Come and enjoy all the wonderful experiences, tastes and history that Howth has to offer.  Whether it’s for a family day out or a challenging hike to take in the stunning scenery, Howth has it all!

Howth Walking Loops

The Cliff Path Loop


Starting from the DART Station follow the green arrow onto the promenade along the harbour. You are also following blue, red and purple arrows which are for other longer loops. At the end of the prom, veer right onto Balscadden Road and ascend to reach Kilrock car park from where you join the well trodden cliff path.

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The Tramline Loop


Take in the stunning views of Lambay Island and Ireland’s Eye, and be overwhelmed by the heady scent of coconut from the bright yellow gorse on the heath. The Baily Lighthouse – the last of Ireland’s lighthouses to become automated – comes into view before you ascend to the highest point at ‘The Summit’ car park.

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The Black Linn Loop


You will follow a series of paths across an open hilltop section known locally as ‘Black Linn’, where it picks up the purple loop before descending through the grounds of the local GAA Club, and eventually reaching the Balkill Park estate.

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Bog of the Frogs


This track takes you around the shoulder of Sheilmartin Hill to enter a golf course. Cross the course carefully – using the line of white rocks as your line of travel. On the opposite side enter the Bog of the Frogs area.

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