Skerries Harbour
Terns Sculpture Skerries


The word Skerries comes from the Danish word skere meaning rocks or a reef, and ey meaning an islet or small island. At the top of the Dublin Coastal Trail, Skerries is a small town with a fishing history and a proud participant in Irelands tidy towns. For past generations of Irish people, Skerries was a much-loved holiday destination, before the development of airports and the popularity of overseas holidays. The Mills are located minutes walk from the main street, the beach, and the Train Station. A visit is ideal for those taking an easy trip from Dublin City, traveling on the M1, or staying close to Dublin Airport.

Map of Fingal


Fingal’s motto ‘Flúirse Talaimh is Mara’ (Rich in Land and Sea) is reflected in Fingal’s equally rich variety of natural amenities, heritage, arts, culture, recreation, and leisure.

Home to around 300,000 Dublin residents, this borough stretches from the Naul across the magnificent Liffey Valley and Phoenix Park.

Dublin Coastal Trail

Dublin Coastal Trail

Dublin’s coastal trail is easily accessible by rail. View Dublin beyond the city, Stretching from Skerries in North Dublin to Killiney in South Dublin. Exploring Dublin’s coastline offers a range of activities whether you are seeking fun, relaxation or fine food. Treat yourself to scenic walks and cultural venues, museums, and hidden heritage away from the bustling city centre.

The Ancient East

The Ancient East

On the Irish Sea, Skerries is less than 30 minutes away from some of the Ancient East’s better-known destinations in the Boyne Valley. Ireland’s Ancient East showcases Ireland’s living culture and ancient heritage which are brought to life through stories that create unique visitor experiences and support vibrant communities.

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Skerries Mills is operated as a not-for-profit social enterprise, each visit supports the role of the Mills in the community.

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10am – 5.00pm. 7 days a week
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Open 7 Days

10am — 5:00pm



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Skerries Mills is open all year. See our Frequently Asked Questions section or get in touch. Access to the monuments is by guided tour only and we recommend booking your place.

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