Scenic Walks around Dalkey

Guided Walks

@ Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre

guided walks
Guided Literary Walks to settings in the work of James Joyce, George Bernard Shaw, Flann O’Brien and Hugh Leonard. Also covers Maeve Binchy and Joseph O’Connor.

For bookings / enquiries please contact
Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre:

(Must be pre-booked, with a minimum number of six).


Castle Street, Dalkey, Co. Dublin
t. (353 1) 285 8366


Castle Street to Coliemore Harbour


View Dalkey Island and return by Sorrento Road.

To Coliemore from church: 20 mins.

Return via Sorrento Road to Dalkey: 30-35mins

Total walk: 55 mins to 1 hour




Coliemore Harbour to Killiney Beach and DART station

Coliemore Harbour to Killiney Beach and DART station

View Killiney bay, Dalkey Island Dillon’s Park and Sorrento Park.

From Dalkey to Killiney Station approximately 1 hour







Killiney Hill, Dalkey Hill, the Obelisk

Killiney Hill Dalkey Hill the Obelisk

View Killiney Bay, Dublin Bay and Killiney Hill Park

Allow 15-20 mins to climb each hill as they are quite steep (A basic level of fitness is required).






Bulloch Harbour and James Joyce Tower

Bulloch Harbour

View Bulloch Harbour, James Joyce Tower and stunning sea views in this area.

To the harbour from Dalkey: 10-15 mins

To James Joyce Tower from Dalkey: 25-30 mins