If you’re a fan of outdoor activities, Dillon’s Park might be the place for you. It features playground equipment, a freshly repaved Exercise Track, and baseball and softball fields. The park also has a frisbee golf course and a new pavilion. You can even enjoy a movie in the park. Dillon’s Park is located at Inis Caoin, 38 Coliemore Rd, Dalkey Island, Dalkey, Co. Dublin, A96 DH97. The park is surrounded by beautiful trees and offers views of Dalkey Island. If you’re looking for a restaurant nearby, Idlewild Cafe and Pepper Laine are located in the nearby area.
Dillon’s Park is named after a local family who were some of the original residents in the area.
The park was founded in the early 1990s by a group of local residents who saw the potential for the site to be developed into a public park. The park was officially opened to the public in 1994 and has since become a popular spot for both locals and visitors to Dalkey.
The Dillons Park Festival is the biggest event to be held at the park and takes place every year in June. The festival celebrates the local community with a range of activities and entertainment on offer, including live music, food stalls, face painting and much more.
The park also has fully accessible hiking trails that connect to Grampus Lake. The trails are approximately three miles long. There’s an Osprey viewing area and docks for fishing. Visitors can also enjoy the park’s picnic areas and overnight camping. There are lean-tos and picnic areas for those who prefer a rustic experience.
Dillons Park is open all year round and the opening hours are as follows:
Summer (April-September): 8am-8pm
Winter (October-March): 9am-5pm
The best way to get to the park is by public transport, with a number of bus routes stopping nearby. For more information on how to get to Dillons Park, please visit the Dublin Transport website.
If you’re looking for an affordable, yet beautiful camping option, Dillon’s Park might be the right place for you