Howth Village & St Ann's Park, Half Day Tour
(Private Tour,1~ 8 Persons €250.00)
The 4 hour tour will start from your hotel / accommodation.
The panoramic drive will take you on the coastal route through the famous area of Clontarf.
First stop will be at St Anne's park first for a short stroll and you will get to see some ruins of the old home that once belonged to the Guinness family. The parkland and gardens have been restored and during the summer months are in full bloom.
Opposite the park is Clontarf Strand/Dollymount beach where we will stop to see the view of Howth and for a great photo opportunity. A major battle took place on the beach in 1014 between Brian Boru's Irish warriors and the Viking army that was ruled by King Citric. Your guide will tell you more about the Battle of Clontarf and other events that took place in the area.
Our next stop will bring you to the top of Howth Summit, where you will get amazing panoramic views of Dublin Bay, Dublin Port, Dun Laoghaire and Dublin City.
Howth Village is surrounded by the Irish Sea with Ireland's Eye and Lambay Island just off the coast. The walk on the East Pier is very popular with the locals and you are rewarded with magnificent views from the lighthouse.
The tour will continue with a short drive to Howth Castle and the Deerpark Estate. The Castle has belonged to the Lawrence family for almost 800 years. Howth Castle and Estate lie just outside the village of Howth. The estate includes much of the peninsula of Howth Head, including extensive heathland and much of the famous Howth cliff walks, with views over Dublin Bay, light woodland, and the island of Ireland's Eye
The return drive to the City is approx. 30mins, your guide will take you through some residential areas, where you will get to see many different styles of architecture. The tour will finish on O'Connell Street. If you have any question, please feel free to ask your guide.
Croke Park Stadium
St Anne's Park