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Hill Walk (Easy) Killiney Hill Park
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
This is an EASY HILLWALK
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.