Howth Castle

Howth Castle and estate lie just outside the village of , in , in the administration of Fingal County Council. The castle was the ancestral home of the line of the St Lawrence family that had held the area since the Norman Invasion of 1180, and held the title of Lord of Howth until circa 1425, the Baron Howth to 1767, then Earl of Howth until 1909.

Notable Places in the Area

The is a hilly area on Howth Head, adjacent to the 171 metre high Black Linn, the peninsula's highest point. is situated 1½ km southeast of Howth Castle. Photo: JP, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is situated 1¼ km northeast of Howth Castle. Photo: Christine Matthews, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Industrial building
is situated 1¼ km northeast of Howth Castle. Photo: psyberartist, CC BY 2.0.

is situated 1½ km west of Howth Castle. Photo: Jonjobaker, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

is a small seaside town in , 14 km northeast of city centre. Photo: Lkcl it, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a community in northern , on the northern fringe of , . is situated 5 km west of Howth Castle. Photo: SskD13, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a northern suburb of , , halfway from the city centre to . is situated 6 km west of Howth Castle.

Howth Castle

53.3863° or 53° 23' 10.5" north
-6.0793° or 6° 4' 45.4" west
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Also Known As

  • Basque: Howth gaztelua
  • Catalan: Castell de Howth
  • Dutch: Howth Castle
  • German: Howth Castle
  • Italian: Castello di Howth
  • Italian: Howth Castle
  • Italian: castello di Howth
  • Norwegian: Howth Castle
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Howth Castle
  • Spanish: Castillo de Howth
  • Ukrainian: Замок Хавт

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