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Address: Howth Village, Howth, Ireland
Phone Number: 353861076140
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Lovely walk around the head of howth. Very rough terraine and inclines. great views though. Seat halfway along.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Lovely walk around the head of howth. Very rough terraine and inclines. great views though. Seat halfway along.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Absolutely stunning walk around the pier. If the weather is good you can see the hills and island across. There are so many birds and cute little boats all around. Definitely worth a visit, as there are many cafe and seafood restaurants in the area as well.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

Beautiful area, loved the walk, really enjoyed it until we came back to find that OUR CAR HAD BEEN BROKEN IN TO. Apparently it's a regular occurrence particularly hatchbacks and rental cars but they will rob anything. Car park was full when we got there so don't think that it's safe just because it's busy. It's a real shame about... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

Howth head is a stunning little fishing community on the north side of the Dublin Bay. Although it has a working pier, it's also holds a strong lure for tourists, and well-off homebuyers. Driving through the streets off the main road is picturesque and entertaining, but I'd recommend you take the DART from Dublin and save yourself the time and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Beautiful views Stick to the main hike as the other (longer ones) are poorly marked and lead you through streets and random neighbourhoods. The main hike is full of stunning view points.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Staying in Dublin decided to get the dart ( train ) to howth adult price is €6 return. What a fantastic day out . The weather was good and we had a lovely walk around the harbour then went to the top of the head the views are brilliant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

What to do: Visit the lighthouse, watch sport-lovers riding their jet skis, walk along the road (to the lighthouse), sit beside the beach, take ferry to Ireland's Eye (an island 15 mins far and visible from Howth beach) How to reach: Take DART train from Connolly Station; should take around 30 mins. If staying for 3 days or have plans... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Stroll along the seawall to the lighthouse. Watch the fisherman shooing away seagulls. Enjoy the beauty!

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Went here with family and toddlers and all of us enjoyed thoroughly. Great walk to the lighthouse, you can see plenty of seagulls flying above. The toddlers were excited to see the seagulls. There is a small area by the pier as well where you can have a small picnic. A lot of the birds descend there and its a... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Visited Dublin for four days, glad I left a day out for howth! The most beautiful little find with great views. We took the dart from Connolly st, 30mins €6 return. Having read the reviews on here I expected a little walk with a nice view of the sea. When infact it was a strenuous walk with amazing views!! So... More 

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