Killiney Hill is a popular destination for walkers and hikers to avail of the spectacular panoramic views of Dublin
When you reach the top, enjoy the spectacular views of the surrounding area. To the northwest you'll spy the Dublin city skyline. Cast your eyes east to look out over the Irish Sea and possibly spot the mountains of Wales (on a good day). Finally, to the south you'll be able to spot the Wicklow Mountains and Bray Head It is a favourable moderate to easy trail that can take anywhere from 25-45minutes depending on your chosen start point. The pyramid on Killiney Hill is a little gem along the trail, built in 1852 by Robert Warren, the locals refer to it as the “Wishing Stone”. Legend has it, a wish comes true if you gaze toward St. Begnet's Oratory on Dalkey Island while climbing the top pinnacle of the pyramid and circling all its levels.
And if you really want to make a day of it, why not try some of the amazing local cuisine Dalkey and Killiney have to offer - here are some of the best places to eat nearby. Located at the foot of Killiney Hill, the Vico Baths are a great way to cool off after a scenic hike. Head back to the Talbot Hotel Stillorgan and warm up in TalbotFit's steam room or dig into a delicious meal in our Brass Bar and Grill.