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Address: Howth Village, Howth, Ireland
Phone Number: 353861076140
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A great walk

A very good coastal walk -- bit of scary at some points but a lot of enjoyment and fun. At one point you can go down to sea level to enjoy sea water, though it is very steep... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Pune
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A very good coastal walk -- bit of scary at some points but a lot of enjoyment and fun. At one point you can go down to sea level to enjoy sea water, though it is very steep climb. In all a good walk of 10 Km ( or more if take longer route) with a cool coastal breeze. Howth... More 

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Alexandria, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A visit to Howth without a walk along its cliffs is incomplete. The first segment of the Cliff Path Loop is the best choice for a shorter version of the various paths available. It can be reached at the end of town, up a street and then onto a rocky path. It follows the rim around the hills with magnificent... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had been looking into taking this walk for some time and I really enjoyed it, only thing that I found a little annoying is that the walking paths are not so well marked, I believe new posts should be put and also they shoulld indicate to where they lead and distances. I took a look at the map outside... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Howth is a great place for fresh seafood and beautiful view of Ireland's Eye, you can even take a cruise of Dublin Bay from Howth. The true beauty in my opinion lies on the cliff walks on Howth. There are multiple cliff walks to choose from ranging from easy to moderate to hard. All of which are amazing and satisfying... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to go for a walk outside the city with amazing views dont miss Howth. Its close and easy acess from dublin city centre and its amazing! The trail is easy to do and you will find the most beautiful views of the sea, lighthouse and dublin city centre! Because its an outdoor activity try to do it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you visit Dublin you can not miss Howth path. You can get there by Dart train. I recommend the trial called Cliff Path Loop - the longest one. First you walk the path surrounded by heaths - view is breath-taking, gorgeous – it is what I wanted to see in Ireland. Then rocks, lots of trees, beaches, the Bally... More 

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Woodbridge, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The final stop on the Ireland leg of our honeymoon. After trying to find other castles in the Dublin area we headed toward Howth Head. We got a little lost while driving and somehow managed to end up exactly where we needed to be. Parking is minimal and it's only a short distance to the hiking trails along the cliffs.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Been Walking this cliff since i was 9ys old love it. You can take several options. Each with different colors which may suit your measure. Family stroll to walking close to the edge. Walk from the summit down to howth habour wonderful views. Then go have a meal or a pint.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Dart (train) from Tara Station and it was cheap too!! Ride was comfortable and it didn't take too long (approx. half hour) and we were at Howth Station. Howth is a very quaint fishing village and very picturesque with fishing trawlers all docked by the jetty. We did quite a bit of walking as the buses were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travelled to this lovely little fishing village by train from Dublin Connolly Station and we weren't disappointed. It is so quaint and full of lovely little eateries, especially if you like fish. Unfortunately we didn't have time to do any of the walks but will do so on our return there. Well worth a visit.

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