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.
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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
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
There are two public parks in Dublin that the majority of Dubliners may be unaware of so they are often referred to as ’secret gardens’. One is Iveagh Gardens near Stephen’s Green and the other is the little park at Blessington Street Basin. Of the...More
This little area of tranquillity so close to the city centre is precious. Acting as a reservoir providing water to the north city since the early 1800s and continuing as a water source to distilleries until the 1970s, it was handsomely revamped by the local...More
Found this little park and lake a short walk from the hotel where we were staying by accident. An old reservoir which had a sealed surface path and what I imagine would be attractive flower beds in season. Well worth a visit if you are...More
I just stumbled across this place while I was out for a run, and it was amazingly beautiful! I definitely recommend adding this to your walking / running route. It's on the way between the city centre and the Glasnevin cemetery.