Dublin's fine parks and gardens are the life of the city. They cover a total area of around 5000 acres and range from botanical gardens to large nature reserves and public parks all of which can provide a retreat from the fast life of the city and a great day out.
Dublin's numerous parks and gardens are the life and lungs of the city. The 2,000 hectares of green space range from the historic Phoenix Park, to nature reserves, Georgian Squares and sports grounds.
A retreat from the hustle and bustle of modern day City life, Dublin's Parks and Gardens provide unparalleled opportunities for enjoyment, exploration and exercise in the heart of the capital!
Dublin can really boast about its wide variety of parks, ranging from the largest to the smallest. You would never imagine that the city of Dublin would have so much green and open space throughout.
Most parts of Dublin have at least one park or square, whether it is just a small pool with surrounding trees or a huge park of almost 2,000 acres. Here are some of the most popular parks in Dublin that provide a calming and tranquil oasis, right in the heart of hectic city life.
Dublin city and county have a large number of public parks, flowering gardens and waterways. In addition to the squares from the Georgian era, such as Stephens Green and Merrion Square, there are many botanical gardens and large public parks with fine gardens. Dublin also has the River Liffey, the Royal Canal and the Grand Canal which offer scenic walks and an escape from the hustle and bustle of city life!