DLR E-Zine July 2020

July 31, 2020

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2020 has been a challenging year for all businesses and especially those tourism & hospitality providers. With travel restrictions, international tourism is currently on hold.

Local and national visitors now play a big part in keeping our valuable tourism & hospitality providers going.  We encourage you to rediscover areas of your county and take advantage of all that is available from mountains to sea.

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown 1 Day Itineraries

The 40ft

It’s time to make a break for it!

At dlr tourism, we have put together some suggestions of exciting activities to do within your county this summer! It’s finally time to travel again, so why not get planning your dream summer and start with a visit to Dublin.

Discover the hidden gems and local favourites of our colourful capital. Revel in your new-found freedom and the endless opportunities for exploration.

Whether it’s a family day out or a weekend break, escape the city centre to explore the stunning coastline views and Dublin Mountain activities on offer.

More Information HERE

Marlay Park & Peoples Park Markets are Open

We’re delighted to welcome back both the Marlay Park (every Saturday and Sunday) and Peoples Park (every Sunday) Farmers Markets from July 11th, with summer hours of 10 am to 5.30 pm.

To ensure safe social distancing is possible, the Dún Laoghaire CoCo Market has spread its wings to include market stalls around the Lexicon, the Metals and into the Peoples Park.

Visit the CoCo 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.

Read more about the open markets HERE.

Discover Dublin Bay Biospheres

Dublin Bay offers a wide range of activities for the thrill-seekers, from Kayaking to sailing, wakeboarding, surfing, paddle boarding, kite-surfing and so much more.

Join Dublin Bay Biosphere and the local sea swimmers getting their blood pumping with a dip in Dublin Bay all year round. Discovering the beautiful Dublin Bay is one of the most authentic and special things you can do in Dublin.

Discover Dublin Biospheres HERE.

Welcome Back: Big Style Paddle Boarding

Welcome back to BigStyle SUP School and Rental!

Stand up Paddleboarding is the best possible way to explore Dublin’s beautiful coastline, not to mention a fantastic way to get fit.

Whether you’re a seasoned water–dweller or a landlubber taking your first tentative steps we’re delighted to be here to help you get your sea legs.

Re-Opening this July, why not come on down and learn something new!

Visit the WEBSITE.

Summer of Heritage 2020

Dun Laoghaire - Rathdown County Council Summer of Heritage Tours returns this August, albeit on a reduced schedule, to explore your local heritage this summer.

If you’re looking for the perfect day out in Dublin, there’s no better place than Dun Laoghaire - Rathdown. From sightseeing to hidden gems, free living history tours, guided walks or online virtual tours, there is something for everyone.

All the walks must be booked in advance and there are limited spaces available, so book now to avoid disappointment.

Find out more about the event HERE.

BleeperBikes & Moby Bike: Leading the Way in Sustainable Transport

With the introduction of a new coastal cycle-way from Blackrock to Seapoint, there’s never been a better time to explore dlr on bike.

BleeperBikes and Moby Bike, two new bike-sharing communities, allow you to enjoy the sights and sounds of stunning coastal villages, indulge in local dishes or take the plunge at Seapoint Beach or 40ft swimming locations at ease without having to worry about who’s driving.

For more information on these two bikes sharing communities or sustainable travel options HERE.

Road Bike Hire Ireland: Reducing Our Carbon Footprint

RoadBike Hire is a mobile service that allows visitors to rent a bike for one day or for a few weeks if required.

The mobile service will drop off and collect from a designated collection point. This service can be offered to your customers to maximise their time in the area and get out and enjoy (with no carbon footprint).

Failte Ireland Covid-19 Safety Charter

Fáilte Ireland has issued sector-specific guidelines for tourism and hospitality businesses to guide you in how best to meet the Government’s public health advice.

The Safety Charter demonstrates to your customers and employees that you, as a tourism and hospitality business, are operating in line with current Government public health advice and with safety and cleaning protocols in place. Once your business is approved by Fáilte Ireland as eligible for the COVID-19 Safety Charter you will be free to display this status throughout your business premises and online platforms.

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