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Howth - Black Linn loop

Trail Overview Details

Grade: Moderate
Format: Circular
Trail Quality: **
County: Dublin
Category: Walking/Hiking Trails
Type: National Loop Walk
Length (Kms): 8.00
Climb (m): 160
Estimated time: 2hr 30min


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Description of Trail

Starting at the DART (train) station in Howth village and following red arrows this walk takes the path along the cliffs climbing to ‘The Summit’ and returning around the Ben of Howth and along the old tramline. The views of Lambay Island and Ireland’s Eye as well as Dublin Bay are spectacular. The cliffs are great for birds and grey seals may also be seen.

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Terrain may be rough in parts, walking boots are recommended. ADVANCE NOTICE - PLEASE NOTE that repair works to the Howth Looped walks are scheduled to commence in May 2019 and continue for up to 6 months. There will be temporary pedestrian detours in place during repairs of certain sections however the aim is to keep sections open during weekends.

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