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“Nice Walks up the back”
Review of Howth Castle

Howth Castle
Ranked #9 of 25 things to do in Howth
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Owner description: 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 rhododendron gardens and on the Ben of Howth. On Sunday's in August and early September 2016 there will be public guided tours open to all. Details can be found on the website along with an on- line booking facility. Prices range from €12 to €20.
Largs, United Kingdom
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“Nice Walks up the back”
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.

Visited June 2013
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“Book in advance”
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 after a little walking. People actually still take residence in this castle so admission is restricted to groups booked in advance on the majority of days. They sometimes open up the castle to the public for charity events but those are few and far between. Therefore if you are just going as a small group or solo, plan on just getting a good view of the outside. It's pretty cool because most of the castle is still intact but there are definite signs of wear. If you are running low on things to do in Dublin or are in Howth it's a good place to visit.

Visited June 2013
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