2014 The Metals

As part of the dlr Summer of Heritage Programme 2014, you can avail of free walking tours of The Metals, on Wednesdays and Saturdays, until the 6th of September 2014.

This wheelchair-accessible tour takes approximately 90 minutes and leaves the Queen Victoria Fountain on the seafront in Dún Laoghaire at 7pm on Wednesdays and 1pm on Saturdays.

Historian and author Rob Goodbody, will bring a maximum of 20 people each time, along this historic route between Dún Laoghaire and Glasthule, that was used to transport quarried granite from Dalkey to Dún Laoghaire, for the construction of the piers and the harbour.

You can see details of the full programme of events that forms part of the dlr Summer of Heritage, here.

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