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HOWTH SAFARI HIKING TOUR

The award-winning Howth hiking tour that connects you with the land, sea and the sky of the UNESCO Dublin Biosphere. A world away yet only 25 minutes from the city centre. Get off the beaten track and explore our Howth guided tours, getting under the skin of Dublin and Ireland.

From €49

Howth Cliff Path Hike
Our leaders are all Howth natives with their own unique insight.This is a gnarly and beautiful coastal experience all year round and now also a favourite with locals.
  • Visit the beautiful grounds of Howth Castle, rhododendrons and ancient Dolmen

  • Ascend the majestic cliff paths from the Baily Lighthouse to the Summit

"Best tour of our trip.."

WOW,WOW,WOW. Absolutely outstanding! Forget the sweater stores, and see what the real Ireland has to offer. Our guide Steve and Bonnie(his dog)were the perfect hosts. Steve filled us in on the history of the Howth fishing village, and many stories of the locals and his family history in the area. The views were outstanding, magical, and unforgettable. BEST tour of our trip! A must for all visiting the Emerald Isle.

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Dive into the nature and history of Ireland on our award-winning Howth hiking tour around Howth head. Tune your senses and spirit to the ancient druids of Howth.
  • Small groups, big adventure

  • See the incredible Dublin Bay Biosphere from Red Rock

Feel and sense the romance at Aideen's Grave, a druidic altar as old as the pyramids. Hike to HG Wells' most beautiful view in the world.

Follow WB Yeats' Fairy Road down to the sea and the cliffs taking steps into the myths and legends of 10,000 years. Our small groups make sure you don’t get lost in the crowd.

 

Experience a natural high and let the stunning Howth Hiking Tour become a part of you forever.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Small groups, big adventure

  • Wander through the amazing grounds of Howth Castle.Our very own Game of Thrones and 800 years of history

  • Relax among the hidden wonder of the giant Rhododendrons

  • Climb the magic steps to panoramic views. Described by HG Wells as the most beautiful in the World

  • See the incredible Dublin Bay Biosphere from Red Rock

  • Connect the stories, nature, land, sea and sky

  • Spot the wildlife; porpoises, dolphins, seals, raptors, herons, cormorants & curlews

  • Explore the smugglers hideouts around Howth Head

  • Rock hop along the coast at low tide

  • Pass the Baily Lighthouse along Howth cliff path

  • See and feel Dublin from the perfect perch at the Summit

  • Continue your new found friendships with tea timers and supper with the locals

ITINERARY

  • Meet at 11.00 am at Bodega at Howth Market across the road from the train Station.

  • Visit the beautiful grounds of Howth Castle, rhododendrons and ancient Dolmen

  • Follow the trails and the everchanging habitats, woodlands, heathland, cliffs, meadows to the famous Howth cliff path in this UNESCO Dublin Biosphere.

  • Follow the trails and magic steps to Muck Rock and incredible views north, south east and west. 

  • Walk around Shielmartin Hill to Sutton Martello Tower and Red-Rock overlooking Dublin Bay and the Wicklow mountains. 

  • Explore the nooks and crannies, coves and caves around Howth head

  • Discover the amazing south facing beaches and rock pools

  • Ascend the majestic cliff paths from the Baily Lighthouse to the Summit.

  • Head back down to the village around 3pm.

  • The journey may vary to make sure you get the best of each other, Howth, the weather and the tide.

If the date you are looking for is not available please contact us, and we can arrange a Howth hiking tour at a time that suits.
"Magical Journey"

Shane, We have spent 10 days in beautiful Ireland and this was by far the best part. Every part of the journey was magical. Shane’s insight and knowledge exceeded our expectations in every way. Will be recommending this trek to all future travelers :)

"By Far the Best Part of our Trip.."

Shane, We have spent 10 days in beautiful Ireland and this was by far the best part. Every part of the journey was magical. Shane’s insight and knowledge exceeded our expectations in every way. Will be recommending this trek to all future travelers :)

One of the best ways to explore Ireland!

Shane is a local Irishman through and through, has lived on Howth for a long time and has impressive history and knowledge of the environment. One of the best ways to explore Ireland and connect with a local. His cute dog Bruno was an added bonus :)

 
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