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Howth Head

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Address: Howth Village, Howth, Ireland
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+353 86 107 6140
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Really nice sea view

Only few minutes drive from the Howth village to the public car park.Then ten minutes walk to the light house(not for public).But there a road along the cliff,the view is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Galway, Ireland
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Galway, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Only few minutes drive from the Howth village to the public car park.Then ten minutes walk to the light house(not for public).But there a road along the cliff,the view is excellent.

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Lucca
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic and magic place ! i suggest to visit in summer early evening before dinner and enjoy the breeze trying to see the seal that are often in fron of the port. Moreover you can enjoy the path on top of the hill to have a amazing view of the bay. Really an incredible place of the Emerald isle !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I walked around Howth Head during a 10k charity hike, and the place was amazing. If you are in Dublin, you owe it to yourself to get out of the crowded city and see this beautiful place. The walk can be a bit strenuous, but the views are worth it!

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Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When you're in Dublin, you should definitely visit Howth Summit. Although most people take the DART, I took bus 31 up to Howth Summit. Then you don't have to walk up to the cliffs because the busstop is near the summit, but you can save your energy for walking/climbing at Howth Head. From the top of the cliffs, the view... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

definitely recommendable!!! I really enjoyed with my boyfriend, now my hubby :) Unfortunately, I cannot remember the restaurant name for our lunch. It was the best pasta I ever have tasted.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth taking the 20 minute DART train from Dublin out to Howth for a walk around the cliffs. There are several walks to choose from of varying lengths and routes, although all of them go this way. Allow about 2 hours for the shortest walk (6-7km)

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are several walks to do around here. If you have enough time (about 4 hours) walk the purple route. It has a great variety to it from cliff edge, through to beach level and forestry walking. A very satisfying walk. If you are short of time just get 31 bus to the head cross the road and walk up... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Very pleasant train ride to quaint seaside town. If you are looking for seafood, plenty of places here that get there fish off the boats across the street! Cliff walk was strenuous but gorgeous. Would suggest you visit if you have time in Dublin.

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Biella, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Hi! I lived for a while in Dublin, so I hade the chance to visit this AMAZING village many times al along the year with and different weather situations. I must say that every time has been a unique experience. That is why I consider Howth my favorite spot in Dublin. There you can walk around the village where you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

Good long walks and lovely views but make sure you wear appropriate foot wear (runners or any thing with a good grip )

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