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Free Walking Tours Howth

Open today: 09:00 - 22:00
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Excellent, fun day!!

Highly recommend this tour with Mark and his dog Missy! We paid for a tour around Howth and could... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Cornwall, New York
via mobile
Best tour we've ever taken

Thanks Mark, we really enjoyed ourselves. Will be definitely recommending to other friends and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
natasha G
Dublin, Ireland
via mobile
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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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Apartment 1 Waveney 11 Harbour Road, Howth D13 K5F9, Ireland
+353 87 978 1390
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Roxycomel
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

Thank Yehoshua R
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

Thank Eimear N
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.

Thank Mumsieonthego
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
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

Thank rbwoodlock1
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
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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3 May 2018|
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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