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. Arrange your visit to Howth Head and discover more family-friendly attractions in Howth using our Howth trip planning website .
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  • great wiews and the place is great to see even from far. recommended to visit truly . go on and enjoy  more »
  • Hired a bicycle in Dublin and made my way to Howth. Excellent!!! Rely enjoyed the poorer and the scenery. Very friendly pubs abound!  more »
  • If you don’t have the time to go to the westcoast when in dublin ... Howth is a perfect alternative. Take a look at the pictures  more »
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  • Amazing place on the North Dublin coast line. Well worth a visit any time of year.
  • Beautiful place. Already had sent in a very positive review about this place, but Google, in its infinite wisdom, decided to ask my opinion on again. Here it is, it is great!
  • Amazing way to have a short getaway from the busy life of Dublin. I was making a loop across Ireland and was so lucky with the weather! The colour were amazing!
  • Went to Howth Head for our Cliff walk... Directions were perfect by Google maps
  • Great place for a day out with the family, easily accessible from the Dart train, Lots to see, great walks, markets, lighthouse, live musicians on the peer, too much to see in one day! A must visit!
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