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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
Howth, Ireland
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Reviewed 11 June 2014

We walked a lot (under the rain!!!) to find the castle, as the woman at the tourism information point advised us to go there and see it, Apparently it's the oldest castle in Ireland! Once we arrived, as it has been said, impossible to get...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2014

Walked for half an hour across wet grass to get to the castle. We then discovered you can't even go into the castle or even walk around it properly. We ended up walking though woods and fields in the rain to get back to a...More

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JTGSTL, Owner at Howth Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2014

The route taken by these visitors seems to have been very unconventional. Most visitors to the castle do not hike through woods and fields but walk up the drive through the gates coming off the Howth Road just short of the harbour. It is a...More

Reviewed 1 September 2013

We had been recommended to visit Howth castle while we were in Ireland. Therefor4e we hired a car and drove to Howth castle where we saw the notice This is a private property and is n ever open to the public.? We had also seen...More

Thank Prudence-kitten
Reviewed 28 August 2013

The castle itself has little to offer but the walks up the Deerpark and beyond to the hills can be very nice.

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Reviewed 24 July 2013

This is a little secluded castle in the seaside town of Howth. It is a fairly short walk from the the train station. You just cross the street from the train station and head right. It will be on the left side of the road...More

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