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Built in 1851 the two-walled promenade was a feature of Blackrock for over a century. Visitors come to enjoy a seated view of Dundalk Bay and the Cooley Mountains while eating locally made ice cream.

The sea wall was built in 1851. The two walled promenade was a feature of Blackrock for over a century. One wall fronted the strand, while the other faced the street. The wall rendered the main street much narrower than it is today.

In 1952, the inner wall was removed and the street widened in order to cater for the increasing number of motor cars coming into use.

The promenade wall was completely refurbished in 2001 by Blackrock Tidy Towns and Louth County Council. The wall is exceptional in both its proximity to the main beach and because of its in-built seat provides a beautiful free facility for all to avail.

Tips from locals

Great all year round with lovely cafés, pubs, restaurants and boutiques.

Dog friendly
Family friendly
Free to visit
Free car parking
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Contact details
Main Street,Blackrock,Co Louth
Visit duration

We recommend planning to spend 30 minutes to 1 hour here.

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