Howth - Tramline loop

County Dublin
1 review
Grade Moderate
Length 7 km
Time 2 hours
Format Loop
Ascent 130 m
Waymarking Blue arrow on white background
Start Point
Howth Railway Station
Finish Point
Howth Railway Station
Nearest Town to Start Howth Village
Lat. and Long. 53.38882, -6.07422

Starting at the DART (train) station in Howth village and following blue arrows this walk takes the path along the cliffs climbing to ‘The Summit’ and returning 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.

Trail Management

Dublin Discover Ireland Center Suffolk Street.
Suffolk Street Dublin 2 Dublin City Centre Dublin Republic of Ireland.
Tel. 1850 230 330


Howth Village

Terrain may be rough in parts, walking boots are recommended.
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.

OSI Maps

OSI Maps

Discovery Series Sheet 50

Enikő from Dublin

Very pleasant loop walk, you get a chance to see the lighthouse and your walk leads to the village via a private path, not along the houses. Really recommended for a Sunday afternoon.

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