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  1. Tripadvisor Traveller Rating

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    Castlerock

    Address

    Mussenden Road, Castlerock, County Londonderry, BT51 4RP

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 7084 8728

    Type

    Type:

    The National Trust

    Mussenden Temple is located in the beautiful surroundings of Downhill Demesne near Castlerock in County Londonderry. Awe inspiring views, colourful gardens and woodland walks.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  2. Downpatrick

    Address

    14 Struell Wells Road, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 6RL

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    Struell Wells was built around a stream flowing through a secluded valley. It was a popular place of pilgrimage from the 1600s until the 1840s.

    Price

    Free

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  3. Belfast

    Address

    17 Queens Square, Belfast, County Antrim, BT1 3FF

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9024 6609

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    Designed by the architect William J Barre, the figure of Prince Albert was sculpted by Samuel Ferris Lynn and the clock is by Francis Moore.

    Price

    Free
  4. Armagh

    Address

    81 Killylea Road, Armagh, County Armagh, BT60 4LD

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    The Navan Fort, located just two miles from Armagh City, is a place where myth and reality meet. As the ancient seat of Kings and the earliest capital of Ulster, there is plenty to explore.

    Price

    Free

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  5. Image is of the Fort with a large tree and daffodils in the foreground

    Royal Hillsborough

    Address

    The Square, Royal Hillsborough, County Down, BT26 6AG

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    Take a step back in history and view this 17th century artillery fort, set in beautiful grounds.

    Price

    Free

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)
  6. Loughgall

    Address

    1 Derryloughan Road, Loughgall, County Armagh, BT61 8PH

    Telephone

    +44(0) 7714 849 729

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    Dan Winter’s Cottage, focal point of the Battle of the Diamond and birthplace of the Orange Order. It was in this cottage that Dan Winter and his family stood to protect their hearth and home. The original lead balls are still embedded within the…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2024to31 Dec 2024Various Opening Times
  7. Rostrevor

    Address

    Kilbroney Road, Rostrevor, County Down, BT34 3GG

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 3031 3170

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Churches & Sacred Sites

    'Cill Bhronaigh', or Bronagh’s Church (12th century), is located in the graveyard just outside Rostrevor on the Hilltown Road. The graveyard contains Saint Bronagh’s Cross, dating from the late 8th century and a ruined 15th century building.

    Price

    Free
  8. Tripadvisor Traveller Rating

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    Portadown

    Address

    64 Ardress Road, Portadown, County Armagh, BT62 1SQ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 8778 4753

    Type

    Type:

    The National Trust

    Ardress is nestled in the apple orchards of County Armagh and offers afternoons of fun and relaxation for everyone. Built in the 17th century as a farmhouse, Ardress was remodelled in Georgian times.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Dogs accepted by arrangement

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  9. Image of white buildings lining a stone laneway

    Bellaghy

    Address

    Castle Street, Bellaghy, County Londonderry, BT45 8LA

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    Built around 1619 by Sir Baptist Jones, Bellaghy Bawn is a fortified house and bawn (the defensive wall surrounding an Irish tower house).

    Price

    Free

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  10. A photo of the Sketrick Castle ruins

    Killinchy

    Address

    Sketrick Island, Killinchy, County Down, BT23 6QH

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    Sketrick Castle is located on Sketrick Island which is reached by a causeway on the west coast of Strangford Lough. This large tower house was built in the mid 15th century and was actively involved in warfare during the 16th century.

    Price

    Free
  11. Dromore

    Address

    Mount Street, Dromore, County Down, BT25 1FA

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    Dromore Mound or Dromore Motte and Bailey as it is commonly known is the best preserved and most impressive Anglo-Norman motte and bailey structure in Ulster. It was built by Sir John de Courcy after the Norman Conquest in the 13th Century.

    Price

    Free
  12. Tripadvisor Traveller Rating

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    Enniskillen

    Address

    Enniskillen Castle, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, BT74 7HL

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 6632 5000

    Type

    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    Situated beside the River Erne in County Fermanagh, was built almost 600 years ago by Gaelic Maguires. It was strategically important throughout its history. In the 17th century it became a garrison fort and later a military barracks. Enjoy the many…

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • Wifi
  13. Castlederg

    Address

    Main Street, Castlederg, County Tyrone, BT81 7AS

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    This Castle commands a strategic location on the River Derg. Recent excavations revealed the remains of a 15th century O'Neill tower house which preceded the Bawn, a defended stone house.

    Price

    Free
  14. Belfast

    Address

    5-7 Conway Street, Belfast, County Antrim, BT13 2DE

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9032 9646

    Type

    Type:

    Industrial Heritage

    The Mill was originally built around 1842, and was one of the first linen spinning mills to be established on the Lower Falls Road.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • Wifi
  15. a photograph of the exterior of the church

    Comber

    Address

    The Manse, 15 Windmill Hill, Comber, County Down, BT23 5EQ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9187 2265

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Churches & Sacred Sites

    Comber Non-Subscribing Presbyterian Church was built on a site donated by James Andrews and the stained glass windows in the church depict family members. Members of the Andrews family are also buried in the graveyard.

    Price

    Free

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  16. Devenish Island
    Devenish Island

    Enniskillen

    Address

    Devenish Island, Trory, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, BT74 4FH

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 6632 3110

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    Famous for its perfect 12th-century round tower and ruined Augustinian abbey, Devenish Monastic Site was founded in the 6th century by Saint Molaise on one of Lough Erne’s many islands.

    Price

    Free
  17. Downpatrick

    Address

    35 English Street, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 6AB

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 4461 4922

    Type

    Type:

    Cathedral

    Down Cathedral, a Cathedral of the Church of Ireland with magnificent stain glass windows, box pews and beautiful organ case was built in 1183 as a Benedictine Monastry. The patron saint, Patrick is believed to be buried in the nearby graveyard.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  18. Photo of Mahee Castle, with bridge way and water to forefront

    Comber

    Address

    Mahee Island, Ringneill Road, Comber, County Down, BT23 6EP

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    This ruined Tower House commands a position at the north end of Mahee Island in Strangford Lough. The house was built in 1570 by an English soldier called Captain Browne. Today, it is badly ruined but still of considerable interest.

    Price

    Free
  19. Grey Point Fort canon
    a photograph of the canon firing with a cloud of smoke at the front
    a photograph of a canon pointing towards the water
    a photograph of the back of a canon
    Grey Point Fort canon
    a photograph of the canon firing with a cloud of smoke at the front
    a photograph of a canon pointing towards the water
    a photograph of the back of a canon

    Helen's Bay

    Address

    Fort Road, Helen's Bay, County Down, BT19 1PU

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    Situated in Helen's Bay, Grey Point Fort is one of the best preserved early 20th century coastal forts anywhere in the British Isles.

    Price

    Free
  20. Plumbridge

    Address

    Off Lisnaragh Road, Plumbridge, County Tyrone, BT79 8AP

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Archaeological sites

    This well preserved and unusual monument is in an extensive area of blanket peat near the Butterlope Glen 4 miles north of Plumbridge. The wedge tomb is surrounded by an elegant stone circle of eleven tall schist stones.

    Price

    Free
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