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Free Walking Tours Howth

Apartment 1 Waveney 11 Harbour Road, Howth D13 K5F9, Ireland
+353 87 978 1390
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A nice walk

Laid back and informative is how I would describe Mark. We enjoyed a relaxing evening walk around... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Mumsieonthego
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Bedford, Canada
Laid back tour

After exiting the station crossed a small sign reading free walking tour, normally I just explore... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
marc h
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Welcome to Howth, a fishing village on the Howth Head peninsula along Dublin Bay. Come along for one of Mark’s Free Walking Tours and trace the path of pirates and kings. Yes, the walking tour really is free! Learn about Howth’s early Viking days, Howth Castle’s past, legends of ghosts and spirits, and enjoy a pint or two – this is Ireland after all!
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Apartment 1 Waveney 11 Harbour Road, Howth D13 K5F9, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Laid back and informative is how I would describe Mark. We enjoyed a relaxing evening walk around all the hot spots in Howth. Lots of information and great to get out for some exercise and wonderful views. Free tour - donation at the end.

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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

After exiting the station crossed a small sign reading free walking tour, normally I just explore on my own but figured I would join since it wasn’t a long wait. Met the tour guide Mark and knew it was the right decision. Was about 1.5hrs...More

Thank marc h
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Mark coped brilliantly with changing numbers before and during the tour . Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the experience ,it gave us a great backbround to Howth and was delivered in an amusing and informative way . Quirky details , recommendations and we’ll never forget what a...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Having been a teacher for almost 20 years, I proud myself of still trying to learn everyday. That’s what I and my students did yesterday! Learning about Howth and Irish learning in the most amazing and Irish way: humour, legends and closeness. The personal touch...More

Thank David P
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Mark M, Owner at Free Walking Tours Howth, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Thanks for the amazing review David. I had a great time on the tour and thoroughly enjoyed the company along the way. The kids are a credit to yourselves, very well mannered. And the teachers weren't bad either 😜

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

A truly superb tour. Mark, our tour guide, took us on a wonderful historical journey around the port of Howth. Mark's attention to detail and fabulous insights of Howth made the experience unforgettable over the 2 hours. He even assisted with the perfect location to...More

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Mark M, Owner at Free Walking Tours Howth, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

This was one of my absolute favourites. Thanks for making me part of your magical day. Lauren and yourself both looked so happy. I wish you all the best for your future life and if you are ever back in Ireland look me up.

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Our 2h walk with Mark around Howth was one of the best experiences aroubd Dublin and definitely the best guided tour I ever had. Mark is absolutely in love with Howth, its his home and he knows literally everything. Apart from that he has lots...More

Thank Paul S
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

What a great tour! Our group of 6 include 2 kids (8 and 11), 2 40-somethings, and 2 over 70. We were all engaged, entertained, and enjoyed our two hours immensely. Kudos to Mark to be able to hold the attention of our diverse group.

Thank CMSM98
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Great historical and refreshing tour of Howth Marks knowledge is excellent. Highly recommend his tour.

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Mark M, Owner at Free Walking Tours Howth, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Thanks Mark, Glad you all enjoyed the tour 😀

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

To start with the Tour was fantastic. I brought my 16-18 year-old students and they enjoyed it because Mark was able to catch their attention along the tour. (Not easy) However, what striked me the most is that he is not just a simple guide,...More

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Mark M, Owner at Free Walking Tours Howth, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Thanks for the great review Alex. I'm really glad the students enjoyed the tour. 😀

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Mark was very friendly and funny! I really enjoyed my tour. We had explored all the most beautiful places in Howth.

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Mark M, Owner at Free Walking Tours Howth, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Thanks for the review. Glad you enjoyed the Howth tour 😀

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Response from Mark M | Property representative |
Hi Debbie, we should be able to work something out around that time. Can you contact me on email through the website for further details. Mark
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