Riverbank is five minutes walk from the centre of Roundwood, which is one of several claimants to the title "highest village in Ireland". The bed and breakfast is within easy reach of Dublin, with is a bus service passing the front of the house three times daily.
The Vartry Reservoir Trails are just five minutes walk from Riverbank. Guests can take a stroll around the two lakes or try their luck at fishing, while for golfers the immediate area offers several courses, so there is something of interest for everyone.
There are five local pubs, most of which serve meals. There is also a Bistro and Centra with an ATM.