Indulge in some retail therapy in the exclusive boutiques and gift shops in Foxrock village, just five minutes from Brighton Wood. When you’re all shopped out, stop off for a well earned lunch or glass of wine with a friend at Michel’s, or save your appetite for lunch at The Gables or an indulgent dinner at Bistro One – some of South Dublin’s best dining options all on your doorstep. For home chefs, a visit to thomas’s of Foxrock is a must. thomas’s is renowned for its wide range of freshly stocked fruit and vegetables and extensive selection of fine foods and wines. The delicatessen is packed with a large range of cheeses, meats and salads.


An abundance of excellent primary and secondary schools are located close by, including St Patrick’s* and St Brigid’s National Schools* for the little ones, and Loreto Foxrock*, Blackrock College* and St Andrew’s College* for the teens. For third-level students, UCD and Trinity are both within easy reach.

Enjoy a great day out at Leopardstown Racecourse, which offers a full calendar of racing events during the year, including the famous Christmas festival. An excellent golf course is also located in its grounds.

Several highly regarded cafés and restaurants are located in the village and its surroundings, while the neighbouring suburbs of Dundrum, Cornelscourt and Cabinteely offer further options. And with Carrickmines Retail Park, the M50 and Dublin City Centre only a short drive away, nothing is out of reach.