Ah, Dublin. Where do we even begin? Dublin’s a charming city no matter where you go, but there are a few places out there that will make you feel extra lovey dovey, especially if you visit them with your current or future significant other. These are some of the best date spots in Dublin!

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Love Lane

It might seem like a cliche, but it’s a cliche you absolutely have to experience. Love Lane is located in the heart of the city centre. The lane is a part of the Love the Lanes project, which focuses on turning the dark streets of Dublin into vibrant and exciting areas. Featuring bright colours, this street is full of love art and messages that will make you smile and giggle. It’s a must-visit spot while on a date and a good place to snap a few photos!

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Dun Laoghaire Pier

Romantic dates are often associated on long walks down the beach before enjoying a candle-lit dinner. Well, the first part can definitely be done on the Dun Laoghaire Pier! Walk along the pier and breathe in the fresh air - bonus date points if you can make it in time for the sunset, it’s totally worth it!

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Iveagh Gardens

Stop by Iveagh Gardens if the weather’s nice, take a walk down the mazes and enjoy the fountains, which have been around since 1865. The gardens are absolutely wonderful during the springtime and they’re a well-kept secret from the tourists. Don’t forget to stop by the waterfall - yup, there’s a waterfall!

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St. Stephen’s Green

While you’re at it, cross the street and enjoy a longer walk at St. Stephen’s Green park. Once a private park, St. Stephen’s Green officially opened to the public in 1880. Have a picnic on the grass or take a walk down to the lake and feed the ducks - it’s one of the most perfect date spots ever! During the summer, St. Stephen’s Green is often used for concerts and random events - there’s never a dull moment!

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Howth

Take a hike - quite literally. Stroll down the gorgeous and ever so picturesque area of Howth. Explore the market, visit the castle, and try to get as close to the ocean as possible. You can easily reach Howth with a DART and it’s conveniently just a few minutes away from the city centre.

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Dublin’s Islands

While you’re at it, turn your date into a day trip. Make the most of the summer and book a tour to one of Dublin’s islands - read the full guide on the islands here. One of the best experiences ever is taking a walk to The Skerries Islands during the low tide. It’s definitely one of the most unique date spots ever!

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Ticknock

Ticknock is a suburban area just outside of Dublin. If you’re the adventurous type, challenge yourself by taking on one of the Ticknock routes and hike up the Dublin mountains. The landscape is truly spectacular and features some of the most incredible viewpoints that are totally worth the hike! On a side note, the name of this place is just adorable.

And that’s our choice for most romantic places in Dublin! What are yours? Let us know in the comments!

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