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Looking to get out in fresh air on your break away at the Beacon Hotel? Ticknock is the ideal place to go, being just a 10-minute drive from the hotel. Located at the foothills of the Dublin Mountains, Ticknock offers 10 km of mountain and forest trails for you to enjoy.

One of the most popular trails is the Fairy Castle Loop, this moderate trail takes between one and a half – two hours to complete, the trail will bring you to to the ruins of the Fairy Castle, sit here and enjoy the fantastic view of the city below, before heading back down. Make sure to stop by Three Rock Mountain, which will give you more wondering views of Dublin to enjoy.

If mountain biking is more your thing, the Ticknock mountain bike trail is ideal to venture out on. The trail comprises of purpose-built single-track trails and forest roads that are designated for use by mountain bikes. The trail is 8 km and takes the ride through beautiful forest and of course offers wonderful views of Dublin.

Ticknock is the ideal place to visit when staying at the Beacon Hotel, whether you want to hike, enjoy a scenic walk and picnic or go mountain biking, Ticknock has something to suit everyone. Book your stay at the Beacon Hotel below.