the wilderness. Stepaside sits at the foot of the Dublin Mountains and is a lovely quaint village away from the hustle and bustle of Dublin City. It is home to a boast of Par 3 golf courses as well as some great restaurants and bars.view itinerary
Sandwiched between Blackrock & Dun Laoghaire, Monkstown is one of South County Dublin’s most picturesque coastal villages. With a wide variety of restaurants, shops, pubs and attractions,there is something to keep everyone entertained. We have selected some of our favourite restaurants and attractions below but if you have time, we’d recommend exploring all of what Monkstown has to offer.view itinerary
Shankill is a stunning suburban village in south-east Dublin, near the Wicklow border. The village is well known for its tourist attractions and famous pub, Brady’s of Shankill. Easily accessible from Dublin City, it is easy to spend a day exploring and enjoying all Shankill has to offer.One of the highest villages in Ireland and set amongst the backdrop of the Dublin Mountains, Glencullen is just waiting to be explored and enjoyed. Sitting south inside the capital county of Dublin, but the hustle and bustle of Dublin City seems a lifetime away.view itinerary