Woodbrook Lodge is located just off the merrion road (often referred to as Ballsbridge road), on a quite residential road between Ballsbridge and Sandymount. Take the Serpentine Avenue turn off Merrion Road, and take the Claremont road turn off Serpentine Avenue. Farney Park is the first left turn off Claremont road. Woodbrook Lodge is on the right side just after the road turns to the right. The house is noticeable by its front dormer window. Please refer to the map at the bottom of this page.
The exact address of Woodbrook Lodge is:
32 Farney Park
From Dublin Aiport
See bottom of this page.
From City Centre : three main routes (traffic permitting 10-15 min drive):
• up Merrion Row, Baggot St Lower, Baggot St Upper, Merrion Rd and as per above.
• up Nassau St, Clare St, Mount St Lower, Northumberland Rd, Merriod Rd and as per above.
• up Pearse St, Ringsend rd, Bridge St, Irishtown rd, and Sandymount Rd. Farney Park is the first right following Sandymount Church. Woodbrook Lodge will be 200 metres on the left.
From North over East Link Bridge : (5 mins after east link) at the roundabout after crossing the bridge, turn right on to Sean Moore Rd. At the end of Sean Moore Rd, turn left on to Beach Rd. Take the first right off Beach Rd, called Leahys Terrace (along the side of Sandymount Church). Leahy’s Terrace leads on to Sandymount Rd. Turn left on to Sandymount Rd, and Farney Park is the first turn to your right. Woodbrook Lodge will be 200 metres on the left.
From South via N11/M50 : (5 mins from Nutley Lane Junction) : If using the M50 we advise to take the Sandyford exit and follow the signs to the N11. Turn left on the N11 towards the city centre. Continue on the N11 until Nutley Lane (just at Large Transmission Mast), where you turn right off the N11 on to Nutley Lane. At the end of Nutley Lane, turn left on to Merrion Rd, heading towards the city centre. Continue along Merrion Rd passing Bewleys and Four Seasons hotels. Take the next right turn at Serpentine Avenue, and follow the last few instructions as per top of the page.
15 mins from City Centre – Connolly station, Tara St, Pearse St.
Woodbrook Lodge is 5 mins walk from Sandymount Mount Dart station, which can be accessed by either northerly or southerly dart trains. On exiting Sandymount station take an immediate left on to Holyrood park (narrow rd running alonside train tracks). Continue along the train tracks, there is a special walkway (do not turn to the right with the road) which leads you down to the level crossing at Serpentive Avenue. Turn right at this level crossing, and take the right turn at the end of Serpentive Avenue (small roundabout) on to Claremont Rd. Follow the last few instructions as per top of the page.
Note: Inter City Trains connect with the DART communter services at Connolly Station and at Pearse St stations. Take the new LUAS train connection from Hueston Sation to Connolly Station if necessary (if travelling from Western or Southern Ireland).
From and To City Centre, 10 to 20 mins traffic permitting
If you intend to travel by Dublin Bus, you have two main options. Buses that will drop you off on the Merrion Rd just before or after the Serpentine Avenue junction, or buses that will drop you off in Sandymount Village.
The following buses leave the City Centre and stop in Sandymount Village (and Vice Versa):
No. 2 : leaves parnell sq east (north end of O’Connell St). Take the Beach Rd stop in Sandymount, take any of the side roads (not cul de sacs) off Beach Rd to Sandymount Village. Walk down Sandymount Rd (past Tesco, leaving village towards Sandymount church) and take first right on to Farney Park. Woodbrook Lodge will be 200 metres on the left.
No. 3 : leaves O’Connell St. Take the stop just at Tesco, and walk back in the direction the bus came from as per No 2. above.
No. 18 : Does not leave City Centre, but travels cross city in a western direction. Good if you are starting your journey from either Palmerstown, Ballyfermot, Rathmines, or Ranelagh. Take the stop in Sandymount Village and proceed past Tesco as per No .2 described above.
The following buses leave the City Centre and stop on Merrion Rd (and Vice Versa) :
No 46. from Fleet St. Take the RDS stop on Merrion Rd. Continue in the same direction as the bus for a short distance (100 metres), before turning right on to Serpentine Avenue. Continue as per instructions on top of page. No 5/7/7A. from Burgh Quay. Take the RDS stop on Merriod Rd. and proceed as above.
Note : Each of the Bus depart points are a short walk from Busarus, Dublins provincial and inter city Bus terminus.
From Dublin Airport, 40 mins to 1 hour
Apart from a Taxi (which is expensive 40-60 euro), the easiest and quickest way to get from the Airport is the Aircoach service (big blue bus), which departs outside Arrivals. It costs in the region of 7 euro for a single journey. There are two options.
This service leaves every 10-15 minutes. Take the Ballsbridge route. Tell the driver you want to go to the Four Seasons Hotel in Ballsbridge. The driver will tell you when you reach the stop, but it is obvious with Bewleys hotel on one side and the Four Seasons on the other side. The bus stop is at a cross roads. A busy road with two smaller roads on either side. Your stop is on one of the quite roads. Cross the busy road to the quiet road on the other side. The road is called Sandymount Avenue. Walk to the end of this road. It is a 5-7 min walk. You will pass a train station (level crossing – Sandymount Dart). There is a T junction at the end of Sandymount avenue. Take a left at this junction. You will see Sandymount village. Carry on through the village until you pass the Tesco Supermarket. Farney Park is the next left after Tesco. Woodbrook Lodge is about 200 metres up Farney Park, on the left as the road curves. You will see the name plate on the wall.
This service leaves in an hourly basis. Take the Greystones route. Tell the driver you want to go to the Sandymount stop. The driver will tell you when you reach the stop. When you disembark at the stop cross the main road (strand road) and travel down the road facing you on the other side, Newgrove Road. Newgrove Road is about 200 mtrs long and curves to the right. Newgrove Road leads you to the park (small triangular park) in the centre of Sandymount. Walk straight past the park (with it on your left side). You come to the main cross roads in the centre of Sandymount. There is a left turn, a sharp right, and a not so sharp right. Take the not so sharp right taking you on to Sandymount round. Walk down Sandymount road, through the village until you pass the Tesco Supermarket (on your right). Farney Park is the next left after Tesco. Woodbrook Lodge is about 200 metres up Farney Park, on the left as the road curves. You will see the name plate on the wall.
Map of the Area
The map below outlines the location of Woodbrook Lodge, approach routes, and some well known amenities close by e.g. RDS, Aviva Stadium etc.