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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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  • Drive to the Howth Summit and then walk the trails from the parking lot. The views of Howth Head are stunning on a bright day. We were there in May when the goarse was blooming and lined the trails wi...  more »
  • A walk along the cliffs in Howth takes me back to my childhood and trips to Jameson's Cove. Long summer days, in and out of the swimming pool and searching in the rock pools for crabs. Packed lunches ...  more »
  • Howth is a lovely fishing village a short train ride out of Dublin. A visit to Howth was recommended by our taxi driver on the way in from the airport, and he was spot on. Good weather helps but the t...  more »