Dun Laoghaire Harbour, Dun Laoghaire

Categories: Piers & Boardwalks, Tourist Spots
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4.8/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web
Say you've been to the town's main tourist attraction by heading to the boardwalk at Dun Laoghaire Harbour. A quick trip from Dublin, this area has a rich history as well as beautiful harbor views. Since 2011, the harbor has welcomed cruise ships to its shores and has provided a number of recreational activities for tourists, including kayaking, kite-surfing, paddle-boarding, sailing, and biking, among others. Walk the well-maintained East Pier for the best views. This town offers a number of bed and breakfasts, small accommodations, and one large hotel. Using our international travel planner, Dun Laoghaire attractions like Dun Laoghaire Harbour can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • A lovely walks on a bright but blustery October day...walking around the harbour we noticed some beautiful little heads pop out the water...2 seals had swum into harbour ..amazing. 
  • Went to Dun Laoghaire to swim in the 40 foot but the water was too choppy for safety swam in Santycove .Dun Laaoghaire was stunning mostly the buildings I was very impressed ,there was a great feeling...  read more »
  • Lovely walk along the harbour must be followed up with an ice cream from Teddy's. For just a couple of euros you get enough ice cream to sink a shop - it's like a meal! Go for Oreo dipped - delicious! 
  • A must-do when in Dun Laoghaire, especially on a bright sunny day. Sometimes a musician or two are playing, fishermen are fishing, gulls float in the air above and the views north across Dublin Bay are lovely. A fine, gentle stroll. Sadly no more ferry traffic arrives through the harbour, ending 204 years of connection to Holyhead in Wales.
  • A superb place for a evening walk , and a brilliant ice cream place at the lighthouse during the summer
  • Nice place to go for coffee/lunch/dinner or biking but after 13:00 you cannot bike on Harbors
  • Nice, small port. Nice to have a walk on one of the piers
  • Either you take the East or West Pier, this sturdy structure won't leave you hanging. Remember to visit the lighthouse museum at the end of east pier.
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