The best things in life truly are free, and one of those things is simply the beauty a sunrise has to offer on a crisp morning in Dublin. Clayton Hotel Charlemont is an ideal location for any guest who is chasing the tranquillity gained from those early morning sunrises, that is why we have compiled a list of the 5 best sunrise viewpoints in Dublin.
1. Killiney Hill
Killiney Hill walk has a quick and easy to follow route. The Killiney hill walk is arguably one of the best walks in Dublin. It’s perfect if you do not fancy an overly strenuous ramble and the views of Dublin Bay from the top are simply out of this world. Just a 30-minute drive from Clayton Hotel Charlemont.
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2. Dun Laoghaire
The East Pier of Dun Laoghaire Harbour is a popular place for walkers, and joggers alike. The pier boasts a Victorian shelter and bandstand that was first constructed in 1890 and has undergone extensive renovations the first of which was back in 2004. The east pier is a popular 5.2 kilometre’s easy walking route with smooth concrete and seashell surface and granite walls. Offering fantastic sea views, and only a 25-minute drive from Clayton Hotel Charlemont.
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3. Howth Pier
Regardless of a beautiful sunrise Howth Pier is a firm favourite for a casual stroll. Bask in the small seaside village of Howth, where the land meets the sea and creates the most amazing natural environments for adventure and the great outdoors. Steeped in history and culture, Howth is one of Dublin’s Oldest working harbours.
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4. Samuel Beckett Bridge
The Samuel Beckett Bridge, (or any bridges in the city centre) are ideal spots for an early morning sunrise, guaranteeing an amazing sunrise. Being in the city centre you are in an ideal location for a coffee and breakfast after your stroll.
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The stunning Sandymount strand is last on our list, but most certainly not least. Walk the beautiful sandy beach at Sandymount for your next sunrise adventure and you won’t be disappointed.
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Going on a hunt in the early hours for that perfect sunrise in Dublin, can cause a decrease of energy: not an ideal beginning to the day. In order to avoid such occurrences, make sure before you start any sunrise adventure to these fabulous Dublin viewpoints, grab yourself a Red Bean Roastery coffee to fuel your day, at Clayton Hotel Charlemont.