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Howth Head

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Address: Howth Village, Howth, Ireland
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Howth Peninsula Hiking Tour
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Howth is a very nice peninsula north of Dublin bay, small harbour, you can see many hikers and day trippers on a sunny day just enjoying the sea, the sand beech, but it can be... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Howth is a very nice peninsula north of Dublin bay, small harbour, you can see many hikers and day trippers on a sunny day just enjoying the sea, the sand beech, but it can be tough with traffic along many old roads, so leave early

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Located about 30 minutes from central Dublin (via train out of Tara Street Station), the location is beautiful and the local flavor is really great. Take the cliff walk, but wear appropriate shoes as it can be muddy and steep at times (not good for older or disabled folks). The views are tremendous.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a freezing, windy and rainy day. Despite that we very much enjoyed our visit. Small fishing village so a nice change from busy Dublin. Saw some seals in battling the choppy surf. Charming harbor with the fishing boats. Unfortunately we were unable to do the coastal walk due to the weather but would definitely do it if the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well signposted walk, very scenic. Wear suitable footwear - very mucky in places (it had rained the night before) Passed two little beaches suitable for a paddle. Not too much uphill climbs

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the second the train pulled into the station (the DART is a great, inexpensive way to see more of this area) we were in awe of the dramatic landscape. The Howth Coastal Walk is well-worth it, though I'm pleased we got there relatively early as I can imagine you'd be shuffling around it with hordes of other tourists at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Local culture little village with lovely marina- check, walk of the peninsula- check, stunning views-check, playground, fish restaurants and pubs, feeding seals. You will enjoy your day out on a sunny day- if you are feeling adventurous- there is a walk around the peninsula- if not- just stay at the marina and watch the world go by.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice to get away from the city and easy to get to. On a clear day you see really far and it's very calm.

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1 Thank Jorg S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it is quite a walk, and in the strong winds we experienced it is a bit scary as well, but the views made up for that all. We loved the walk, something to remember! I would not recommend doing it on your own for safety reasons, though. We are not hikers at all, and still enjoyed the shortest version of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The views from Howth Head are stunning. You can walk along the cliff walk back to the town or down to the Bailey lighthouse. It is a walk you need to be careful as there are lots of accident and it can be dangerous if you are not careful. It is not suitable for young children or the elderly. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wear hiking shoes or boots. Plan your trip wisely. Starting from the seaside is more challenging than walking up to the golf course and coming down the cliffs.

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