Follow Lovin Dublin

  • Home /

  • Feature /

  • 8 Places Within An Hour Of Dublin For A Magical Sunny Sunday Adventure

8 Places Within An Hour Of Dublin For A Magical Sunny Sunday Adventure

By katedemolder

July 16, 2017 at 9:27am


We're so lucky that we've got so many great places right on our doorstep in Dublin.

Since we're facing on a sunny Sunday, you'll surely want to do something nice, so why not take a short journey to someplace special? 

You'll surely find something you like among in one of these eight spots...

8. Powerscourt Gardens and Waterfall

Wicklow is called the 'Garden of Ireland' with good reason. This stunning waterfall and gardens in Enniskerry was voted third best garden in the world by National Geographic. Absolutely gorgeous spot.

Powerscourt Deerpark And Waterfall

7. Kildare Village

A day's shopping never hurt anybody, and the discounts here are incredible with a great range of food choices too.

A Dsc05404

6. Greystones

Super close, and you can hop on the DART if you don't feel like driving. Make sure to have some lunch in the Happy Pear while you're there.

Greystones Harboura 5072W

5. Newbridge House and Farm

Beautiful house and gardens with a real farm where you can feed the animals, they've got a brilliant playground too if you're bringing along any little ones.

Cozy Newbridge Red Room

4. Lough Tay, Roundwood

This picturesque lake is also known as the Guinness lake, and the beach on the northern side is covered in bright white sand which was imported by the Guinness family.

Screen Shot 2015 02 13 At 14 37 32

3. Newgrange

This prehistoric monument in Meath is a world heritage site, older than the Egyptian pyramids. Really impressive walking around the place to think they built this so perfectly without the help of any modern machinery.

Newgrange Burial Chamber

2. Glendalough

Another amazing Wicklow location that we just had to include in the list, the valley of the two lakes has great hiking trails and so much nature and wildlife.

Glendalough Beautiful

1. The Sugar Loaf

This is the ultimate day trip from Dublin, just a short drive from the city and a seriously rewarding climb to the top, and you can treat yourself to lunch in Avoca after.

Three Rock Mountain Southern Tor 1

READ NEXT: This Comedy Tennis Match Happening In Dublin Next Weekend Looks Absolutely Gas


Subscribe to our Newsletter

Get the best of your city straight to your inbox.

I'd like to receive news and exclusive offers from Lovin Dublin including competitions, products, commercial partners and activities. By submitting this form you agree to our T&Cs and our privacy policy