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Great Escapes in Dublin and the surrounding areas.

You’ll find a list below of some of the more energising and scenic places to see and visit in Dublin and surround areas.

Glendalough, Co.Wicklow

For thousands of years people have been drawn to ‘the valley of the two lakes‘ for its spectacular scenery, rich history, archaeology and abundant wildlife. Glendalough is a remarkable place that will still your mind, inspire your heart and fill your soul... Read more


Newgrange is a Stone Age monument in the Boyne Valley, County Meath, Ireland. Newgrange was constructed over 5,000 years ago (about 3,200 B.C.) during the Neolithic period, which makes it older than Stonehenge and Great Pyramids of Giza. Newgrange is a large circular mound with a stone passageway and chambers inside. The mound is ringed by 97 large kerbstones... Read more

Powerscourt Estate & Waterfall

Plan your visit to one of the world's greatest gardens, see Ireland’s highest waterfall, our championship golf courses & superb shopping... Read more

Dublin Bay Cruises

This idyllic cruise on the capital’s beautiful Dublin Bay has become a “must” on every one’s to do list. With views of the stunning landscapes of the Dublin Mountains, Ireland’s Eye, Lambay Island, Dalkey Island, Joyce’s Martello Tower, the Baily Lighthouse and the world renowned bird sanctuary on Bull Island to name but a view, this is a day out not to be missed. Why not take a trip on Dublin’s beautiful living bay and enjoy the city from a truly unique perspective... Read more

Dun Laoghaire’s FarmersMarket

The People’s Park Co Co Market is located on the edge of Dún Laoghaire town centre in the historic People’s Park. The Park has been open to the public since 1890 and features great examples of Victorian architecture with the Gate Lodge and the Tea Rooms, a bandstand featuring the original gaslight standards and a playground. The market is a very popular spot, attracting large crowds every weekend. Over 50 vendors trade each Sunday selling a wide range of products including hot food, baked goods, art and crafts, artisan food products and seasonal produce... Read more

Russborough House

Russborough is a stunning Palladian mansion overlooking some of the most impressive views in Ireland. Designed in 1741 by Richard Cassels, it took 10 years to build as “one of the most beautiful houses in Ireland”. (Bruce Arnold, The Irish Times, 1997)With the Wicklow mountains and Blessington lakes just a stone’s throw away the setting is idyllic... Read more

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