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Howth Coastal Hike - Dublin

Recommended by 100% of travelers

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#1 of 8 Outdoor Activities in Howth

Howth Coastal Hike
Howth Cliff Path Walk

Experience the highlights of this famous Dublin peninsula through the eyes of a local. Discover hidden trails hiking to panoramic views enjoying amazing nature, wildlife and history along the way.

From €29

3 hour duration

Live tour  guide in English - small group size

Free cancellation up to 24 hour  for full refund

Meet at 12.00 am at Bodega at Howth Market across the road from the train Station.

Local, family run sustainable business

Full Description

The Howth walking tour that takes you to the highlights and best panoramic views on the east coast of Ireland. Get ready for an immersive journey through Howth, on our easier-paced Dublin hiking tour. Explore the charming harbour and historic picturesque coastal village through the eyes of a real local. Walk through time in the footsteps of an astonishing history, enjoying the breathtaking views on the 8 kilometer Howth cliff walking tour. All our leaders are Howth natives who share their own unique insight.


  • Panoramic views surrounded by nature and wildlife

  • Authentic local leaders

  • Learn about our very own Game of Thrones, Howth Castle!

  • Look out over the Baily Lighthouse on the UNESCO Biosphere

  • Walk the unforgettable Howth cliff path

  • Escape the crowds on secret trails and insider tracks

  • See the Martello Towers built to defend Dublin against Napoleon

  • Climb to the spot described by HG Wells as the most beautiful view in the world

  • Spot the wildlife; sea birds, seals, dolphins and porpoises

  • Get a real connection with the people, nature, land and sea 


  • Meet your leader at the entrance to Howth Market opposite Howth Train Station at 12:00

  • Walk up through Howth Village visiting St Mary's Abbey founded by the Viking King Sitric in 1042

  • Explore the charming harbour learning about its unique position as the safest and most reliable port in Ireland

  • Climb to the highest point on the peninsula to panoramic views north, south, east and west

  • Follow the secret paths and trails through the woodlands and heathlands

  • Take time to pause at the Summit overlooking the Baily Lighhouse, Dublin Bay and Wicklow mountains

  • Take in the world-famous cliff path and amazing views of Howth Harbour, Ireland's Eye and Lambay Island

  • Lots to discover and great photo opportunities no matter what way you turn

  • With taste buds awakened after the fresh salty air, enjoy all the amazing hospitality Howth has to offer


  • We recommend cross trainers, boots or stout shoes. It is also worth wearing light weight long trousers to avoid nettle stings. Keep an eye on the weather and think about a light waterproof, gloves, scarf and hat in a backpack. Bring along water and a snack to enjoy enroute.

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.
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