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Blessington Street Park (The Basin)

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7 Blessington Street Park, Dublin, Ireland
North City Centre
+353 1 830 0833
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Blessington Street Park is one of my favourite places which will take you leisurely from Phibsborough to Broadstone with a pop into Blessington Basin if you’re so inclined. It’s a peaceful stroll through grassed areas, flora and even by bee hives.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank porterIreland
Reviewed 12 August 2018

This park happened to be near where i was staying in dublin, very small but nice (except for local homeless). I wouldn't go out of my way to go here.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mark G
Reviewed 31 July 2018

An interesting place for a stroll around. Very quiet spot and a real hidden gem.Used to be a reservoir for the north of the city and now a park. When i was there it was quiet with two park wardens walking around. It did not...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ciog52
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Always wanted to visit here for a wander around "The Basin", but each time I was on my way it lashed! So this time on a lovely sunny day I took the wee guy for a walk around it and stopped to watch the ducks...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Shaun K
Reviewed 29 September 2017

The Blessington Basin is located in between Dublin City Centre and Phibsboro. The water area is home to a lot of birds and ducks. Great place to just sit and relax and watch the world go by. However, there are times when the walking areas...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank hurricane999
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely place in the middle of Dublin to chill out for a hour and feed the ducks give it a go you won't been disappointed.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank honest280
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This was once a crucial part of the water supply for the city of Dublin but now it is a charming quiet retreat from the bustle of the city. The main feature is the basin and the walkway around it. You will find a good...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank J B
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful spot frequented by the homeless living in the nearby shelter. The serenity may be disturbed by drunken arguments.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank AsiaBROB
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Wonderful jewel hidden off the main drags A lovely rectangular walk around the water feature is a favourite exercise spot for the staff of the local Mater hospital. Beautiful wrought iron benches ideal for sunny lunchtimes with sandwiches from the local favourite Deli Suz Drunks...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank ProfessorRathgar
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Luckily I live next to the basin,it's a wonderful escape when you live so close to the city,the flowers are always worth a photo and the new fairy garden is lived by the kids,keep up the good work

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank D6511TProbertm
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10 January 2018|
Response from honest280 | Reviewed this property |
He lived on fontenoy street for a while,which is a stone throw away from the basin.