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Address: Howth Village, Howth, Ireland
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Hike up to Howth Head

The trail was practically deserted on a Monday afternoon when we visited. I can think of no excuse for that except that there was some intermittent rain that day, because this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

The trail was practically deserted on a Monday afternoon when we visited. I can think of no excuse for that except that there was some intermittent rain that day, because this should definitely be on the "must do" list for travelers to the Dublin area. The trail itself was lovely, particularly when we ventured off a few yards into the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We took the train out from Dublin for the day to see the town and hike the hill. The trail doesn't begin until you walk away from the train station towards the waterfront-the map was a bit deceiving. It was beautiful with views of the Eye of Ireland and Dublin itself. Lots of sea birds and different flowers to see... More 

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Perth, Western Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

A typical fishing area,interesting to see the men atcually repairing the fishing nets of all sizes.Many restaurantes and cafes to choose from.

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I always come back here when I go back to Dublin . It's bautiful to spend a few hours along the pier and then having something to eat on one of its many restaurants

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france
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Howth Head offers a fascinating panorama of Dublin bay and beyond, out over the Irish Sea with its endless procession of passenger and cargo shipping, yachts, trawlers, windsurfers...it's magnificent and it's public property, a natural expanse of moorland great for walking on clear days, one of the most beautiful and beloved sites in the country. But be careful; the cliffs... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Lovely for a bracing walk preferably on a day when you are not going to get blown away to sea! Wear sturdy shoes and take an extra layer - the weather is very changeable even in summer. Plenty of fee parking except at the weekends when it can get very busy.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Nice place but very isolated so not the kind of place I'd normally stay. Still, it has great charm and is lovely

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Stilwell, Oklahoma, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We took the Dart out to Howth on a on our own day. Beautiful does not even begin to cover it! Our favorite day in Ireland.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Picturesque working fishing pier in the 'Howth' area of Dublin.This sea port village is worth a visit so come early and explore.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Walked round Howth hill at the weekend. Starting at Sutton cross we took the cliff path all the way round to Howth village. Walk itself takes about an hour and a half and is pleasant in terms of demand. Weather was good and views stunning. Lots of wild life such as pheasants and sea birds and plenty fresh air. Some... More 

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