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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.
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...More
I rated this a 4 because I just love all castles! The history behind it is really cool so when you go make sure you google it first! I just walked around the grounds - I didn’t go on any tours. I enjoyed myself. It...More
A more interesting story than a stop in the winter. In the summer you can play foot golf, though, which apparently saved the island from being raised for low-income housing. Very friendly dog and good history.
This is definitely worth a visit amazing history attached to the castle.The forest behind the hotel is a magical place with fabulous amount of wildlife and if u can make it the top of the mountains well trust me it's a treat.
The castle was not open for interior tours when we were there- only cafe with lovely courtyard for teas and coffee. Beautiful day. We were able to walk about half the castle exterior.
From 1160’s. Many original pieces still inside and part remains private residence....More
The cakes and tea at the cafe were truly delicious. The gardens (right outside the cafe) are a great spot to let little ones run around. A great spot for some tea, peace, and tranquility. Highly recommend!