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Bull Island Visitor and Interpretative Centre

Causeway Road, Dublin 3, Ireland
+353 1 672 3392
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Walk the Bull Island

Long sandy beach with lots of shells everywhere, I walked all the way too the end and saw seals on... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Joyce S
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Horsham, United Kingdom
Dirty beach

Bull island beach is hardly even a beach, the water is so shallow and dirty and the sand is full of... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2017
Panettonet
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Just north of Dublin Harbour, this is a great place to birdwatch and admire the beautiful sealine view.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
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“wooden bridge” (3 reviews)
“sand dunes” (3 reviews)
“howth head” (2 reviews)
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Causeway Road, Dublin 3, Ireland
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+353 1 672 3392
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Long sandy beach with lots of shells everywhere, I walked all the way too the end and saw seals on a sand bar (probably too far for young children to walk, but the sand is hard enough for a buggy. Great place for children to...More

Thank Joyce S
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Bull island beach is hardly even a beach, the water is so shallow and dirty and the sand is full of flies because of all the litter. There is a good amount of parking but I dont think the water is clean enough for swimming...More

Thank Panettonet
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Catch the 130 bus from Abbey Street and get off when you see the wooden bridge! Beautiful place to take long walks! Make sure you wear a coat as it is mostly windy and bring a plastic bag if you are with your kids and...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Visited today and would highly recommend! Got the 130 bus from abbey street which dropped us at the harbour wall. Lovely walk out to the end watching all the birds and a few brace souls in the water! Nice sup of tea at the cafe...More

Thank jaxhayhurst
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

The interpretive centre on Bull Islamd is a little gem, a great place for young and old to visit. I remember coming here as a kid myself and marvelling at the displays about the flora and fauna of Bull Island, the birdlife in particular. Recently...More

1  Thank Bozeman-Dublin
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

It is the sandy island in North Dublin. There are the sandy beach, many of dunes covered by high grass and loads of different birds. Despite the fact that the island is situated in the city and there is a golf club here it still...More

Thank Sergiy M
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

You can make it as long or as short as you like. There are a couple of access points. When the tide is put the array of species of birds on the mud is fantastic. Hawks can be seen hunting in the dunes. Beautiful walk...More

1  Thank Brenda D
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Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

When visiting Dublin we love to drive and leave the car and walk down to the Our Lady statue. Views are amazing. This is a great walk for young and old. Loads of families are always walking it. The beach is sandy. You will feel...More

1  Thank shelly-ann
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

With views of Howth from one end and the city from the other, just a stones throw from lovely cafes and restaurants in Clontarf, this is a must see if you are in Dublin. Great for a summer walk, walking the dog or a night...More

Thank Stephen W
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

I've visited Bull Island many times over a long number of years. It is one of THE great public amenities in Dublin - and it's free! Great place to stroll, either aling the strand or along the North Bull Wall ffrom the wooden bridge. Dollymount...More

2  Thank Diarmuidog
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