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Address: Howth Village, Howth, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 86 107 6140
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Lovely views

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

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank freshokeeffe
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place to visit - great food, great views, lovely drive. Beautiful sunsets over Dublin Harbour too.

Thank Gemma W
Helsinki, Finland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're a fan of nature and want to get out of Dublin city during your stay: go here. Spectacular views and a nice walk even in November. Afterwards you can get some delicious food down in the harbour. Easily accessible with train or bus from downtown Dublin.

Thank Antonia B
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for a walk here during the summer from Sutton to Howth all along the coast. I wouldn't say it was easy parts of the walk was difficult enough but the views were worth it. There were a lot of people walking that day so it is a popular walk.

Thank Bernie C
Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 3 days in Dublin. After exploring the City, we decided to visit Howth after being recommended by our airbnb host. We were staying near the Temple Bar area and it was an easy 15 min walk to Tara Street station. We purchased round trip tickets at about 6 Euros each. The train ride was about 30 min. The... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took this walk on our first day in Ireland after an overnight flight. This was one of the easier cliff walks we did while in Ireland but it was a beautiful introduction. The views are gorgeous.

Thank ETParker
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well sign posted and mostly flat with some slight inclines. Worth doing the entire walk, starting from the east pier end which will maximise the views.

2 Thank kamur65
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Half hour train ride from the city. You can take a regular Dublin bus to the top or walk up. It's not a very steep climb. Great views and fresh salt air. Walk down to Howth harbour after and see a real commercial fishing harbour with some great fish restaurants at all price ranges. Excellent afternoon or morning outing, easy... More 

1 Thank bobrhodes83
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Howth head is lovely to walk around and to take in the views off the sea and landscapes surrounding the Summitt. I went here many times to relax and to enjoy an afternoon and just walk around and look at the scenery too. I would recommend to anyone who can get on the DART, bus or drive to Howth and... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great walk, not to long and not to short. What a view. Do not visit Howth without walking the head. Good pair of walking boots help.

1 Thank Niall M

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