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Grand canal is a nice area and the square itself is kept clean and has good amenities. What is disappointing is if you take the walk up the canal all the way up to Portobello. The pavement is really in disrepair, there is litter in...More
The Grand Canal runs from the port of Dublin via a basin (with canoe racing when we were there) and through areas where old Georgian houses sit opposite modern buildings. It is calm and peaceful, yet always close to road access. Every Friday there is...More
This grand canal is quite a nice walk. It is on the southside of the city and there are a lot of Georgian and Victorian buildings along the canal. There are also ambassador houses and it is obvious a wealthy neighbourhood. The canal cuts and...More
Loop walk aside the canal. Start anywhere next to the canal (we parked the car at harolds cross bridge and started there but car is not required and you can also start at luas station Charlemont), walk to grand canal direction (down to the sea),...More
Walk to any point on The Grand Canal and just walk along its paths. You'll pass embassies, locks, stone bridges, parks, mansions, shops and historic houses without the hustle and bustle of Temple Bar, the Liffey or Grafton Street, just a comfortable mix of exercise,...More
I suggest that you start at the River Liffey, where you can see where new condos and restaurants have replace docklands. As you walk along, you will pass a variety of residential neighbourhoods. You can always get back to downtown streets, but if you like...More
I got married on the banks of the Grand Canal, that's how much I love it.
I've lived in the Portobello area for over ten years and one of the highlights is the canal. I now live looking onto the canal so I get to...More