Blackrock is within easy reach of a range of colorful Dublin’s well-known sights. Among the most popular attractions here are the fabulous Blackrock Shopping Centre and the incredible Frascati Shopping Centre. Also, well worth the effort are Blackrock Park and the Royal Irish Yacht Club.
Do make the effort to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region the special place it is. Admire, learn and be amazed in the most popular museums such as the Dalkey Heritage Centre in Dun Laoghaire, the National Maritime Museum of Ireland and the National Print Museum. Enjoy seeing the region’s best and brightest live on stage at the Royal Dublin Society.
To surround yourself with nature, go and check out the nearby parks and reserves. These are great places to breathe deeply and relax. Unwind and relax, throw a ball and make the most of the sunshine at nearby Sandymount Beach. To discover the nearby wilderness head out to the Killiney Hill Park in Dun Laoghaire. Rest a while and enjoy the sunshine in tranquil places such as Peoples Park in Dun Laoghaire, Herbert Park and Dillon Garden.
Hit a few balls at the Elm Park Golf and Sports Club, amongst the most popular greens in the area.
To enjoy some retail therapy, browse the Dundrum Town Centre.
Sports fans who are into rugby union or soccer will love the atmosphere at iconic Aviva Stadium, the home of local favorites the Ireland national rugby union team and the popular Republic of Ireland national football team. Afterwards, follow local sports fans to a nearby pub for a post-match beer ot two.
To really get to know Blackrock, think about booking your accommodation close by in one of the area’s many accommodation options. Make reservations for the Bewleys Hotel Ballsbridge, the Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, or the DoubleTree by Hilton Dublin - Burlington Road.