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Howth Head, Howth
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Experience the natural beauty of Howth Head as you walk on paths through hilly and rugged terrain. The peninsula was originally an island but is now connected to the mainland via a tombolo, or narrow strip of land. Enjoy the picturesque scenery and watch for wildlife that thrives on the seaside cliffs. On a clear day, you can see the Wicklow Mountains and Dublin in the distance. Leave time for a stop at the Baily lighthouse and Howth, a nearby fishing village. Using our world travel planner, Howth attractions like Howth Head can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I can't tell if you're not there, surrounded by the beautiful nature, fresh air and sea cliffs! Would always in this magical place!
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  • Well sign posted and mostly flat with some slight inclines. Worth doing the entire walk, starting from the east pier end which will maximise the views. 
  • exciting landscapes, immersed in a natural wonder ... wind and green as far as the eye ... a holiday to be redone soon
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  • Excelent views on way would recomend
  • Glorious place to empty your mind and take in all nature has to offer.
  • It's so beautiful and the whole family can do it. A picnic is sure to be had aswell.
  • Very nice view, if weather allows I recommend hiking around the area.
  • Beautiful place to walk take in the views and clear your mind