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Free Walking Tours Howth

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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...more
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 22:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Apartment 1 Waveney 11 Harbour Road, Howth D13 K5F9, Ireland
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

Mark was our guide and he was nice and entertaining but the tour is not free. They get you off the train with the free walking tour sign but then tell you that there is a private group booked that day and if you want...More

Thank Ellen050
Mark M, Owner at Free Walking Tours Howth, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Hi Ellen, thanks for your review, however it is completely inaccurate. The Free tours are FREE, as you can see from the rest of the reviews. On occasions when we receive private paid bookings, we take these, as the free tours are done on a...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

My wife and I took the tour via rail to Howth. Hennessy was our tour guide and if you get him, you are in for a great day. He was so informative it damn near killed us. He knew everything. Which was perfect. We went...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2018

Mark's knowledge of Howth, Irish history and American politics made this tour so much fun. We got to visit the seals in the harbor and then head up the cliffs for a spectacular view of the Irish Sea, Ireland's Eye and the village of Howth....More

Thank Cindy G
Mark M, Owner at Free Walking Tours Howth, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thanks for the amazing review Cindy, I’m glad you both enjoyed the day. Howth is a great place to show off. Mark

Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend this tour with Mark and his dog Missy! We paid for a tour around Howth and could not have been more pleased! Mark was beyond awesome!! The tour was laid back, fun and a great way to explore the city. Would recommend to...More

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Mark M, Owner at Free Walking Tours Howth, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thanks Kelly for the amazing review, it was such fun day also for Missy and myself. I will pass on the message to missy ha ha. Mark

Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Thanks Mark, we really enjoyed ourselves. Will be definitely recommending to other friends and family. We found it to be extremely informative yet great fun. You're a very characteristic person with oodles of passion. Can't wait to try the seafood and craft beer next. Howth...More

Thank natasha G
Mark M, Owner at Free Walking Tours Howth, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thanks for the amazing review Natasha, I’m so glad you enjoyed the Howth tour. I look forward to hosting you on the craft beer and seafood experience. Mark

Reviewed 19 August 2018

Mark couldn't have been more flexible, informative, and warm as our guide. We had just flown in to Dublin with our 19 year old son from New York that morning and as first timers to Ireland, we decided on an impromptu train ride out to...More

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Mark M, Owner at Free Walking Tours Howth, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thanks for the amazing review, I’m so glad I was free that afternoon to be able to complete the tour with you and your family. It was a great day all round and great meeting you all. Mark

Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We only arranged the tour the night before after we decided to go. We had two small kids, ages 2 and 9 months. It turns out we had a private tour which was excellent! Apparently all of the official tour is not suitable for a...More

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Mark M, Owner at Free Walking Tours Howth, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thanks for the amazing review. It was great to meet you and your lovely family. I’m glad you enjoyed the trip to Howth and we we where able to adapt it to suit the age profile. Mark

Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Mark is the most entertaining and informative guide with a sense of humour and warmth that makes you feel you are with friends...Karen and their dog Millie combined, made it a fun experience for us all. After the guided walk over Howth's breath taking peninsula...More

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Mark M, Owner at Free Walking Tours Howth, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thanks for the amazing review Eimear, it was great to meet you. Karen will definitely love to get the mention on the review. I will pass it along. Thanks again. Mark

Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

My friend and I decided to make a day trip to Howth. We had no plan, so we were lucky to run into Mark leaving the bus station. He was kind enough to let us join the tour last minute. The tour covered the best...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 11 June 2018

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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Mark M, Owner at Free Walking Tours Howth, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thanks for the review. Glad you enjoyed the day in Howth. Mark

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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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