Whether you want to cruise around the top iconic attractions with your family, or venture out with your friends, Dublin is the perfect place to add to your bucket list of road trips. With the many sightseeing attractions from the Ha’Penny Bridge, to the Kilmainham Gaol, you are ensured an experience of a lifetime at the heart of Dublin and it’s beautiful destinations.
Discovering Ireland’s greenery
What better way is there to engage with Irish culture than to sit taking in the countless stunning views that the country has to offer? With a range of accessible parks including the Phoenix Park, with many trails to get stuck into and iconic monuments to explore, here you will find some of the country’s most photogenic points of nature. As well as herds of the striking fallow deer and zoological displays, these are some of Dublin’s best kept secrets that are a must to include on your road trip adventures.
The heart of Dublin: Ha’Penny Bridge
A trip to Dublin would not be the same without visiting the famous Ha’Penny Bridge. As a key part of Dublin’s skyline, the bridge is an absolute must-see when going for walks or sightseeing trips. Placed in the centre of Dublin, the iconic bridge captures the beautiful cityscape, illuminated by its busy hive of activity over the water. With an average of 30,000 people walking across the bridge per day, be sure to mark your steps along the beautiful superstructure on your strolls around Dublin.
Exploring the Howth Cliff walking routes
For those wishing to escape the chaos of the city centre, the Howth Cliff Walk is the perfect destination for discovering beautiful walks and landmarks across Dublin. With a range of walking routes to try, you’re bound to be encapsulated with the stunning coastal views that Ireland has to offer. As the Howth Cliff walk can be an all-day tour with family or friends, whether you’re travelling by motorhome or car, the routes of the Howth Cliff Walk are accessible for all. With their car park available for overnight stays, anyone on their road trip is ensured a safe place to stay. For those looking for a motorhome to complete their exciting Dublin adventure, Thompson Leisure offer a range of luxurious motorhomes and campervans to hire in Ireland for the best possible road trip experience.
Dublin’s iconic Kilmainham Gaol
For those looking for the perfect historic adventure, one of the famous monuments Dublin has to offer for your road trip is Kilmainham Gaol. This hotspot of Dublin is the perfect addition for the more history-minded tourists. With a selection of tours created to help you absorb the stories of the revolutionaries and prisoners once imprisoned here, the Kilmainham Gaol will not fail to amaze you with the most inspirational stories of modern Irish history. For those wanting to dig deeper into the history of Ireland, the top floor of the Gaol includes an art gallery filled with paintings and sculptures to get a true feel of the historic building.