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Address: Hollymount Hollymount Bull Island, Dublin 3, Ireland

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An unexpected delight!

A trip to Bull Island is well worth the visit to see the lovely Dollymount Strand and a fab walk along the Bull wall. A stunning view (360 degrees) of Dublin Bay. The ferry passes... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A trip to Bull Island is well worth the visit to see the lovely Dollymount Strand and a fab walk along the Bull wall. A stunning view (360 degrees) of Dublin Bay. The ferry passes by as it comes and goes on its travels. Fab beach there to walk on. Bull Island is a little treasure, I have added some... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 7 November 2016

This is one of the best beaches in Dublin if you really want to stretch your legs and get some sea air. The views are amazing and you can walk for hours on the beach and in the dunes. It's worth the bit of effort to get there.

Thank Beanie14
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

Dublin is not just about pubs & Guiness. It is surrounded by wondeful countryside, mountains and beaches all within striking distance of the city centre. Dolllymount is one of the beaches. It is 5k long with a sweeping clean sandy beach and sand dunes. It had spectacular views of Howth Head and the Wicklow mountains. There are 2 golf courses.... More 

Thank Rosslareharbour
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

Great sandy beach ideal for little ones to run and play, bring a picnic and just relax. lovely for a walk too. we will definitely be back.

Thank CiaraW10
Manama, Bahrain
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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Dollymount strand is a beach on the bull island in Dublin bay opposite clontarf. The island is connected to the makn road by 2 bridges. The bridges walk is just over one kilometer long. You can walk on the sandy beach for a relaxing time near the sea water.

Thank drjsaleh
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 533 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

A spectacular beach and nature reserve only about three miles to the north east of Dublin's city centre, I have been here so many times over the years. People say the water is contaminated, people say it is bad here at night, but like most places it could be, you're not going to come here at night, it hasn't got... More 

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Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Lovely beach,great memories playing in the sand . Serenity & Therapy ...a few minutes from Dublin city centre !

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 27 February 2016

dollymount strand is the name of the beach on bull island. it runs about 4.5km along with a reserve for birds on one side. it is a great walk. the best way to access the beach is via the wood bridge from the main road. at the end of that walk is the Star of the Sea statue. there are... More 

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Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

To solve the silting sand problem a stone pier from Dollymount (3200yards into the sea) was constructed,which connects to the 5km long sand beach golf course )To facilitate this a wooden bridge was laid.At the end of the stone pier is famous "Star of the sea" statue i.e. realt na Maria, funded by the port workers n sailors. It is... More 

Thank Ngmn07
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Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

Take a short bus or bike ride to Clontarf on Dublin's Northside (don't believe the negative things you read in the travel books) and you will come to Bull Island , home to Dollymount Strand. Take a long walk on the fantastic beach or through the sand dunes or along the North Bull Wall with amazing views of Howth to... More 

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