"Howth and Malahide: Great Dublin Day Trips" Top 5 Page for this destination Howth by acemj
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I was planning to go to Howth anyways, but after a VT meeting the night before, Peter (VT member Kili99) was gracious enough to offer to show me around himself. There's nothing like a local tour guide!! I would have missed Malahide, if not for Peter, but you don't have to. I discovered later that visiting both Howth and Malahide in one day is an easy day trip.
Both are small coastal towns. Howth is most known for its seafood and its rugged peninsula which culminates at Howth Head in a splash of wave and cliff and a majestic lighthouse. Malahide is known most notably for its castle, well worth a visit for castle lovers, history buffs or eager VT members with some extra film to burn.
Despite some wet weather, it was great to break away from the bustle of Dublin City and visit the outer reaches of Dublin's north county. And a special thanks to Peter for your hospitality, a great lunch and even a brief Irish lesson.
Go raibh míle maith agat!
The castle sits on 250 lush, green acres of land and I couldn't get over how vibrant the green was. It really makes the... more travel advice
I'm sure you could hire a boat!! Now that would be the way to arrive at a luncheon at King Sitric, wouldn't it?!! more travel advice
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