As the leaves turn from green to golden, there is an undeniable beauty that descends on Dublin during autumn. Whether you are a tourist or a local, these are some of the top places to explore the city’s stunning scenery this autumn.
St. Stephens Green
Located in the city centre next to Grafton Street, this is the ideal spot to go for a stroll. Steeped in history along with its charming lake and surrounded by Georgian townhouses around the perimeter, St. Stephens Green is the ideal space where one can escape from the hustle and bustle of the city and witness the changing colours of leaves, even better against the backdrop of a blue sky.
The park is just 20 mins walk from us and can be reached via LUAS and buses as well.
Irish National War Memorial Garden
The Irish National War memorial is located in Island bridge along the south bank of the River Liffey. The pathways between the rose gardens, tree avenues, and herbaceous borders allow for pleasant walking and makes up for some very good photographs as well.
The park can easily be reached by buses from our hotel.
In Phoenix Park, Europe’s largest city park, you can hire a bike or take a stroll among many water bodies, grasslands, Wellington monument, Dublin zoo, Cricket and Rugby pitches. As the leaves change colours and starts to fall, the park looks so beautiful. Sit back in the tea rooms, sip on something toasty and watch the world change its colours.
The Phoenix Park is just 15 mins drive from our hotel.
The Grand Canal Docks really comes alive during autumn. Located close to Bord Gais theatre, the area is well connected by public transportation. Take a walk from Grand Canal Dock along the canal and you are bound to see orange leaves surrounding boats and has some great spots to click good pictures.
National Botanic Garden
Another great place to have an incredible autumn experience is the tour of National Botanic Garden in Glasnevin. One can have a guided tour through the autumn leaves and herbaceous borders savouring the seasonal colour and viewing some of the sculptures dotted throughout the gardens along the way.
The National Botanical Garden is just 9 mins drive from our hotel.
Saint Anne’s Park
Located near Clontarf on the north side of Dublin is the hidden gem of Dublin called Saint Anne’s Park. The park is huge and has a number of interesting features, from its stunning rose garden to stone follies. The park also provides playing pitches, golf, tennis courts, Saturday market, café and more. Autumn is the perfect time to visit this park as the leave changes colour and have a real oriental vibe to them.
The Saint Anne’s Park is about 20 mins drive from our hotel.