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Address: Howth Village, Howth, Ireland
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Fab day out from Dublin

we wanted to see something outside Dublin city centre but didn't want to spend a long time travelling. We decided on Howth as it is a short journey on the DART. We had a great day... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

we wanted to see something outside Dublin city centre but didn't want to spend a long time travelling. We decided on Howth as it is a short journey on the DART. We had a great day exploring the harbour and then doing one of the walks which was shown on a map in the harbour. The walk took us up... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Many people come to Dublin and don't realise it's a coastal City built around a long Bay. Howth is a well heeled suburb 15 km from the centre of the city. ...I It's also dublin s main fishing town so as well being picture postcard pretty the food is amazing too. ..It's a lovely place to walk around and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This village/town is very close to Dublin so it's easy to approach it. 20 mins and you are in the country side. Fresh air, wonderful view, a good walk down (and a tough walk up) if you are interested in checking out the light tower. In the village you will find cute little restaurants, hobbit sized buildings and a castle... More 

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White Rock
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

Whether you start in the village or at the summit, Howth walks provide breathtaking 360 degree views of Dublin Bay, Howth and the surrounding areas. They can vary from a simple walk in the harbour to a longer trek along Balscadden and the cliffs, or a round trip to the two peaks and across the golf courses. On a clear... More 

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L-Iklin, null, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

picturesque fishing village with fantastic views and surrounding howth castle ruins. Ate the best fish and chips from there.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Absolutely stunning walkway around the cliffs and up to the head of Howth. Start off at the village, walking right to the end and turn right and walk straight up the road by the sea which will bring you to a car park and then allows you walk onto the trail. Offers breathtaking views of Dublin and the cliffs at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I got bus 31 went through the town, marina, posh houses etc. the line ended by the sea and I walked down to look at beach and caves. Well worth the trip. I've never seen such a colourful beach, the pebbles are a rainbow and the solid rock ripples with Pink, white, blue and green. I wish I could have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We traveled to Howth by the Dart Train. Easy. If you love the seashore, fishing boats and views. It was wonderful. The air smelled so fresh. There are tons on places to eat and drink. We visited the Market and brought back fabulous bread and cheese and olives and salami. So much that we ended up picnicking on our room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Having heard of Howth from friends, we finally got to visit this little gem!! Wonderful scenery, plenty of restaurants, pubs, bars and cafés. Very tidy, however parking can be an issue when the weather is good, be warned!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Great views,great walks , just a lovely place.Good parking at the top and then visit the harbour on yor return.

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Address: Address: Howth Village, Howth, Ireland
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Howth

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