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Howth Head, Howth
(4.8/5 based on 950+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Small town fishing, very nice with a pair of tourist routes to see the cliffs. Ability to view sea lions
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  • Easily accessible by train very quiet at this time of year with good restaurants based on fish and seafood. In addition to shops for selling these products.
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  • After about 30 min train ride is port in a fishing village, wonderful, beautiful, and many bars and restaurants with the best, fresh, so typical, fish & chips - a MUST
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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