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Dollymount Strand

Hollymount Hollymount Bull Island, Dublin 3, Ireland
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Dont forget your plastic bag!

Beautiful place to take long walks and collect shells.. Your kids will love it but makes sure you... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
UNESCO biosphere - and it's free!

Bull Island, or North Bull Island is home to Dollymount strand and acres of dunes, rich in flora... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Dublin, Ireland
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“bull island” (9 reviews)
“sand dunes” (4 reviews)
“wooden bridge” (7 reviews)
Hollymount Hollymount Bull Island, Dublin 3, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful place to take long walks and collect shells.. Your kids will love it but makes sure you dress them up well as it might be windy.. Just take the 130 from Abbey Street and get off at the wooden bridge... Pass the bridge and...More

Thank gour_dim
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Bull Island, or North Bull Island is home to Dollymount strand and acres of dunes, rich in flora and fauna. Interesting wooden bridge, hip outdoor Café ( "Happy Out"), a resident seal population (at the Sutton end), swooping birds and delicate flowers that leave you...More

Thank Life-is-good-CC
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

With the completion of the extended cycle lane on the Northside of Dublin Bay why not take a spin out along the coast and pop in to the new "Pop-up" cafe on the Bull Wall. Happy Out is the newest in Pop-ups and is great...More

Thank S K
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I write this review for two reasons 1 dollymount is an awesome beach and you will enjoy but the 2 is the new coffee shack at the end of the long walk called " happy out" which just opened last week, lovely coffee and snacks...More

Thank Cdr10gaa
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Long Sandy beach and Bird sanctuary different activities held during the summer such as Battle of the bay, volleyball and the Kite Festival

Thank Gerrirish
Reviewed 28 March 2017

A trip to Bull Island is well worth the visit to see the lovely Dollymount Strand and a fab walk along the Bull wall. A stunning view (360 degrees) of Dublin Bay. The ferry passes by as it comes and goes on its travels. Fab...More

Thank MsIreland2
Reviewed 7 November 2016

This is one of the best beaches in Dublin if you really want to stretch your legs and get some sea air. The views are amazing and you can walk for hours on the beach and in the dunes. It's worth the bit of effort...More

Thank Beanie14
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Dublin is not just about pubs & Guiness. It is surrounded by wondeful countryside, mountains and beaches all within striking distance of the city centre. Dolllymount is one of the beaches. It is 5k long with a sweeping clean sandy beach and sand dunes. It...More

Thank Rosslareharbour
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Great sandy beach ideal for little ones to run and play, bring a picnic and just relax. lovely for a walk too. we will definitely be back.

1  Thank CiaraW10
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Dollymount strand is a beach on the bull island in Dublin bay opposite clontarf. The island is connected to the makn road by 2 bridges. The bridges walk is just over one kilometer long. You can walk on the sandy beach for a relaxing time...More

Thank drjsaleh
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2 June 2015|
Response from JW D | Reviewed this property |
- From the Wooden Bridge (Clontarf) end: * literally just cross the road from the bridge to reach Kinara, which has for years offered a very interesting "eastern" menu. Its the place with a turbaned figure standing at the... More