Phoenix Park Trail 1


Radio presenter John Murray visits the Phoenix Park in the heart of Dublin, which is the largest city centre park in Europe. John explores interesting and historical parts of the park.


John Murray

John's route will see him starting at Parkgate Street where in total John will complete 14km on cycle paths and 22km on roads in the Phoneix Park. There are 14km of cycle lanes in the Park. The visitors centre for the Park is situated in the Demense of Ashtown Castle which lies further along Chesterfield Avenue, along from the people's park which John has already passed which is just beside the zoo. Having stopped at the resorted victorian kihcen garden in ashtown astle, whichis a 17th centruy tower house john continues on his bike passing Aras an Uachtaran and onwards on to one of the many lodges in the park.

Easy national waymarked trail

This section is 14km

Estimated Time
This can be broken into different lengths, it is completed here by bike and on foot and takes 3 hours.

Terrain underfoot
Footpath, towpath, trail.

Total Height Climbed

Suitable for
Everyone depending on length and activity chosen.

Dogs under effective control allowed, please always clean up after your dog.