Ancient Howth Village Loop

10 Stops
Duration: 01:30:00
Distance: 4000  Loop

See Howth through the eyes of a local. This tour will take you to the Historic parts of Howth Village known only to locals and gives you insights into the Culture and Howth's importance to Ireland throughout the centuries.

We start our journey through time, hearing tales of Viking and Norman invasions and learning about the history of the 700-year-old castle. You will become immersed Irish culture as we walk through the ruins of St. Mary's Abbey (Built in 1042 by a Viking King), listening to the Myths and legends that Ireland has amassed over the centuries.

We will visit the site of the Famous Gun Running in Howth 1914 and the Tower built to defend against an Napoleonic Invasion 1803 and many more sites - This tour truly is Hidden Howth

There will be plenty of time for photographs, as you stroll through this picturesque fishing village and hopefully 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.

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