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Picturesque Village and Harbour Tour

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    Stop At: Howth Head, Howth Ireland

    We explore Howth Harbour the story, sights, sounds and aromas of a bustling port. The West Pier and Kings Landing while checking out the wonderful cafes and restaurants.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Howth Lighthouse East Pier, Howth Ireland

    Taking in the picturesque Howth Lighthouse, we hear about the famous Asgard ship, the Howth Gun running and the 1916 Rising

    Visit the East Pier shipwrecks, pirates and smugglers.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Howth Martello Tower, Martello Tower, Howth Ireland

    We visit the Martello Tower, one of many built to protect the coast lines against Napoleon and Tower Hill which was the original site of Howth Castle built after the Normans defeated the Norse and Howth locals after the Battle of Evora Bridge in 1177.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: St Mary's Abbey, 30 Abbey Street, Howth D13 YT52 Ireland

    More beautiful views and photo opportunities at St Marys Abbey which was originally built by the Viking King Sitric in 1042 perfectly perched looking over Howth Harbour.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Howth Hills, Howth Ireland

    We walk up Balscadden Road to the famous cliff paths with epic views passing Balscadden House where WB Yeats once lived

    Duration: 15 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Howth Tourist Information Centre, Harbour House, Harbour Rd, Howth, Co. Dublin, Ireland
    Departure Time
    2:00 PM
    Duration
    2h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Local guide
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Our guide was very kind and patient and modified the tour as we were the only attendees. She walked at a pace that worked for my mother and even suggested a tea break. Very informative and a lovely day!

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank SarniaEh
    shaneshowth, Owner at Shane's Howth Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi Sarnia, Lovely review, thank you. It sounds like Paula. Lovely guide and does a lovely job every time. Thanks for coming out. is mise, le meas, Shane

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Paula was our guide and she provided great insight into the town of Howth and the surrounding areas. We had an extensive tour of the harbor and the castle and finished with the cliff walk. It was amazing

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Louise R
    shaneshowth, Owner at Shane's Howth Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi Louise, Was Ali the Italian with you ? looks like you had the same experience in two different languages. Thanks very much for coming out with us, and thanks for taking the time to write the review. is mise, le meas, Shane

    Reviewed 14 August 2019

    What an amazing day in Howth! Paula, our tour guide, was awesome!!! She was very knowledgable, She allowed us to dictate the pace and was happy to take family photos of us. Loved the castle grounds tour portion. It doesn’t get any better. Don’t miss...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank GES3rd
    shaneshowth, Owner at Shane's Howth Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2019

    Hi Schaefers, thats a great review, thank you. I will pass your kind words on to Paula, she knows her stuff and she will be delighted to hear " it doesn't get any better" Is mise, le meas, Shane

    Reviewed 13 August 2019 via mobile

    Paula was extremely enthusiastic and willing to share with us the history and culture of the Howth,and of Ireland. We enjoyed walking up the Howth Caatle,the village and the piers. She even showed us the way to the fantastic Baily lighthouse. It had been an...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank royyolo
    shaneshowth, Owner at Shane's Howth Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2019

    Hi Wingwin, I will pass on your kind words to Paula, thanks for the great review, it helps us make it better every time. is mise, le meas, Shane

    Reviewed 9 August 2019

    We've been brought around from Paola. She toured us to the village, harbour, views and castle. Paola was extremely kind in taking us around by car as one of the group was feeling sick and could not stay out long. She told us about the...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank LillyLondon15
    shaneshowth, Owner at Shane's Howth Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2019

    Hi Lillylon, I will pass on your wonderful review to Paula, thanks for taking the time to post it for us, I think Paulas Italian was also helpful. ciao Shane

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