Ancient Howth Village Adventure

We start our journey through time, hearing tales of Viking and Norman invasions and learning about the history of the 700-year-old castle. Immerse yourself in Irish culture as we walk through the ruins of St. Mary’s Abbey (Built in 1042) and visit sites known only to locals (Hidden Howth).

There will be plenty of time for photographs, as you stroll through this picturesque fishing village and meet the local colony of seals and the huge variety of seabirds.

Whether you have a passion for Irish history, or prefer listening to the myths and legends you have come to associate with ancient Ireland, there is something for everyone. 

If you have any issues booking, contact me directly – mark@hiddenhowthexperiences.com 
* Duration: 2 hours
* Starts: Dublin, Ireland
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




We start our journey through time, hearing tales of Viking and Norman invasions and learning about the history of the 700-year-old castle. Immerse yourself in Irish culture as we walk through the ruins of St. Mary’s Abbey (Built in 1042) and visit sites known only to locals (Hidden Howth).

There will be plenty of time for photographs, as you stroll through this picturesque fishing village and meet the local colony of seals and the huge variety of seabirds.

Whether you have a passion for Irish history, or prefer listening to the myths and legends you have come to associate with ancient Ireland, there is something for everyone. 

If you have any issues booking, contact me directly – mark@hiddenhowthexperiences.com 

Itinerary
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Stop At: Ireland’s Eye Ferries, Howth Ireland

Throughout our journey, Ireland’s Eye is never far from sight. It’s magnificent structure dominates the views from across this ancient Village. Along the route you will hear the tales of Ireland’s Eye’s ancient and more recent past.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Howth Head, Howth Ireland

We spend time strolling around the ancient village of Howth and walk up to the famous Howth head cliffs.

Stop At: Howth Lighthouse East Pier, Howth Ireland

As we stroll across the harbour, we take in views of Howth Lighthouse and chat about the famous ‘Gun Running of Howth’, that took place here in 1914

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: St. Mary’s Parish, 83 Howth Road, Howth Ireland

We walk through this historic abbey (first built in 1042), by King Sitric – an old Viking king in Dublin.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Howth Martello Tower, Martello Tower, Howth Ireland

We visit the grounds of the Tower (built in 1803 to defend against Napoleon), to take in the panoramic views that this key location provides of Howth and hear of it’s historic importance.

Duration: 15 minutes