Dublin - Day Trips from Dublin (PDF Chapter)
This is the Day Trips from Dublin chapter from Lonely Planet’s Dublin guide-book.
Want to escape the city? This chapter includes the very best excursions from Dublin and they can each be completed in a day. Must-sees include Brú na Bóinne and Glendalough.
- Howth, a seaside village with terrific restaurants at the foot of a bulbous head with fine walks
- Enniskerry & Powerscourt Estate, a Palladian mansion with a stunning garden and even better views of the surrounding countryside
- Castletown House & Around, Ireland’s largest Palladian home, built for the 18th century’s richest man
- Dalkey, a compact village by the sea with a nice harbour and coastal walks
- Malahide, a delightful north Dublin village with a 12th-century castle and 101 hectares of tended gardens
Coverage includes: Brú na Bóinne, Glendalough, Howth, Enniskerry & Powerscourt Estate, Castletown House & Around, Dalkey, Malahide.
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