National Yacht Club


Walking Trips

NYC Walking Group

Just to advise there will be NO National walks in February or March this year.

Our next walk will be on 5th April doing the Dublin Mountain Way from Shankill to the Scalp and back.

We have done this the last couple of years and will meet at Brady’s pub at 10.45am.

Full details will be issued a week or so beforehand at the end of March.

Desmond Campbell,   Email:

NYC Walking Group Sandymount / Town Walk – Sunday 5th January 2020

Sunday, 5th January 2020.

Meet OSG (Sedgwick) Carpark @ 1.45pm.

Merrion Hall, Strand Road, Sandymount.

(A couple of hundred yards on the LHS after Merrion Gates)

Please note – we leave punctually at 2pm.

(Park immediately behind the building)

Any Queries to: Desmond Campbell. Mob: 087 256 5587.


NYC Christmas walk – Sunday 1st December 2019

No Walk in November – Next walk Sunday, 1st  December 2019.

Dalkey / Killiney  Meet NYC before 2pm Meet at NYC entrance hall @ 1.45pm 

Please note – we leave punctually at 2pm.

This is a walk of a little over 2 hour’s duration; initially heading east to the Forty-foot and then through Dalkey Village, Bullock Harbour and to the steps up Dalkey Head from The Vico Road.  Looping South around Killiney Hill Park and through the carpark to Dalkey Avenue. Then finally we travel back down The Metals arriving at the Club for tea before 4.30pm.                                  

(Tea/coffee and Scones for €4.)

Preferably, please email Desmond by 12 noon on Saturday 30th if you intend walking as we need to give the Club approximate numbers for catering purposes.


Any Queries to: Desmond Campbell. Mob: 087- 256 5587. 

NYC Walking Group – Sunday 6th October 2019

Our first walk of the season will be on Sunday week 6th October, in Roundwood – Meeting at 10.45 for an 11am start.

Please note – we leave punctually at 11am.

Please email Desmond by  12 noon on Saturday 5th to advise if you intend coming along.


NYC Walking Group Shankill / Scalp – Sunday 6th April 2019

Sunday, 6th
April 2019.

Meet Brady’s
Pub, Shankill @10.45am.

Please note – we leave punctually at 11am.

This walk is the first section of the Dublin Mountain Way and is about 3 hour’s
duration, including the lunch break.

Brady’s Pub is on the RHS
entering the town – see photo above. Whilst there is limited parking in the
Main Street, there is a […]

NYC Walking Group – Sunday 3rd March 2019

Sunday, 3rd March 2019 – Crone Wood

 Meet at Crone Wood Carpark at 10.45 a.m.

Please arrive early as carpark fills up quickly and walk starts punctually
at 11am.

Directions:- Simplest route is the R755 from Kilmacanogue up
Rocky Valley, signposted Glendalough and Laragh. After 2 kms turn right on the
R 760 signposted Powerscourt Waterfall (rather than heading up towards […]