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Howth Castle

135 Reviews

Howth Castle

135 Reviews
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Many complaints on Tripadvisor regarding not being able to go in to the castle... well... PEOPLE LIVE THERE. I wouldn't want anyone touring the inside of my house either on a daily basis. The fact that the owners of this beautiful old castle let people walk around their home
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Beautiful castle. No need for a tour. Just go walk around the castle and take some photos while you're in Howth. Inside not open to the public.
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We did not book in advance so were not able to tour the actual castle itself. Outside is rather plain, Norman style castle up a short road from the main road leading into Howth. I’m not sure it’s worth the walk unless you have a particular urge to see a castle.
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Visiting this castle and its excellent grounds is a must. The guided tour gave us so much information about the time period and furnishings. It's not very long so the tour isn't overwhelming. Plan to picnic on the lovely grounds.
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It’s a short DART ride from central Dublin, then a 5-7 min walk from Howth train station. It’s a smallish castle, with private residences so no interior visit. It looks a Norman castle. The tower, the wall on the entrance, and gate all look in a state of disrepair, with
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