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Howth Head

Howth Village, Howth, Ireland
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Howth Village, Howth, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whether it is day or not, a visit to the summit is worth it. A night it is beautiful and it peaceful just watching the lights glimmering over Dublin. During the day, it's a good spot just to have a coffee and relax

Thank C8015HJallisonm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking to and from Howth Head is relatively easy, even if your fitness is not that great. The walk has a very mild incline and the path is well carved. Please be careful if you intend to sit on the grass to enjoy your lunch...More

Thank goodrobin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing way to have a short getaway from the busy life of Dublin. I was making a loop across Ireland and was so lucky with the weather! The colour were amazing!

Thank Elżbieta W
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Gorgeous Howth Head is a peninsula 15km northeast of Dublin. From Dublin - public transport will get you there. There are a couple looped walks to take and gorgeous views wherever you go. There are pubs and restaurants both in the middle of the route...More

Thank ThePBR
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend visiting Howth and then visiting the lighthouses in the area. Howth Head is a stunning peninsula. A good way of walking and exploring with picturesque views of the sea, Dublin and the bay. Also amazing when the lighthouses are in action and...More

Thank J H
Reviewed 7 November 2017

there are a few different walks of varying lengths and difficulty, there are directions and flag poles to follow to guide you, we stayed on the easy path in from the edge as it was a bit blowy, breathtaking views and lots to see, would...More

Thank Lesley G
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

The Cliff Walk at Howth was absolutely MAGNIFICENT!!! I have lived in Dublin 15 years and never done this walk. I just had friends come from overseas and I wanted to take them out of the city to experience Irish scenery but needed to get...More

Thank Sheilairish
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

If you like nature, this is definitively a place to visit. I loved the views and even with a cold weather, you can enjoy a nice walk. It’s also a good place to take pictures

Thank dutchguy429
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Really tremendous scenery. Sheer cliffs falling into the sea, reminiscent of Portugal, but with a lot more green in the picture. There are a couple of different trails, marked as red and green, with the red being slightly lower on the cliffs but narrower and...More

Thank throckmortonSanaa
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful scenery with lots of places to take great pictures. It was a lovely hike! Definitely wear comfy shoes with good grips on them.

Thank Ashley Anne K
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Lisa S
26 March 2017|
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Response from R7483EGmichaelc | Reviewed this property |
Howth head and the walks are best done in your own. The walks are all well marked with colours each telling you how long they all take. They range from 45 mins to 3 hours so good selection. If you arrive by train turn left... More
18 August 2016|
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Response from Robbie L | Reviewed this property |
No there isnt. The station is actually in the middle of a pub-"The Bloody Stream". You'd have to see it to see exactly how that works. You can get the DART from Connolly Station-they will advise on this service,or point you... More
Elaine B
13 September 2015|
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Response from myles c | Reviewed this property |
Extended rain can make it a bit slippery and but normally it is fine. Make sure you head up to the North peak which about ten minutes from the bog. Easiest access to the area is through the Greenhollows quarries.