Sutton is in North Dublin approx 12km from Dublin city centre. Sutton is mainly a residential area with local amenities including a local shopping centre, hotel and pubs. Nearby areas include Howth, Raheny and Baldoyle. Sutton has good transport links being on the main Dublin to howth road, it has its own Dart station and on bus route 31 located about 12 kilometres from the city centre. Local amenities include nearby beaches of Portmarnock.