Dublin Coastline Dalkey to Killiney Hill


Ross Lewis is an Irish Michelin star chef and proprietor of restaurant Chapter One. In this episode he takes to the urban Tracks and Trails, which meander along the coastal line of South Dublin.


Ross Lewis

On the last leg of his journey, Ross meets local historian Niall Burke-Kennedy. Ross and Niall walk through Sorrento Park and finally Ross climbs up to The Obelisk on Killiney Hill, where he takes in the magnificent sea views. Along this well-known urban coastal route, Ross has met fascinating people, visited wonderful places to eat and discovered interesting local history and seen stunning views of South County Dublin.

Moderate, the route is marked with Slí markers


Estimated time
1/.2 day. ( This can be broken up into shorter walks)

Total height climbed

Highest Point
153km at the Obleisk

Terrain underfoot
Footpath and road.

Starting point
Martello Tower, Monkstown

Suitable for

There is pay & Display on street parking in Monkstown. Nearest Dart Station is Seapoint. Return from Dalkey Dart Starion which is 15 minute walk from Killiney Hill Park. where the second walk ends or Dalkey Town where the first walk ends. How to get to start point: Walk towards the sea to get to the path Southbound - keep the sea on your left.