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Make an Urban Splash in Dublin! The beautiful Dublin Coast is truly where the city meets the sea. There’s a host of activities to enjoy on land and in the pristine waters of the Irish Sea. You can learn to sail, enjoy a thrilling trip in a power-boat, or try paddleboarding, kayaking and surfing. Dive in for a sea swim or just relax on the beach. Go fishing or take a cruise and learn about the incredible Dublin Bay UNESCO Biosphere. Hire a bike or simply go for a stroll and enjoy the breathtaking views.

Visit the charming towns and villages that adorn our coastline – there are loads of fun cultural attractions and delights just waiting for your to discover them. You can explore ancient castles and harbours, browse unqiue boutiques, and eat in some of the best restaurants in Ireland. The choice is yours.

The Urban Splash trail offers something for everyone – from families to couples of all ages from extreme sports enthusiasts to travellers who just want to soak it all in. Best of all, it all starts just 10 minutes from Dublin City Centre.

Paddle Boarding from West Pier

Get a fun workout as you enjoy the natural beauty of Dublin Bay. For more information, please contact DLR Tourist Information Kiosk on (01) 280 6964 or e-mail info@dlrtourism.ie

East Pier, The Metals Walks & Teddy's

There are few things more rejuvenating than a stroll along the East Pier and The Metals, which brings you from Dún Laoghaire town to Dalkey village taking in breath-taking scenery and landmarks on the way.

For more information, please contact DLR Tourist Information Kiosk on (01) 280 6964 or e-mail info@dlrtourism.ie

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40 Foot, Swimming Location

This iconic bathing pool – named by The New York Times as one of The 10 Best Places in the World to Swim – is nestled within a rocky outcrop around the corner from Sandycove Beach. It features in James Joyce’s novel Ulysses, and was originally a men only nude bathing spot. These days the 40 Foot is a popular spot for a bracing dip for all people of all ages.

For more information, please contact DLR Tourist Information Kiosk on (01) 280 6964 or e-mail info@dlrtourism.ie

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CoCo Markets at People's Park

Visit the Co Co Markets this weekend, browse the art and craft stalls, sample the fresh fruit and veg, get a tasty lunch and follow it up with an indulgent treat from one of the tempting baked goods stalls. The markets take place every week regardless of the weather. For more information, contact the Co Co Markets on:

T: +353 1 2047024
E: market@dlrcoco.ie
W: Co Co Markets

Enjoy the Views from Killiney Hill

Walk to the top and enjoy the spectacular views south to Killiney Bay, inland towards the mountains, and north as far as Ulster. Remember to make a wish on top of the Wishing Stone. On the way down, look out for native red squirrels and explore the remains of ‘The Druid’s Chair’ ancient church.

For more information, please contact DLR Tourist Information Kiosk on (01) 280 6964 or e-mail info@dlrtourism.ie

Kayak around Dalkey

An uninhabited island which is home to a colony of seals and several bird species — and has archaeological remains dating to 3000BC. Visit the 10th Century church, the Napoleonic Martello Tower and gun batery, and walk the paths where Vikings once had a slave camp.

Kayaking in Ireland operates from Bullock Harbour.
For more information, please contact:
https://kayaking.ie/

Dublin Bay Cruises & National Sailing School

DLR is the perfect base from which to explore beautiful Dublin Bay. Dún Laoghaire is a mecca for sailors. The Irish National Sailing & Powerboat School has sailing courses to suit all levels, while Dublin Bay Cruises and Dublin Boat Tour offer trips from Dún Laoghaire to Dublin City Centre, Howth, and around Dalkey Island.

There are small boats and fishing equipment forhire at Bullock Harbour near Dalkey, or cast a line of the piers in Dún Laoghaireor at Coliemore Harbour. For more information, go to:
www.dublinbaycruises.ie

The Irish National Sailing and Powerbaord School are the largest
sail and powerboat training provider in Ireland based in Dun Laoghaire Harbour. Boats are available every day of the week.
www.inss.ie

Dún Laoghaire Cycle Tour

Take the scenic route from Dún Laoghaire to Killiney and back. For more information, check out: https://www.facebook.com/dunlaoghairecyclingtours

Fishing at Bullock Harbour

Bullock Harbour is a small working harbour located near the heritage town of Dalkey on the southeast coast of Dublin Bay in Ireland. Rent a boat and go angling with Bullock Harbour Boat Hire. For more information contact:

Tel: +353 (0)1 280 6517 and +353 (0)1 280 0915

Boat hire will cost €20-€30 per hour.
For more information call
T:
 +353 (0)1 280 6517
+353 (0)1 280 0915

Paddleboarding from East Pier

Get a fun workout as you enjoy the
natural beauty of Dublin Bay.

Aboveboard: +353 (0) 1 280 4774,
www.aboveboard.ie,
The West Pier, Dún Laoghaire
CP Adventures:
+353 (0) 86 980 3201, www.cpadventure.ie

East Pier, The Metals Walks & Teddy's

There are few things more rejuvenating than a stroll
along the East Pier and The Metals, which brings you
from Dún Laoghaire town to Dalkey village taking in
breath-taking scenery and landmarks on the way.

40 Foot, Swimming Location

This iconic bathing pool – named by The New York Times
as one of The 10 Best Places in the World to Swim – is nestled
within a rocky outcrop around the corner from Sandycove Beach.
It features in James Joyce’s novel Ulysses, and was originally
a men only nude bathing spot. These days the 40 Foot is a
popular spot for a bracing dip for all people of all ages.

CoCo Markets at People's Park

Browse more than 50 stalls selling arts, crafts and
delicious artisan food at this wonderful Sunday market
in the beautiful People’s Park in Dún Laoghaire.

Kayak around Dalkey Island

An uninhabited island which is home to a colony of
seals and several bird species — and has archaeological
remains datng to 3000BC. Visit the 10th Century church,
the Napoleonic Martello Tower and gun batery, and walk the
paths where Vikings once had a slave camp.

Contact Dublin Bay Biosphere Tours on
: +353 (0) 1 901 1757, www.dublinbaycruises

Enjoy the Views from Killiney Hill

Walk to the top and enjoy the spectacular views
south to Killiney Bay, inland towards the mountains,
and north as far as Ulster. Remember to make a wish on
top of the Wishing Stone. On the way down, look out for
native red squirrels and explore the remains of
‘The Druid’s Chair’ ancient church

Dublin Bay Cruises & National Sailing School

DLR is the perfect base from which to explore
beautiful Dublin Bay. Dún Laoghaire is a mecca
for sailors.The Irish National Sailing & Powerboat
School has sailing courses to suit all levels,
while Dublin Bay Cruises and Dublin Boat Tour
offer trips from Dún Laoghaire to Dublin City Centre,
Howth, and around Dalkey Island.

There are small boats and fishing equipment for
hire at Bullock Harbour near Dalkey, or cast
a line of the piers in Dún Laoghaire
or at Coliemore Harbour.

Dún Laoghaire Cycle Tour

Take the scenic route from Dún Laoghaire
to Killiney and back.

Contact: +353 (0) 86 875 8744,
www.dunlaoghairecyclingtours.com

Fishing at Bullock Harbour

Bullock Harbour is a small working harbour located
near the heritage town of Dalkey on the southeast
coast of Dublin Bay in Ireland. Rent a boat and go
angling with Bullock Harbour Boat Hire.

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