Howth
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Dublin: Coastal Craft Beer & Seafood Trail

1. Dublin: Coastal Craft Beer & Seafood Trail

After meeting with your tour guide, you will wander through a picturesque fishing village, stopping off at locations along the route to sample the delights of Howth. Along the way, you will hear tales of Howth's ancient past, including Viking and Norman invasions, the history of the 700-year-old castle, kings landing, gun running of Howth (1914), and many many more, mixed with some funny Irish anecdotes. As you stroll across Howth Harbor, you will see the fishing boats returning from sea with their latest catch, and be able to interact with the local fishermen, who are only too willing to share a story or two. Have all of your senses engaged on your journey, with the best views in Ireland, magical sea smells, sounds of the wide variety of local wildlife, and unrivaled food and drink. A selection of seafood will be made on the day, to ensure it is locally sourced and the freshest in Ireland. Your culinary choices will include Dublin Bay Prawns, gambas, mussels, oysters, crab claws, calamari, and of course, Howth's famous seafood chowder.

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Dublin: Coastal Hike and Pints

2. Dublin: Coastal Hike and Pints

Experience a 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 you 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 the fishing village, meeting the local colony of seals and wide variety of seabirds, before you ascend towards the cliffs. You can then take in the stunning views of Lambay Island and Ireland’s Eye, and be overwhelmed by the heady scent from the gorse on the heath. The Baily Lighthouse and Dublin Bay will then come into view as you ascend towards the summit, and from there, you will stroll down the old tramline and finish off in a local pub for a pint of beer. Whether you have a passion for Irish history, hiking, or myths and legends, there is something for everyone on this tour.

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What people are saying about Howth

We had a wonderful experience with Mark. Meeting him and Missy, the walk, the pint, and the incredible views were amazing. His knowledge of the history of Howth and also Ireland kept us completely informed and entertained. It was definitely a highlight of our trip. Thank you Mark & Missy!

Brilliant afternoon out. Our guide was a local guy named mark, and his dog missy. He was great company, as were the other guests we met. Great food, great beer, great tour, great location. Proper value for money

Great experience. Excellent Craft Beers from Hope brewery. Fantastic chowder, Fresh fish and interesting stories about Howth

Our guide was so knowledgeable nice friendly and hilarious we had an amazing time and experience with Mark and his Dog.

Mark was great! Loved the stories, loved the beer and absolutely loved the seafood. 10/10 recommend!