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Address: Howth Village, Howth, Ireland
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From Sutton to Baily Lighthouse and Howth

We took DART train from Dublin to Sutton and then walk along the cost to Baily Lighthouse and Howth. Beautiful nature sceneries. Must see! Video from trip you can find here... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We took DART train from Dublin to Sutton and then walk along the cost to Baily Lighthouse and Howth. Beautiful nature sceneries. Must see! Video from trip you can find here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y5k4Q7y2in0&feature=youtu.be

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

The most beautiful scenic walk I've head so far. The path is long but nice and the wind can be strong but at the end when you approach the lighthouse it's totally worth it. And it's also quite high if you dare to look over the edge. If you're into walks and are near Dublin definitely check this one.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

One of the best walks in Ireland. Serene beautiful and with a view that will take your breath away. Despite the busy location of Howth village just minutes away. Howth head feels like it's removed from the hustle and bustle of the city. Absolutely beautiful. Try time your walk so as that you arrive on the head at sun set.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I love this place from my youth. You can walk from Sutton cross right around the peninsula (10km). If you take the burrow beach up to the harbour and then around balscadden and over the hill of howth you can steer clear of traffic. You walk along the cliffs and are exposed to the elements and amazing views (bring your... More 

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Sundsvall, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Take the train for an hour an head off to the beautiful coast. Take a walk and enjoy the sea looking towards the lighthouse. Enjoy fish soup at one of the many nice restaurants. Get some wind in your hair!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

The taxi driver from the airport named this as the first thing we should check out on our first trip to Dublin. We went the next day and walked around this fantastic fishing village with fish markets, shops, pubs, working fishing boats, seals in the harbor and beautiful views. We loved it so much we went back on our last... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Howth is conveniently located 30 mins by DART from Pearse station, Dublin. We went there to see the seagulls, stores selling seafood and fishes and even managed to meet a few otters swimming at the pier. Snapped some photos there and had an excellent special fish and chips lunch for Euro 10.00 at the restaurant situated at Howth DART station.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Highly recommend the "Bog of Frogs" (follow the purple markers) trail. The scenery is amazing...and the trail is good exercise, but not too strenuous. When we got off the DART we had to ask a few people how to find the trail head in that it wasn't very obvious. A very helpful woman in the King Sitric hotel gave us... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Nice place to walk in Howth... The view up there is just amazing even in cloudy days... :) It doesn't take long to get there, but have a drink and biscuits with you :) Enjoy and update your selfies lol

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Just follow the purple arrows and this walk takes the path all along the cliffs to beyond Red Rock, passing the Baily Lighthouse, and then climbing to circle the Ben of Howth to return along the old tramline. The views of Lambay Island and Ireland’s Eye as well as Dublin Bay are spectacular. The cliffs are great for birds and... More 

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