Dublin – Skerries Mills

Skerries Mills Dublin

Skerries Mills is a unique collection of two windmills and a watermill with associated mill pond, mill races, wetlands and is an ideal place to visit on a day trip. Step back in time with the guided tours and see the mill as they were in day gone by with many of the exhibits working.

One of Dublins top tourist attractions.In association with Fingal County Council, Dublin Tourism, Heritage Island, Houses & Castles of Ireland, Fingal Tourism. Following a ten year restoration project undertaken by the County Council, F.Á.S. and the local community, the centre is open to the public throughout the year.The mills with associated mill pond, mill races and wet lands are now a focal point for Skerries Town Park and the site commands wonderful views of the coast and off-shore islands.

Facilities At Skerries Mills

  • Watermill Café – savoury lunch dishes, salads, soups
  • Craft Shop – recognised by the Crafts Council of Ireland as a Quality Retail Outlet

 

Skerries Mills Events

Farmers Market

  •  Every saturday from 10.00 until 16.00.

Vintage Threshing Display

  • Towards the end of August each year, the corn crop is harvested in the traditional manner using horse and steam power.

Music on Sunday

  • September to June, 12 noon to 14.00
  • Enjoy a Sunday brunch and listen to some local musicians: traditional Irish music and dance/barber shop singers/Brass and Reed. They are always delighted to hear from new musicians

Christmas At Skerries Mills

To Find out more about the Santa At The Mills Winter Wounderland

Directions To Skerries Mills

The mills are located at the southern end of Skerries town, on Ireland’s east coast, only 30 km north of Dublin City. Its easily accessible by public transport (bus or train) free parking for private vehicles and ample coach parking.

Skerries is signposted off the MI motorway via Balbriggan from the north or via Lusk on the R127 from the south. The Town Park incorporating the mills is located at the southern end of Skerries. Follow the brown heritage signs for Skerries Mills. Ample free parking is available.

Suburban train heading north from Dublin stations Connolly, Tara and Pearse take the Drogheda line stopping at Skerries. The route for Pedestrians from the train station to Skerries Mills is signposted and is an approximate 5 minute walk.

Bus no. 33 from Lower Abbey Street in Dublin City Centre, via Swords, Lusk and Rush. Alight at the ‘Holmpatrick Church’ stop and walk 2 minutes into the Town Park via Miller’s Lane.

 

 
 

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