Killiney Hill Park
This park has all types of walks, from paved and forest paths to steep quarry steps, and the unrivaled views look out over the Irish Sea, Dublin City and the Wicklow Mountains, especially from the castle and hilltop obelisk.
Killiney Hill Park, Mount Auburn, Scalpwilliam, Dalkey, County Dublin, Ireland
This is a typical Irish bakery, with everything from home-baked apple tarts and cream cakes to brown bread and scones, plus some local favorites like chester cake. There’s a great breakfast and lunch menu, too.
The Country Bake, Castle Street, Dalkey, County Dublin, Ireland
The shelves here are jampacked with organic produce, preserves and health foods, while the deli counter has baked goods, salads, juices and smoothies. Give yourself a boost with the turmeric shot or even work out a plan with the in-house nutritionist.
Select Stores, Railway Road, Dalkey, County Dublin, Ireland
Just a short walk from the village, this harbor is a popular fishing base. From here, you can take a boat (ferries are seasonal) to Dalkey Island, which is uninhabited except by seals and goats.
Coliemore Harbor Coliemore Rd, Dalkey, Co. Dublin, Ireland
Vico Road to White Rock
The Vico Road boasts sweeping views across Killiney Bay to Bray Head, the Wicklow Mountains and back to Dalkey Island. From here, take the steps up to explore Killiney Hill, or down the cliff to White Rock beach, a popular bathing spot.
1 Vico Rd. Killiney, County Dublin
Dalkey has many pubs, but this one — dating to 1868 with lovely features like a Victorian facade and an all-wooden bar — is full of character and characters.
Finnegan’s Pub, Sorrento Road, Dalkey, County Dublin, Ireland