12 Things To Do In Blackrock

Build A Sandcastle

Families have been coming to build sand castles for years.

Tip - Find Uncle Johnny who has been selling buckets and spades for the last 30 years.

Share A Meal

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Book a meal in any one of the award winning restaurants and cafes on the main street. (BOOK HERE)


Enjoy an Ice Cream

There are lots of shops and cafes that sell delicious ice cream all summer.

While away the hours sitting on the beachfront wall with an Irish ice cream.

Take a Walk

Take a Round The Rock or Wellie Walk

Explore the village and coasts with Blackrock Tourist Map

Cycle A Bike

The cycle from Dundalk will take about 20 mins ...

Blackrock is very popular with cyclists who enjoy the scenic 3 miles cycle from Dundalk.

Read A Book

Remember - no two persons ever read the same book.

The Crosscause charity shop has its very own mini library for you to while away some time.

Enjoy Tea or Coffee

Whereever you prefer to take in the view

The main street has a several Tea and Coffee outlets to suit your taste.

Sample A Pint

Visit a traditional Irish Pub - Slainte!

There are more than half a dozen bars and restaurants on the street for you take in a pint of Guinness


Kite Surf

Kites ahoy!

The area is ideal for Kite Surfing and has an avid local group of surfers – so bring your kite!

Explore Some History

Checkout the Churches and Graveyard on the Tourist Walk Map

The local church and graveyard is steeped in history if you want to trace your roots.

Play in the Park

The adults can checkout the mini outdoor gym

Blackrock has its own kids park area with climbing frames.

Grab A Bargain

Explore over to 30 shops and businesses

Checkout the seafront shops - you are sure to get a great gift