Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre, Dublin Location
The heritage town of Dalkey has its location on the southern tip of Dublin Bay.
It is approximately 12 km. from Dublin city centre. The DART journey is part of the visitor experience along the beautiful coastline.
Coliemore Harbour is just 10-15 minute walk from the town. Here you can relax, take the sea air and sit and watch ships and sailing boats pass by.
You may even catch a glimpse of our dolphins!
The town has a pretty village atmosphere. There are bars, restaurants and bistros galore to suit all tasted and pockets. The main visitor attraction is Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre. Here, the history of the area is brought to colourful life by costumed actors. If modern technology is your hobby, then you will enjoy accessing more historical information on the interactive screens in the Heritage Centre in Dalkey Castle.
There are beautiful walks up every side road. If you book a guided walk in the Heritage Centre in summer time, an experienced local guide will fill you on nuggets of information not found in any guide book!
Directions to Dalkey, Co. Dublin:
Dart / Train to Dalkey
30 minutes from City Centre.
Click here for DART timetables
Dublin City Centre
Dalkey is 12.8km south on N31 or N11.
Exit 16 (Cherrywood)
Follow Signs for Killiney/Dalkey.
Dún Laoghaire Ferry
via coast road, travelling
south through Glasthule/Sandycove.
Parking Locally: See Map of Dalkey
Coach parking is available at the Bus Stop on Hyde Road.
Drivers can drop their groups at the designated bus stop on Ulverton Road (100 metres approx. from Dalkey Castle)
Proceed to the parking space around the corner at Hyde Road
See Map of Dalkey
Flights to Ireland:
Aerlingus Flights to Ireland
Dublin Airport / Hotels
Aircoach directly to Dalkey.
Aircoach routes to Dalkey