Nature/ Wildlife Areas in Dublin

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Nature & Wildlife Areas in Dublin

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  • chercost
    Dublin, Ireland20 contributions
    Perfect place for a Walk and Coffee with friends, couples or alone.

    People are always friendly and move aside when walking due to COVID.

    Great part of Dublin to visit.
    Written 9 November 2021
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  • Jackie M
    Newton Abbot, UK23 contributions
    Lovely place unfortunately had to leave early due to the fact neither food outlets accommodate a child with a dairy allergy . To be fair one would but she could only eat egg bacon or chicken . She doesn’t like chicken and had eggs and bacon for breakfast . We left not having our money’s worth with a hungry child in tears .
    Written 1 August 2022
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  • Tatjana G
    12 contributions
    It's a long walk to the lighthouse, but it's worth the it. Right in the middle of Dublin you can enjoy some nice views of nature and the bay, gather some beautiful shells or just relax.
    Written 10 February 2017
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  • Gabriel Mc Govern
    Dublin, Ireland112 contributions
    A very interesting wild bird sanctuary in Booterstown,with an observation area with seats to spot many wild birds at different times of the year, and enjoy the lovely sea air blowing in from Dublin Bay.
    Written 12 September 2019
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  • Len101985
    Dublin, Ireland50 contributions
    Fantastic walk suitable for all fitness types. Lots of narrow walkways. Dogs mainly on leads. Picnic areas dotted around. Allow 1.5-2 hours
    Written 25 March 2018
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  • StephenCross
    Dublin, Ireland17,472 contributions
    Excellent forest with great hiking and walking. It’s a super place to visit and picnic. Walks thru and to the top of the hill lead to the Leadmines which also has great views. Recommended.
    Written 7 May 2020
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  • Clyde D
    1 contribution
    Some apartments were built on the site of what was probably a nice period house around 30 years ago, and this little triangle of land nearest the road junction was leftover, for whatever reason the developer did not use it.
    Sure, undisturbed back gardens can be very good havens for city wildlife, and for that reason it is a good thing. But don't get the idea that it is worth a visit.

    There are countless other (better for wildlife) long private back gardens around Ranelagh and Rathmines.

    But hey, there is a very interesting old milestone on the far side of the road "Rathmines 1847" Its from the days when Rathmines was its own little town, with Dublin to the north and the fields of Donnybrook to the south. Donnybrook Fair was an infamous annual horsefair, piss-up and general brawl that people used to come from far and wide to enjoy.
    Written 9 December 2021
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