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Address: Howth Village, Howth, Ireland
Phone Number: 353861076140
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Breathtaking views from the cliffs

My husband and I walked up the paved streets towards the beautiful cliffs until the houses ended and the dirt walking trail began. The trail was rocky and steep at times, but not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

My husband and I walked up the paved streets towards the beautiful cliffs until the houses ended and the dirt walking trail began. The trail was rocky and steep at times, but not too diffucult. The trail is right on the edge of the cliffs at times, so if you are afraid of heights you may not want to go.... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Took a lovely walk along the harbour wall, great view across to the Eye of Howth. There are daily boat trips out to it. We also went up to the cliffs which had breathtaking scenery, well worth the visit to them.

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Saratoga, California, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We spent an afternoon wandering in Howth by the sea. If you are there, do stop by and visit Alan at the West Pier Art Studio. We loved his work - but especially liked the extensive research and documentation he is doing on the fishermen and the local fishing industry. It is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about the... More 

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Swords, Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The lovely fishing village of Howth also had a little trek (1.8K from the harbour) up to the Summit. Here you will have glorious views over Dublin Bay right across to the Sugar Loaf mountain in Bray. For those who like a gentle walk there is a not too taxing walk along the cliff to the Lighthouse. Sit a spell... More 

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Nashport, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

My husband and I made a trip to Dublin in July 2015. We had each day planned with lots of sights except our last day which I left open to fill with any unfinished business. We surprisingly finished all of our sight seeing which left our final day completely open! We had several locals recommend a trip to Howth so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

If you are trying to think of something to do on a lazy sunday or any day for that matter, then you need to visit Howth Head. Its a great way to get some fresh air in the lungs, get some exercise and see the wonderful views this great country has to offer. Make sure to wear comfortable runners and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We stayed with family in Howth and just loved It. The Harbor is beautiful and there is a nice playground for kids. I think if you are able it is best seen on a bike. It is a hard ride up but the views from the top are fantastic! There are some lovely walking trails as well. Don't miss it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We trained from Dublin to Howth mostly to have dinner at the elegant Aqua Restaurant, which was worth the trip. The little marina in this fishing village was camera-loving picturesque. Not finding much in the way of shopping, we took the cliffside walk and were excited to find a house W. B. Yeats one lived in. For bookies like us,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Make the effort around Howth and you will be rewarded with beautiful views and an odd chat or two. It a funny little place but it really grows on you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Take the DART train from Dublin directly to Howth -- 6 Euros for a round trip, and it takes only about 20 minutes -- but you will be transported to an amazingly beautiful location just minutes away from the city. Once there take the Cliff Walk right from the city. The total walk is probably just under 10K, although if... More 

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Address: Howth Village, Howth, Ireland
Phone Number: 353861076140
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Howth

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