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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Best way to get not far out of Dublin and see what Ireland's nature is really made of. It is more worth to see on good weather but as you can't expect it do it anyways

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank little_and_lucky
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I cannot begin to explain how beautiful it is here. Wear your hiking shoes, wear layers, bring your camera and get ready for some spectacular views!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank fietsen1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Do yourself a favor and park your vehicle and walk around this little town. The views you will find are the best in the area.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank BigSnuff
Reviewed February 14, 2019

Easily reached by train from the city Centre, a beautiful old traditional fishing harbour with plenty of places to eat where you can buy fresh fish and enjoy a coastal walk and good lunch afterwards. In the good weather there are nice boat trips out...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank SJWIRL
Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

Great place for a walk with the family. Got parking no problem and walked down along the cliffs for some fresh air. Visited the Summit Inn afterwards for some lunch. Something for everyone on the cliff walks.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank HotCurryMuncher
Reviewed February 4, 2019 via mobile

Went here in the afternoon by car. Roads were a bit crowded. First we went to the harbor (free parking at parking place) and then we parked our car on the summit (see google maps, short couple of minutes drive from city center). From there...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Jacquelinevdhaar
Reviewed January 26, 2019 via mobile

Very nice place for walking around on a nice day. I also heard that you can get amazing sunsets here as well. You can also see beautiful formation of the cliffs by the ocean. There is also a lighthouse but you cant get very close...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Ej_officiel
Reviewed January 17, 2019 via mobile

Wow there are some fab views from the front cliffs quite daunting if you are afraid of heights however on the way back it was gorgeous dog had to be in lead just in case but I'm way back off lead fantastic place highly reccommend

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank bibidublin
Reviewed January 4, 2019

Wow! It was a long walk but it was well worth it. Beautiful walk that was very chilly, so wear layers. I would not recommend the walk for the elderly nor young children.

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank michellelynnp
Reviewed January 2, 2019

To get to the lighthouse takes you quite some walking time (if you start in Howth) but the views you get on it are fantastic and also the motives for taking photos! I think you can also take your car closer as there is a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Mnlady56
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Robert M
March 20, 2019|
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Response from LeGrandBateauxNoir | Reviewed this property |
It's possible that it will be raining, it's Ireland. Cold yes, but that depends on what you consider cold. I personally don't like the cold, but when dressed appropriately all is good! Everything like restaurants, pubs... More
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BrummieMummyto4
May 26, 2018|
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Response from davidgF2298TZ | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay, and I guess it is late now. There are a couple of beaches in the walk. But going from Howth they might be a bit far for town
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jgraham1978
April 4, 2018|
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Response from CSwogger | Reviewed this property |
No. Just show up to the Connolly train station and purchase. The express takes about 20 minutes to Howth. This station mainly serves Ireland East. You will have to check on the times. Easy, very scenic ride. Enjoy... More
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