Howth Head, Howth

4.8
Must see · Lookout · Tourist Spot
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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  • Just returned from a 3 hour walk along the path way leading to Howth Head and what beautiful scenery!!! The outstanding colours of the heathers were in full view on such a glorious day. Really must...  more »
  • If you're in Dublin for a few days you might consider visiting Howth and doing the cliff walks. I would not advising bringing kids or young children on this walk as there are no barriers between the.....  more »
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  • Fantastic cliffs and a lovely village. Excellent weekend getaway and if possible so go for the cliff walk.
  • The perfect place for a walk when the weather is lovely. The views are amazing. I wouldn’t recommend going if it’s too windy though, some of the cliff paths can be a bit thin.
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