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Malahide, Co. Dublin

Malahide is a pretty town in County Dublin located 16km (10mi) north of Dublin City Centre. The sea has influenced much of the development of the town. The broad Velvet Strand stretches to the horizon and is very popular with swimmers and water sports enthusiasts. One of modern Malahide’s key features in the 300-berth marina making it place a very popular place for sailors. Thus Malahide is a popular destination for Irish and International yachts visiting the area.

Malahide is familiar place to those who like good food. With an array of restaurants renowned for the quality and diversity of their food representing numerous nationalities. This town is a wonderful place to visit. There are a selection of good pubs with traditional music.

Malahide has become one of Dublin city's satellite towns in but the town can be dated back to the 12th Century when a castle, Malahide Castle was built here and  Sir Richard Talbot was made Lord of the Malahide Estate. This castle is open to the public and is one of Dublin’s favourite places to visit. Also in the ground of the castle are a model railway museum, and an arboretum. Malahide was a prosperous industrial centre during the 18th and 19th Centuries. A silk factory, cotton manufacturing, salt works and cod liver oil manufacture are just some of the trades that were here. The introduction of the railway from Dublin in the 19th Century transformed Malahide into a residential area and a tourist destination for Dubliners. Despite some modernisation Malahide largely maintains its character.

On this page you can see a map of Malahide, see what's on in Malahide, find out how to get to Malahide, find things to see and do in Malahide, visit local websites for Malahide, find Hotels in Malahide, find Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs) in Malahide, browse restaurants in Malahide.

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Rail to Malahide

Malahide, Co. Dublin is served by Malahide.

Bus to Malahide

  • Dublin Bus provide an extensive local bus service to Dublin City and its suburbs and surrounds. The following Dublin Bus routes serve Malahide:
    • 102:
      • DART Station - Terminals 1 and 2
      • Terminals 1 and 2 - DART Station
    • 142:
      • University College Dublin - Wendell Avenue
      • Wendell Avenue - University College Dublin
    • 32:
      • Gardiner Street - Garda Station
      • St. James's Terrace - Gardiner Street
    • 32X:
      • Millview Road - University College Dublin
      • University College Dublin - Millview Road
    • 42:
      • Gardiner Street - Wendell Avenue
      • Wendell Avenue - Gardiner Street
  • Dublin Bus's Nitelink services provide the following late-night bus services to Malahide:
    • 42N:
      • Strand Road

Things to See and Do in Malahide

Malahide Golf Club Malahide Golf Club

Malahide, Co Dublin, Ireland
Malahide Golf Club is an excellent 27 hole Parkland course, maintained immaculately throughout the year. The Club is situated in the Fingal area of Dublin, close to the sea side villages of Malahide and Portmarnock. Dublin Airport is less than twent

Malahide Castle

Malahide, Co. Dublin, Ireland
Set on 250 acres of park land in the pretty seaside town of Malahide, was both a fortress and a private home for nearly eight hundred years, and is an interesting hodge-podge of architectural styles.

Hotels in Malahide

Grand Hotel Grand Hotel

Coast Road, Malahide, Co. Dublin
Boasting a 21-metre swimming pool, a spa bath and a steam room, this 4-star hotel is just 10 minutes’ drive from Dublin Airport. Offering rooms with satellite TV, The Grand Hotel is set within the coastal town of Malahide.

Island View Hotel Island View Hotel

Coast Road, Malahide, Co. Dublin
The Island View is set in the village of Malahide, a 15-minute drive from Dublin Airport. It faces a sandy beach and has free parking, a bar and restaurant. Each room has its own bathroom with a hairdryer.

Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs) in Malahide

Castle Lodge B&B Castle Lodge B&B

Back Road, Malahide, Co. Dublin
In the attractive seaside village of Malahide, Castle Lodge B&B provides well-appointed accommodation 10 minutes’ drive from Dublin Airport. This family-run County Fingal guest house serves wholesome food and has free parking and Wi-Fi.

Evergreen Malahide B&B Evergreen Malahide B&B

Kinsaley Lane, Malahide, Co. Dublin
Surrounded by large landscaped gardens, this award-winning B&B is located only 500 metres from Malahide Castle. All rooms include free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels.

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Pubs & Nightlife

Malahide Pubs and Nightlife: An essential part of Ireland's social life and a must for every visitor.

Guided Tours

Guided Tours and Bus Tours: Take a bus tour around Malahide, or an overnight tour visiting various sights in Malahide and the surrounding regions.

Map of Malahide