Monkstown &

Dún Laoghaire

Morning Activities

Swim at Seapoint

Enjoy one of the most popular bathing areas along the
Dublin Bay seashore. Marked by one of the many
Martello Towers that dot the East Coast of Ireland, you can
easily access the beach using the DART out from Dublin City
and getting off at the Salthill and Monkstown station.
The beach is accessible in low and high tide and is a popular swimming spot amongst locals with many year round regulars enjoying a morning dip.

Image: tamara_eire (Instagram)

Explore DLR Tourism: Seapoint beach
DLR tourism, things to do: Monkstown Castle

One for the history lovers, take a visit to Monkstown Castle

The grounds of the castle are beautifully kept and the castle consists of the original gatehouse with a high vault overhead and a large three-storey tower that formed one side of a large hall that has since disappeared.

Lunch Break

Monkstown Village has a diverse range of cafés and restaurants, offering everything you need for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Eating in Monkstown is an experience that caters to all tastes


Cinnamon is a comfortable and spacious eatery located along the cosy street of The Crescent in Monkstown. They have an extensive lunch menu to offer Monday to Friday with their famous brunch running Saturday and Sunday from 9am.

Covid-19 Update: Open again but closed Monday’s
Visit http://cinnamon.ie/ to view the menu.

DLE eateries: Cinnamon Monkstown
DLR Eateries: elephant and castle monkstown

Elephant & Castle

Set on Monkstown Crescent, just 10 minutes’walk to the seashore,
this is the perfect spot to have a midweek lunch or a leisurely weekend brunch with the whole family. If you are stopping by, be sure to try their famous chicken wings. You won’t be disappointed!

Covid-19 Update: Open for Dine-in & Takeaway
Find out more at https://elephantandcastle.ie/

Afternoon Activities

The Dillon Gardens

The Dillon Garden is open to groups of 10 or more people by
appointment. If possible, we would recommend visiting this new garden. Previously located in Ranelagh, the Dillon Garden offer gardening lessons, suitable for all the family.

Book in advace for this tour: http://dillongarden.com/
Image credit: Irish Times

DLR tourism things to do: dillon garden monkstown
Explore DLR: Avoca Monkstown

Avoca Monkstown

The food market at Avoca Monkstown is a haven for foodies.
There is an abundance of fresh fruit and vegetables as well as the
very best artisanal products. You’ll also find a huge range of local,
Irish produce for you to take back home with you. Avoca also boasts a lovely outdoor courtyard which is the perfect place to enjoy one of their sweet treats with a delicious cup of coffee.

Covid-19 Update: Food Hall & Courtyard open, Café closed
View the menu here: https://www.avoca.com/en/stores-and-cafes/monkstown

Pop Into:

DLR tourism e-zine

Sign Up for our E-Zine

Thank you! You have been added to our list.
Oops! Something went wrong. Please try again.

Privacy Policy