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Reviewed 30 June 2016

I had a chance to do a Howth walk, it is 10km hike around howth, and walked around baileys lighthouse!! just can say that it looks amazing!!

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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

A breathtaking view! Up to the hill the lighthouse is the place that you dream to spent a night. Isolated in the hills away from everything . It was great to see it

Thank ChiaraM2912
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Baily Lighthouse is one of the two lighthouses located in the Howth Peninsula (the other is the Howth Lighthouse). It is beautiful, but pitifully is not possible to arrive there by walk or car, because the entrance is close. We only can see it from...More

Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

You cannot get right up to the lighthouse but it can be viewed from the Howth Summit car park and you can get close by walking the path along the cliffs from the car park.

Thank DublinWelcomesAll
Reviewed 21 December 2017

The most fantastic views, walk and surroundings, an absolute Gem of a place, well worth looking at and looking after. Joe.

Thank Joseph G
Reviewed 2 August 2017

As you walk the cliff this gets closer & closer. Absolutely stunning to see. It was my first time to walk this but won't be the last!

Thank Nessa88O
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We walked out to Baily Lighthouse on our Howth Walking Tour. The walk to get there did not feel long at all (although it was probably a couple of miles there and back) because the scenery was so beautiful. If you are in Howth- it...More

Thank Tara R
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Stumbled upon this trail when touring about North Dublin in the car. Howth summit is worth a visit even if you just stay in the car park. You can look back down the estuary to Dublin harbour and the Wicklow Mountains but if you feel...More

2  Thank TrevAmc
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Drive the short distance to the Howth Summit and then take the short walk along the trails from the parking lot. The views of Baily Lighthouse are stunning on a bright day. We were there in May when the goarse was blooming and lined the...More

1  Thank IN_Travelers47906
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Such a cool spot to visit, wish we had planned on more time to hike. Stunning view-we all loved it. 11 and 13 year old wanted to hike but we were not prepared. My 70+ FIL couldn't have walk far on path due to bad...More

Thank car0lynak
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Trails around Howth peninsula are marked well. You can see islands and rocks, beautiful colors of water and rocky green hills. Worth a day/half day trip to escape Dublin's hustle.

Thank Ziggy-SLO
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