Although it is one of the smallest counties of Ireland, County Dublin is also one of the busiest and most populated. There are a huge amount of things to do in Dublin County, from the lights of Dublin City to the golf and riding of the green countryside which is littered with dramatic castles, delightful coastal villages and ancient parklands. Taking County Dublin accommodation is a great way to enjoy a huge variety of activities and cultural attractions. Apartments in Dublin city are in constant demand by tourists from across Europe and even further afield, largely due to tales of Dublin’s magnificent nightlife, which slowly trickle back across the Irish Sea.
Many people heading to accommodation in County Dublin will head straight for the city. There is a huge amount to enjoy from accommodation in Dublin city, with a huge number of attractions from Dublin Zoo to Dublin Castle, all within easy walking distance, meaning you do not have to splash out on a hire car on a Dublin holiday. The city, having been founded over 1,000 years ago by the Vikings, holds a huge number of historic attractions, and there are many great cultural tours of the city available from the Dublin tourist information centres located throughout the city. The Dublin Writers Museum, Malahide Castle, the Fry Model Railway and Talbot Botanical Gardens are just a sample of the varied attractions of this magnificent region.
There are a range of great festivals throughout the year in County Dublin, attracting a huge number of people to the region from across the UK. The Dublin Fringe Festival is one of the most exciting times to explore the city, in the second and third weeks of September. The International Comedy Festival and Dublin Theatre Festival, in September and October respectively, are hugely exciting times to be living in County Dublin accommodation, as the whole area becomes awash with shows and entertainment, and the bars overflow with merry makers enjoying the refreshed lifestyle of good living and better entertainment.
If you are staying in self catering Dublin accommodation, it really is worthwhile venturing into the beauty countryside. County Dublin is home to a huge number of excellent links golf courses, many of which can be played by visitors. The countryside is particularly good for horse riding holidays too, with some fantastic routes along the coast and into the hills, prefect for riding.
Dublin City breaks are great fun, with a modern, lively atmosphere throughout the old, culture rich streets. During the evenings, the city is awash with things to do, including world class Dublin restaurants and pubs, festivals and concerts, meaning that any visitor will be able to enjoy a fantastic city break in a Dublin apartment at any time of the year. A huge number of people each year find a really cheap flight to Dublin Airport and escape for weekend break to Dublin, shopping and enjoying the unquenchable atmosphere.
The weather in the area is generally pretty good, by in Dublin, things can change fast! In summer, temperatures average around 20°C in July and August, providing long, warm days to play golf, walk or ride or enjoy Dublin’s shopping, restaurants and attractions. In the winter months, although rain is not uncommon, temperatures average around 10°C, and there are plenty of places in the county in which to escape any showers during your stay in accommodation in Dublin.
There are a huge range of cheap flights to Dublin Airport (DUB) from England and Scotland. Between Aer Lingus and Ryanair, almost every single airport in the UK is connected to Dublin Airport, with cheap flights found with amazing ease.