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Killiney Beach

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Address: Killiney, Ireland

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A Long Unspoilt Beach

Worth the walk from Dalkey Village. This beach is amazing. Take the footbridge over the railway and discover a small swimming lido. Or just join the other folk meanadering along... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 October 2016
Deal, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This beach is easily accessible from Dublin via dart or car . Beach isn't the prettiest and quite rocky if you fancy a decent walk . But it's generally not got a lot of people on it so if you want to clear the cobwebs it's not bad . I've never swam there as water simply too cold !

Thank lorna m
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Lovely beach you can spend the day on and bring a pinic to. Local train station stops right at the beach and hotels are located near bye as well

Thank Geraldine O
Deal, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Worth the walk from Dalkey Village. This beach is amazing. Take the footbridge over the railway and discover a small swimming lido. Or just join the other folk meanadering along the beach

1 Thank peter_the_traveller4
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Love this beach - a long wide beach which is never full of people and a great place to fish for flat fish (when they're on - but check with your local fishing tackle shop (Dun Laoghaire = nearest -Dun Laoghaire Angling/ Mikes Bikes = bike shop with good fishing tackle section ) The beach can be quite windy and... More 

Thank hollaholic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

After been in the head quarters down from donegal my colleague and I went for a walk on Killiney beach, beautiful day. It is a Stoney beach but it brought me back to my childhood picking up stones with unusual markings and colors. Scenery is beautiful.while there we did a #2minutebeachclean, but to be fair it is a well kept... More 

Thank Molmosog
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

As with a lot of the beaches local it is pebbly. There were lifeguards in attendance. There aren't any facilities at the beach though there is a car park and toilets. The views were certainly worth the visit.

Thank Lincoln_PETE7904
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Good beach to relax. Pebble beach but has a bit at the end that's sandy. Water is also crystal clear! Really near to the dart as well.

Thank Su zen K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Okay, let's cover some ground rules. #1 this is a beach in Ireland, so expect "chillier" waters, not the warm Caribbean waves, and don't look for white powder sand. #2 It is not a total "pebble beach" like other Irish beaches (or the shoreline down from Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France). There are smoother sections you can walk on... More 

Thank Lena W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

If you are in Dublin but low tide only gives you sand (at Sandymount) instead of water to see - go to Killiney (using the DART) ... view of the open sea, nice waves rolling in! The beach is in its natural state and can offer no modern conveniences.

Thank Dino_AT
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

My sister and I set off to see the beach and put our toes in the water. We really enjoyed the the houses on the way down and luckily, my husband and brother-in-law collected us with the car. The beach is rocky, so anyone who is unsteady may want to forgo walking to the water. Rocks were multicolored and smooth.

Thank janet_m595

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