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Howth

Howth

Howth is a pretty suburb of Dublin, Ireland. Situated on the Howth Head peninsula, 15km from Dublin city centre, the village is charming, between its city centre, residential areas, marina and beautiful coastline. It must be said that the Howth Peninsula enjoys an exceptional wilderness environment! It is even hard to believe that Dublin is not far away!

Visit Howth

An earthly paradise just a few miles from Dublin!

Easily accessible with DART and Dublin Bus connections, the area is well worth a visit!

Howth has indeed the advantage of being a small fishing village which attracts every year many travellers who come to discover the wild beauty of its peninsula!

The village being rather touristy, you won’t have any trouble finding restaurants (often specializing in fish and seafood), traditional and festive irish pubs, or hotels and Bed & Breakfast to settle down for a few nights. The people are rather welcoming, and the streets of Howth are nice to walk through, if only to taste the charm of the Irish harbour villages.

Among the must-sees, don’t miss a little stroll on the harbour side (it’s not rare to meet seals there!), test its beach, Claremont Beach, push the door of these fish restaurants (freshness guaranteed!)…

Finally, don’t miss to explore the Howth Peninsula on foot: a path leads to its magnificent cliffs! The change of scenery is total, and you will be able to see its lighthouse, the Baily lighthouse!


Howth: discover the map

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Howth: activities and sites to visit

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A 14th century castle in perfect condition overlooking Dublin Bay.

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 4.92/5 (97 votes)
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The Howth cliff path is a superb 7.1km circuit that allows you to discover the Howth Peninsula (Co. Dublin) and its superb cliffs!

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 3.39/5 (36 votes)
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A peninsula prized by hikers and sportsmen in search of wild places living to the rhythm of the ocean.

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 3.25/5 (32 votes)
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A food market in the village of Howth, which centralizes the best products of the region! Cheese, bread, meat, vegetables... All organic, of course!

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 3.06/5 (18 votes)
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Splendid ruins overlooking the ocean. The panorama is exotic!

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 4.19/5 (16 votes)
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Interior visit impossible, but its exterior architecture is worth the trip.

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 2.93/5 (14 votes)
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An intimate port, pleasant to explore. We love the incessant ballet of the fishing boats, coming and going.

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 3.38/5 (13 votes)
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Ireland Eye's is a wild island in Howth Bay. It has many archaeological remains!






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