Swords Town

A visit to the Fingal County Town

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Length: Half Day

Steps: 1. Swords Castle. 2: Main Street/Pavilions Shopping Centre. 3: Ward River Valley Regional Park

Overview

Take a morning out to the visit Swords, the County Town of Fingal. Take in the wonderful Swords Castle at the northern end of Main Street. Enjoy some window shopping along Main Street, as you stroll towards the Pavilions, before heading out to Ward River Valley Regional Park to finish off the morning's fun. 

Swords Castle Entrance

Swords Castle and Town Park

Overview

Located in the centre of the ancient town, Swords Castle contains over 800 years of history. Read more
Swords Castle
Swords Castle and Town Park
The castle was built by the Archbishop of Dublin, John Comyn, around 1200, as a residence and administrative centre.
Swords Pavilions Shopping Centre

Swords Pavilions Shopping Centre

Overview

Pavilions is north Dublin's premier shopping centre with over 90 great shops, restaurants and cafes as well as the 11 screens Movie@Swords cinema all under one roof. Read more
Swords Pavilions Interior
Swords Pavilions Shopping Centre
Pavilions is north Dublin’s premier shopping centre with over 90 great shops, restaurants and a cinema.
Ward River Valley Park Swords

Ward River Valley Regional Park

Overview

Ward River Valley Regional Park is a linear park on the banks of the Ward River south of Swords town. Read more
Ward River Valley park Swords Exercise Equipment
Ward River Valley Regional Park
Ward River Valley Regional Park covers an area of 220 acres between Swords town centre and Knocksedan Bridge.

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