St Marys lies in the Fingal Valley, just 15 minutes from the coast. It is a small country town which retains some of its historic buildings.
The Doll and Toy Museum houses an expanding collection of toys from around the world. The town is surrounded by forests, and there are various lookouts with spectacular coastal views. The challenging walk to the top of St Patricks Head will reward the energetic with 360 degree views of the coast and Fingal Valley.