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Perfectly peaceful

Took a while to find it, not very well sign posted but a lovely peaceful piece of Dublin, nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John M
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Off the beaten path but very impressive

We were on our way to Poolbeg Lighthouse biking towards Shelley Banks carpark when we caught sight... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Thomas L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took a while to find it, not very well sign posted but a lovely peaceful piece of Dublin, nice walk, superb views, nature meets industry set amongst the docks. Great views of Dublin from all angles. A hidden gem .

Thank John M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on our way to Poolbeg Lighthouse biking towards Shelley Banks carpark when we caught sight of the Great South Wall, or the South Bull Wall as it is also called. There aren’t too many tourists down here. That spot is well off the...More

Thank Thomas L
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

I'll make this short and sweet, because even though I'm a true-blue Dubliner, the directions to this area is a little tricky for a tourist, and I most certainly don't want to be giving you a bum-steer (I'll explain that in a moment). With your...More

Thank Exocet1
Reviewed 5 February 2018

This place is absolutely worth the effort of getting there. We went yesterday and had trouble getting parking nearby as there were so many people out on a bright winters day. It's a lovely 20 minute walk from the top of the wall to the...More

Thank Beanie14
Reviewed 28 December 2017

This place is awful... I dont underestand why it has so many great reviews. Decided to go for a walk along the pier on our way home from Dublin town. The pier is right next to the Poolbeg chimneys which are disgusting up close anyway....More

1  Thank Panettonet
Reviewed 17 November 2017

After sailing past this wall / walk on the way in and out of Dublin sailing to Holyhead I wanted to do the walk so with my two friends we did. it was a fairly calm day but as you walk into the bay it...More

Thank daymoLiverpool
Reviewed 27 August 2017

The Great South Wall has the potential to be a fantastic attraction, as the views across the whole of Dublin Bay are tremendous! The weather needs to be favourable but it's accessible at all times of the year & it's completely free. However - it's...More

Thank C_and_H_11
Reviewed 12 January 2017

It's only a short ride by bike from the heart of the city - but it's a different world and a different take on Dublin and it's surroundings. There is a car park if your driving at the entrance to the pier. From the northside...More

1  Thank Garry K
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Requires a car, or dedication to get from city centre. Nice walk out to lighthouse. many people walking their dogs. good timing means you see the ferries from wales come in also.

Thank Aar0nBNZ
Reviewed 26 April 2016

If you have an hour and its a sunny day why not take a walk down to the South Wall Lighthouse and catch the fresh breeze or watch a ferry or cargo ship come into Dublin Port. You can start the walk in Sandymount/Irishtown park...More

Thank Mad_dublin
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