there is so much to see and do in dublin so why not make the most of it and use our complimentary gibson bikes to explore the city? our bikes are simple to use via the wewheel app, just download the app, unlock the bike and off you go! we have included our favourite cycle routes for you to enjoy close by to the hotel so you can start planning your trip to dublin!
1. the gibson hotel to st anne’s park
route takes 24 mins / 7 km
head down to st annes park in clontarf, it is a only short cycle from the hotel in north dublin. you can check out the beautiful sea views on clontarf road of dublin bay. the final stop being the former home of the guinness family in st anne’s park, making sure to time it with the farmer’s market (running 10am-4pm every Saturday) for some hot-food refueling, you will be spoiled for choice!
2. the gibson hotel to phoenix park
route takes 30 mins / 7.5 km
dublin’s phoenix park stretches over 350 acres and is one of europe’s largest urban parks, it represents a cyclist’s dream with its largely flat gradient and stunning views. keep an eye out for the aras an uachtarain (president’s house) which is located in the park. after that, continue on up taking a left at furze road where you might be lucky enough to catch some of phoenix park’s other residents – some 450 deer, continue onto ordnance survey road – the deer’s usual stomping ground. the park is also home to dublin zoo, which definitely worth a visit!
3. the gibson hotel to jameson distillery / guinness storehouse / st patrick’s cathedral
route takes 32 mins / 7.2 km
head down to smithfield and visit the jameson distillery– do a tour, sample the whiskeys or do a whiskey masterclass with real experts! next stop the guinness storehouse – give yourself plenty of time as there is lots to see and do in the storehouse! enjoy a pint of the black stuff in the gravity bar where the views of the city are spectacular! finish your cycle with a trip to st patrick’s cathedral, a beautiful medieval building steeped in history.