National Transport Museum
St Mary's Abbey
Within the grounds are the ruins of St Mary’s Abbey , originally founded in 1042 by the Viking King Sitric, who also founded the...
Most of the town backs onto the extensive grounds of Howth Castle, built in 1564 but much changed over the years, most recently in 1910...
The Castle Gardens are worth visiting, however, as they’re noted for their rhododendrons (which bloom in May and June), for their...
One of the best in Dublin, this is the place to come not only for fresh fish (obviously) but also for organic meat, veg and homemade...
Howth Castle · interesting places nearby
National Transport Museum information
A recent addition is the rather ramshackle National Transport Museum , which has a range of exhibits, including double-decker buses, a bakery van, fire engines and trams – most notably a Hill of Howth electric tram that operated from 1901 to 1959. To reach the museum, go through the castle gates and turn right just before the castle.