The Blessington Street Basin is known as Dublin's secret garden, as it remains largely undiscovered in the city. Most of the park is water and it also includes an artificial island created as a refuge for animals.
1.5km from O'Connell Bridge
Situated in Dublin City on the Tolka River between Glasnevin and Drumcondra and just downstream from the National Botanic Gardens, Griffith Park extends to 7.5 hectares.
3km from O'Connell Bridge
Overend Way, Overend Avenue
Dublin's only 38 acre working farm which is open to the public all year round. On the estate you will find many attractions including the Overend family home, gardens, vintage cars, farm and play area.
6.6km from O'Connell Bridge
The Phoenix Park is said to be the largest enclosed city park in Europe, consisting of 1,752 acres. It is home to Áras an Uachtaráin (the official residence of the President of Ireland) and Dublin Zoo.
3.5km from O'Connell Bridge
Ardgillan Castle & Demesne is Ireland’s hidden gem. Set in spectacular parkland overlooking the Irish Sea with a magnificent view of the Mourne Mountains. The ‘castle’ is a large eighteenth century country-style house with castellated embellishments.
27.9km from O'Connell Bridge
Founded in 1795, the National Botanic Gardens are a botanic haven within the bustling capital city. Set in Glasnevin, County Dublin, the gardens contain more than 15,000 plant species from habitats around the world.
3.2km from O'Connell Bridge
Tolka Valley Park is spread over 140 hectares, near Blanchardstown in Dublin City. The linear park follows the Tolka River Valley for 8km from Mulhuddard to Ashtown.
9.6km from O'Connell Bridge
Marlay Park in Rathfarnham County Dublin is a 300 acre public park comprising of woodlands, ponds and walks. Recreational spaces include a golf course, tennis courts, BMX cycle track, football pitches, a cricket pitch and children’s playground.
7.5km from O'Connell Bridge
A one-hectare garden found at the foothills of the Dublin Mountains, Knockcree is located in Carrickmines. The planting of the garden began more than 70 years ago, but it still retains its original Victorian structure and design.
12.1km from O'Connell Bridge
Brickfield Park is a Dublin city park with all-weather pitch, located between the Crumlin Road and Mourne Road. To the north of the well-known Iveagh Ground, the park extends to 11 hectares.
3.1km from O'Connell Bridge
Fingal Tourism, MainscourtMain Street
Ward River Valley Park in Swords, County Dublin, is spread over 89 hectares of woodland habitats, wetlands and rolling grassland, punctuated by archaeological remains.
13.1km from O'Connell Bridge
18 Waltham Terrace
The Dublin Garden Group (DGG) is an organisation which includes some of Dublin's most distinguished private gardens. Through DGG, groups can visit the gardens, many of which are not open to the public.
7.2km from O'Connell Bridge
Farmleigh House and Estate located in Dublin’s Phoenix Park serves as an accommodation for visiting dignitaries and a venue for important national and international meetings. The estate includes a wonderful collection of gardens, walks and plants.
The former home of the Guinness family, St Anne's Estate now provides an extensive public park and rose gardens in Dublin City. It is the largest enclosed park in the Dublin, with about 112 hectares, playing pitches, tennis courts and more.
6.7km from O'Connell Bridge
C/O South Dublin County Council, County Hall
The Sean Walsh Memorial Park in Tallaght, County Dublin, is an oasis at the heart of a densely populated urban area, providing a landscaped parkland, ornamental formal gardens and a recreation area for visitors.
9.5km from O'Connell Bridge
Ardgillan is situated on the elevated coastline between Balbriggan and Skerries and is unique among Dublin's Regional Parks for the magnificent views it enjoys.
28km from O'Connell Bridge
45 Sandford Road
Created over the last 43 years by Helen Dillon (author, broadcaster and columnist) with an ever-changing colour scheme and a collection of unusual plants.
2.9km from O'Connell Bridge
Rathmichael Lodge is an old-fashioned garden set in Shankill, County Dublin. The garden is full of old roses, apple trees, clematis and honeysuckle.
15.3km from O'Connell Bridge
The elegant Merrion Square, in Dublin City, is adorned by an attractive public park and retains much of its Georgian character.
1.3km from O'Connell Bridge
Killiney Hill and Dalkey Hill form part of Killiney Hill Park, a small public park overlooking both Dalkey and Killiney villages. The views of Dublin in all directions are spectacular from this vantage point.
13.5km from O'Connell Bridge
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