Ben of Howth

Europe, Ireland, County Dublin

The Ben of Howth is a hilly area on Howth Head, adjacent to the 171 metre high Black Linn, the peninsula's highest point. Lying approximately 1½ km to the south of Howth village, the nearest road is Windgate Road, from which a path leads west past Green Hallows quarry. Two of Howth's other peaks are nearby, Shelmartin or Shielmartin which lies approximately 1 km to the west, and Dun Hill, 0.5 km to the north west.