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We took the advice of our AirB&B owner and took a train to Howth.
End of August can be bit chilly, windy and of course unpredictable heavy to light rain. We got thoroughly thoroughly wet. Miserably wet and cold :(
So, I would recommend to...More
Gorgeous scenery and breathtaking cliffs make for a great day trip. Not too bad a hike if you have kids or aren't in the greatest shape. Our 5 year old was able to make the trek with us with only a modest amount of whining....More
I consider myself very lucky a beautiful wife a fantastic son a fabulous dogs great friends a good job and being 1 of 5 million people who is Irish and living on this amazing island. We have so much to offer see and do we...More
It's a nice place to get a view. We saw no sunset and heard from locals that it's hard to actually see a sunset up there, since it's cloudy quite a bit in Ireland. But please do not take our word for it.
If you stick to the right of the parking lot, there is another trail that takes you towards the lighthouse. We weren't sure where we were going, but this narrow trail took us down to the cliffs and we even found a trail that took...More
Howth village is accessible by car, bus or DART (Light rail system ).
Plenty of restaurants and pubs. Its very busy at weekends but worth a look and a stroll if the weather suits you. But don't miss Howth Head and maybe a soda, coffee...More
I took a rented bike to the summit of Howth. Pretty challenging climb, not for everyone. The last bit is also pretty rough surface, rocks, etc. But 95% is paved, but very much all uphill! Beautiful view was worth it, though. And of course the...More
Stayed in Howth and had to do the Howth Summit! It was breathtaking and worth the hike! Be prepared to walk and hike up and downhill. Wear comfy shoes and layers, as it starts to get hot! A light jacket or sweater is prefect, and...More