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Hill Walk (Easy) Killiney Hill Park

February 8, 2023

Meeting Point: Skerries Train Station

Time:  Meet at 08:40 a.m. departing on 08:52 a.m. train

Walk Starting point:  INK Café at dlr Lexicon       Walk Starting Time: 10.45 a.m.

Route: Dún L., Sandycove, Bullock Harbour, Dalkey, Dillons Park, Sorrento Park, Killiney Hill Park, Dalkey Quarry, Dalkey. 

Distance: 13 km

Duration: 3 hrs 30



Leader’s Note:

Starting with a lovely coastal ramble from Dún Laoghaire taking in Sandycove, Bullock Harbour, Colliemore Harbour with views over to Dalkey Is., then Dillons Park and Sorrento Park followed by a loop of Killiney Hill Park with stunning panoramic views from the Obelisk with a great return via Dalkey Quarry to Dalkey. Plenty of return DARTs from there.

We will meet at Skerries Train Station to catch the 08.52 train to Pearse, then the 09.42 DART to Dún Laoghaire, arriving 10.03. A short walk from the Station to INK Café at dlr Lexicon (Library) for a coffee and scone before heading off on the walk. Refreshments and food at the end of the walk in The Club Bar, Dalkey for those who wish to relax after it. NB No sandwich required as going for a bite to eat after the walk.  For anyone wishing to drive – there is the dlr Lexicon Car Park beside the Library on Queen’s Rd., Dún Laoghaire. Eircode: A96 DA36. €6 all day parking. Note: entrance to the left. NOT the Pavilion car park to the right which charges €13.

Return train times:

Dalkey   14.37  arr. Connolly 15.11 pl.6   dep. 15.23 pl. 4  arr. Skerries 15.59

Dalkey   15.07  arr. Pearse  15.36  dep. 15.43  arr. Skerries 16.23

Dalkey   15.47  arr. Pearse  16.16  dep. 16.21   arr. Skerries 17.00

Dalkey   16.17  arr. Pearse  16.47   dep.  16.53   arr. Skerries  17.33

Dalkey   16.27  arr. Connolly 17.02  pl.6   dep.  17.12 pl.3  arr. Skerries  17.43

Dalkey   16.37 arr.  Pearse   17.06    dep. 17.13   arr. Skerries   17.57

Dalkey   16.57 arr.  Dún L   17.05    dep. 17.11    arr. Skerries   18.12   

Please text leader John Coleman by Tuesday 7th Feb. if interested in going on the walk along with mob. phone number for contact and indicating whether meeting up in Skerries or Dún Laoghaire.  

For ease of communication and updates a WhatsApp group will be set up for this walk. If you do not wish to be included in this WhatsApp group please let the leader know when you get in touch to book your place. 

Colliemore Harbour


February 8, 2023


John Coleman