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Address: Howth Village, Howth, Ireland

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Breathtaking !!

We visited Howth recently and not for the first time either,. Its an amazing place , so much to see and do. The walk along the hill is most invigorating and to see the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
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dublin
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44 reviews 44 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We visited Howth recently and not for the first time either,. Its an amazing place , so much to see and do. The walk along the hill is most invigorating and to see the lighthouse in all its glory is spectacular. I would reccommend it to anyone who likes to walk and we will be back again , hopefully many... More 

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Coimbra, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

It was an amazing experience to walk along this high cliffs while regarding the horizon ocean line. Great sunset and amazing view to the dublin bay. Exausting but worth it ;)

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

So very refreshing from the hustle and bustle of Dublin! A wonderful afternoon spent enjoying the fresh air, bracing wind and beautiful views! Wonderful cafes, bars and restaurants! The Dart took only 30 minutes, so no traffic jams....a real bonus!

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Banska Bystrica Region, Slovakia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

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

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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Brussels
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

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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Egg Harbor City, New Jersey
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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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