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Free Walking Tour Howth - Village Highlights Verified by FREETOUR.com

Provided by Mark McHale
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See Howth through the eyes of a local. This experience will let you live, feel & breathe the real Ireland as so you were an inhabitant. 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.

Come along for one of Mark’s Free Walking Tours and trace the path of pirates and kings.

It’s great for all ages and is Wheelchair accessible

Enjoy Howth Like a Native

Mark your guide, is a resident of Howth and his encyclopedic knowledge of this many-layered community is fun for all ages.

This activity includes:

  • History
  • Views
  • Walking

    FREETOUR.com Traveler Reviews

  • “Non show ”
    Reviewed on July 31, 2019
    The guide didn’t show. I was waiting for half an hour.
    Mark McHale reply:
    Apologies that no one turned up to do your FREE TOUR. As they are FREE TOURS, we rely one guides turning up to provide FREE TOURS. Unfortunately we sometimes have to cancel and you are not able to get a tour for FREE
  • “Guide didn't show up”
    Reviewed on July 27, 2019
    First thing to say is I always had great experiences with free walking tours, except this time. Arriving at Howth on time, at first we didn't even find the meeting point because there was no sign so all we could do was walking up and... read more
    Mark McHale reply:
    Apologies that no one turned up for your free tour. I hope it didn’t ruin your entire holiday by not getting g a free tour in howth
  • “Tour guide did not show up”
    Reviewed on June 19, 2019
    Unfortunately our tour guide Mark McHale did not show up at the meeting point without any former information. Later on we got told by other people that he doesn't take those free tours serious and often misses his own tours.

    I loved the free tour... read more
    Mark McHale reply:
    Hi Maria, apologies that I could not make it on the day. When this happens I normally cancel guests by email. As you can see from other reviews, this is the first time it has happened and I can assure you that I take all tours very seriously. I would like to apologize again that your Free Tour was cancelled without notice. Mark
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Meeting point

Front of the Train Station

On arrival

From Dublin City Centre

Trains and Bus to Howth – check schedule throughout the day.

20 Minute Drive along the Coast

Things to note

Booking for this tour is required to reserve your space specially during high season. This helps us to guarantee you'll receive a top quality tour!

Cancellation policy

This tour has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge of €2 fee per person.

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