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Dollymount Strand

Hollymount Hollymount Bull Island, Dublin 3, Ireland
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Dublin beach

Long Sandy beach and Bird sanctuary different activities held during the summer such as Battle of... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
Dublin, Ireland
via mobile
An unexpected delight!

A trip to Bull Island is well worth the visit to see the lovely Dollymount Strand and a fab walk... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2017
Dublin, Ireland
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Hollymount Hollymount Bull Island, Dublin 3, Ireland
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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Long Sandy beach and Bird sanctuary different activities held during the summer such as Battle of the bay, volleyball and the Kite Festival

Thank Gerrirish
Reviewed 28 March 2017

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...More

Thank MsIreland2
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...More

Thank Beanie14
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...More

Thank Rosslareharbour
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.

1  Thank CiaraW10
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...More

Thank drjsaleh
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...More

1  Thank Theycallitmadness
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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 !

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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....More

Thank ASN24
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...More

Thank Ngmn07
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3 June 2015|
Response from JW D | Reviewed this property |
- From the Wooden Bridge (Clontarf) end: * literally just cross the road from the bridge to reach Kinara, which has for years offered a very interesting "eastern" menu. Its the place with a turbaned figure standing at the... More