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Howth Castle is a private house. The Castle is open year round to tour groups who book in advance through the website. Visitors who are not part of a group which has booked in advance can see the outside of the castle and enjoy walks through the...more
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

I came across the opening of the Howth Castle and booked a tour guided straight away. I have walked in his surroundings many times and always wished to visit it the inside. This is the link: the https://www.eventbrite.com/e/howth-castle-guided-tours-tickets-26803257264 I enjoyed the guided tour led by...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

The castle is beautiful. The grounds are trimmed and the flowers blooming. It was raining as I walked the grounds. There is a cooking school inside the castle.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

Very close to the DART in Howth is Howth Castle, said to be haunted, but now houses Howth Cookery School. Walk to the top of the hill towards the Deer Park Hotel where you can view a most beautiful view of Dublin City amongst the...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Can't go in because it's a residence, but it was really nice to walk around. And if you go up the road a bit further there is an Amazing garden behind the golf course.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 18 March 2016

The castle is privately owned and not open to the public as far as I could tell from our visit. It is in a lovely location and a pity it is not open for viewing. There's not even an info signs other than the signs...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Was an easy walk from the DART. We took in the area while exploring from Dublin. A very cool piece of history.

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank phil g
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

I came here by the suggestion of a local and glad I did. It was quaint and beautiful and off the beaten path. Gorgeous castle. I recommend visiting if you can.

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed 23 November 2015

Howth Castle is a private residence, lived in by the Gaisford St Lawrence families and only open on rare occasions to the public. A tour of the Castle is a worthwhile experience but such tours are only available when pre-booked by tour operators and special...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank DublindesDublin
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Still owned and inhabited by a private family, this is not a castle that you peek into windows, etc., but u can call ahead and request a tour, and a family member will gladly oblige. The gates are always open, so you can pass through...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank Rachel A
Reviewed 4 September 2015

a tipical irish castle, stones and beautiful sky behind, nice walk to get there and a nice wiew all around

Date of experience: March 2015
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