Dublin: Howth Peninsula Hiking Tour

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Hike the incredible south facing coastal paths overlooking Dublin Bay on this famous 4-hour adventure. A spectaclular guided hike, through woodlands, cliffs paths, hidden beaches and secret coves.


  • The only hike that takes you to the south facing cliffs overlooking Dublin Bay
  • Learn about the amazing history and unique perspective from expert local guides
  • An unforgettable eco adventure across blankets of wildflowers and heathlands
  • Spot the old Irish goat herd and explore secret beaches and hidden coves
  • Experience the real beauty and nature of Ireland and the best views in Dublin


Discover Dublin's secret treasure on the south facing cliffs of Howth, hiking in spectacular areas of natural beauty. A beautiful and once in a lifetime coastal adventure in any season. Explore the intriging peninsula off-road with passionate and expert local guides, nobody knows it better. Be ready for 10 kms to 15 kms (6 to 9 miles) in about 4 hours. Meet your guide at Howth Market opposite Howth train station and head of with your small group to visit the famous Harbour spotting marinelife, seals and birdlife at the fishing harbour. Visit St Mary's Abbey, which was founded by the Viking King Sitric in 1042. Follow your guide as you climb to views described by HG Wells as the most beautiful in the World. Hike across heathlands and blankets of wildflowers to the south facing sea cliffs overlooking Dublin Bay. See the amazing wildlife along the way including the Old Irish Goat Herd. Follow the quiet coastal trails and enjoy a picnic stop at secret beaches and hidden coves. Discover the famous Martello Towers and Baily Lighthouse and hear about their amazing history. Ascend the cliff path to the Summit taking in the panoramic views before heading back down to the village to enjoy the some famous Howth hospitality in local cafes, pubs and restaurants. Howth Adventures guides will send you a video momento at the end of the tour with photos and videos which you can share with family and friends and relive your Howth adventure.


Local guide Complimentary video at the end of the tour with photos and pictures of your adventure

Important Information

  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking. Minimum age is 12 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Operates in all weather conditions; please dress appropriately. Comfortable and sturdy footwear is required. Ground can be mucky and wet underfoot. Please note: trails can be soft, even wet, and are generally not paved. Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair.

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