National Transport Museum
St Mary's Abbey
Within the Howth Castle grounds are the ruins of St Mary’s Abbey, originally founded in 1042 by the Viking King Sitric, who also founded...
Most of Howth backs onto the extensive grounds of Howth Castle, built in 1564 but much changed over the years, most recently in 1910...
Howth Castle Gardens
The castle gardens are worth a visit; they’re noted for their rhododendrons (which bloom in May and June), for their azaleas and for the...
At the front is an old-style tavern frequented by a mix of locals and visitors; at the back is the venue for a nightly traditional Irish...
One of the best in greater Dublin, this is the place to come not only for fresh fish (obviously) but also for organic meat and veg, and...
Howth Castle · interesting places nearby
National Transport Museum information
A more 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 that operated from 1901 to 1959. To reach the museum, go through the castle gates and turn right just before the castle.