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Howth Peninsula Hiking Tour provided by Shane's Howth Adventures

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Howth Peninsula Hiking Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 19/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 19/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
See a side of Ireland’s natural landscape often missed by visitors on this half-day trek through Howth Peninsula. Led by a seasoned trekking guide who ensures you won’t get lost, the route takes you off the beaten path to trails, woodlands, vistas, and even secluded sea caves (weather permitting). Listen to local stories as you hike, and enjoy plenty of stops to rest and snap photos along the way.
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You'll start at
Howth Tourist Information Centre
Harbour House, Harbour Rd, Howth, Co. Dublin, IrelandThe Tourism Kiosk at Howth Harbour is a 5 minute walk from the Train/Dart station. Meet your guide at the Tourism Kiosk by Howth Pier at 11 am
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  • 1
    Howth Head
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 2
    Howth Castle
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 3
    Cliff Path Loop
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 4
    Sutton
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 5
    Red Rock
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 6
    Baily Lighthouse
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 7
    Howth Summit
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 8
    Shane's Howth Adventures
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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You'll end at
Howth Tourist Information Centre
Harbour House, Harbour Rd, Howth, Co. Dublin, IrelandThe Tourism Kiosk at Howth Harbour is a 5 minute walk from the Train/Dart station. Meet your guide at the Tourism Kiosk by Howth Pier at 11 am
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Highlights
  • Go with a trekking guide who knows the lay of the land
  • Learn facts and hear local stories about the area’s history
  • Explore secluded landscapes often missed by visitors
  • Includes plenty of photo stops along the way
Important Information
Departure Point
Howth Tourist Information Centre, Harbour House, Harbour Rd, Howth, Co. Dublin, Ireland
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local guide
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • 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
  • Please note: Trails can be soft, even wet, and are generally not paved
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Paul W wrote a review Aug 2020
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We had a really brilliant day with Shane. He's a fantastic, guide and we learned a lot and had a lot of fun. There's something here for everyone.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from shaneshowth, Owner at Howth Peninsula Hiking Tour
Responded 10 Aug 2020
Hi PaulwJ, "Learned a lot, and had a lot of fun", thats great to hear, thank you. I learned a lot and had a lot of fun with you too !. Hopefully we will meet again , somewhere over the rainbow. Is mise, le meas, Shane
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Conor B wrote a review Jul 2020
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A fantastic day learning about Howth and the amazing history and natural wonder of the area. An ensired and enthusiastic guide who showed us bits of Howth that even Dubliners never knew
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from shaneshowth, Owner at Howth Peninsula Hiking Tour
Responded 30 Jul 2020
Hi Cbuckle. It was great to share Howth with you and the Irish are finding it to be a greater surprise than the visitors who aren't here. Thanks for the great review and supporting your community. Is mise, le meas, Shane
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MarkLB wrote a review Jul 2020
Pasadena, California11 contributions2 helpful votes
What a great entre to Dublin--local history, scenery--at an enjoyable pace. Shane has lived at this location forever and knows its tales. Highly recommended.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from shaneshowth, Owner at Howth Peninsula Hiking Tour
Responded 29 Jul 2020
Hi Mark, Great to meet you and share Howth. Thanks for the review, and your insight . See you again someday, over the rainbow. is mise, le meas, Shane
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Shane F wrote a review Jul 2020
4 contributions1 helpful vote
We had a fantastic day discovering Howth with Shane. He's an excellent guide, passionate, highly informative and great craic. I would recommend this tour to anyone.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from shaneshowth, Owner at Howth Peninsula Hiking Tour
Responded 27 Jul 2020
There's the review right there ! That's funny and fun. I think I remember saying you ought to be a guide yourself, when you longed for rain in the Siamese Jungle. It was great to be out with you, and I look forward to when our trails cross again, somewhere over the rainbow. Is mise, le meas, Shane
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KEnnis_10 wrote a review Jul 2020
Dublin, Ireland2 contributions
We went on Shane’s hiking adventure in Howth on Sunday with a group of 6 friends. It was a brilliant experience as Shane is an excellent guide and brought a new dimension to the beautiful backdrop that is the hill of Howth. Would highly recommend this trip. Put it on your bucket
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from shaneshowth, Owner at Howth Peninsula Hiking Tour
Responded 19 Jul 2020
Hi KEnnis, what a great group you were , and what a tasty picnic in the Secret Garden ! I enjoyed meeting you all and hope I do again some day ! Is mise, le meas Shane
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About the operator

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1981Franco
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Great way to see the Peninsula
I did this tour a few weeks back and I have to say its an excellent way to spend a day, especially if you have the
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ddoyle4
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A Sunny Saturday Sept.5th.2020
This was a wonderful experience. A little daunting at first until you got used to the electric bike. This took 5\10
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jeanbd
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The best of Howth
Lovely to see Howth Hill and surrounds with a small group of people. The weather was absolutely perfect and the vi
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Fd1956
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Great value for money
We had a history and geography lesson, a bit of craic, exercise, and gossip from our local tour guide Aileen. Would
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Jill2016Cloud
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Best Way to see Howth / Sutton
Super trip with Aileen last Thursday. Group of 6. Booked for a small work outing. Very impressed right from the st
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Grimmy1989
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Best tour
Shane was a super tour guide and the bikes were a lot of fun! I would definitely do another tour with him. Thorough
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Misunderstood_2020
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Excellent tour of Howth
Really enjoyed the tour. Shane is very knowledgeable and seems to know everyone in Howth. The bikes and fun and t
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cburkemartin
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A truly magnificent day in Howth
We started our adventure with a hugely important safety conversation; we immediately felt that we were in safe hand
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DublinAl
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Great day out
Super day out with Aileen, three teenagers also had a brilliant time and despite being locals we learned a lot of n
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mariandamien
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heartifting, very special :)
We just had the best day on tour with Shane. Would highly recommend his guided tour. The bikes were easy to control
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brido29
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E-Biking in Howth
Aileen was our guide- she was great fun, dropped in loads of local historic information and knowledge without makin
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deemeadegrant
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A fab few hours!
Aileen is such a personable and friendly person that from the get-go we knew we'd have a fun time. We are locals so
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ciaram146
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Most beautiful tour
The best day spent in sunny Howth. Stunning views of the beautiful Howth peninsula. The e-bikes were fantastic and
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doolinc
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something different !
Having not cycled for over 30 years!.. to say I was a little nervous was an understatement (not to mention VERY wob
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kevinoT402TU
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Great fun on a Windy Day.
Had a great adventure with Aileen & Zac. Effortless fun on the bikes & Fab scenery all around us. We'll be back!
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  • Duration: 4h
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