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“Historic but in poor condition.”
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.
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Good to see and walkable from town, but there is little traffic control and the hotel/golf club cars go to fast up and down the drive way.
Few history boards to read but in the sun it takes a good picture.
Needs more money than the owners have I think.

Thank f2s
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

The castle is on the way to a golf course that includes trails that you can hike to overlook the beautiful area.

I would love to be able to tour the inside of the castle, but I suspect the only way to get inside is to know the residents or enroll in the cooking school. It appears to be fairly well kept up, at least on the outside.

Thank Crissy B
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

The castle is not yet open for tours but people are welcome to wander around. There is a transport museum which was unfortunately closed while I was there and a golf course further up. The grounds are lovely and just seeing the outside of the castle is magnificent and a lovely walk from Howth if you'd like to get some exercise.

Thank TessaZA
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Howth Castle is a nice place to go for a walk but the castle itself is not quite special or of great interest.

Thank Vanswieten
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

A very enjoyable visit to Howth Castle. Unfortunately we went to the Castle in the evening time and we were unable to have a tour of the inside. I am attaching some photos of the grounds.

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