We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
78
All photos (78)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“car park”(6 reviews)
“dublin bay”(8 reviews)
“cliff walk”(6 reviews)
About
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
15°
Sep
12°
Oct
Nov
Contact
| End of Bailey Green Road, Howth D13, Ireland
Reviews (113)
Filter reviews
68 results
Traveller rating
49
15
2
2
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
49
15
2
2
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewscar parkdublin baycliff walkwonderful viewwear comfy shoesgreat hikethe publovely walkstunning sceneryshort train ridedart stationfishing villagesunny daymohrwalksweathertown
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 68 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the advice of our AirB&B owner and took a train to Howth. End of August can be bit chilly, windy and of course unpredictable heavy to light rain. We got thoroughly thoroughly wet. Miserably wet and cold :( So, I would recommend to...More

Thank BC C
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Gorgeous scenery and breathtaking cliffs make for a great day trip. Not too bad a hike if you have kids or aren't in the greatest shape. Our 5 year old was able to make the trek with us with only a modest amount of whining....More

2  Thank Ian L
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

I consider myself very lucky a beautiful wife a fantastic son a fabulous dogs great friends a good job and being 1 of 5 million people who is Irish and living on this amazing island. We have so much to offer see and do we...More

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 26 July 2018

It's a nice place to get a view. We saw no sunset and heard from locals that it's hard to actually see a sunset up there, since it's cloudy quite a bit in Ireland. But please do not take our word for it. You can...More

Thank NYCHere
Reviewed 11 July 2018

If you stick to the right of the parking lot, there is another trail that takes you towards the lighthouse. We weren't sure where we were going, but this narrow trail took us down to the cliffs and we even found a trail that took...More

Thank Ashley S
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Howth village is accessible by car, bus or DART (Light rail system ). Plenty of restaurants and pubs. Its very busy at weekends but worth a look and a stroll if the weather suits you. But don't miss Howth Head and maybe a soda, coffee...More

Thank KMARNELL
Reviewed 18 June 2018

The place is surrounded by water and mountain, with lots of flowers blooming. One will fall short of words describing the place. Go and get yourself some cliff walk and take lot of pics around.

1  Thank saurabh a
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I took a rented bike to the summit of Howth. Pretty challenging climb, not for everyone. The last bit is also pretty rough surface, rocks, etc. But 95% is paved, but very much all uphill! Beautiful view was worth it, though. And of course the...More

Thank crunchy_jax
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Stayed in Howth and had to do the Howth Summit! It was breathtaking and worth the hike! Be prepared to walk and hike up and downhill. Wear comfy shoes and layers, as it starts to get hot! A light jacket or sweater is prefect, and...More

Thank MeganB3583
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Easy and not taking a long walk from the Howth village overlooking the Ireland sea and at the end with view on Dublin Bay. Every bend has a different view on the cliffs and it is inducing to see what you can see after the...More

Thank Mantua57
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all hotels
King Sitric
270 reviews
1.27 miles away
Marine Hotel
625 reviews
2.60 miles away
Portmarnock Hotel and Golf Links
1,391 reviews
5.00 miles away
White Sands Hotel
411 reviews
5.29 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 46 restaurants in Howth
The Abbey Tavern
1,139 reviews
1.21 miles away
O'Connell's Howth
599 reviews
1.28 miles away
The House
458 reviews
1.13 miles away
Marie Louise Tea Rooms
233 reviews
1.29 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 34 attractions in Howth
Howth Head
1,485 reviews
.92 miles away
Howth Hills
429 reviews
1.31 miles away
Howth Golf Club
9 reviews
1.48 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Howth Summit staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines