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  1. Castlerock

    Address

    Mussenden Road, Castlerock, County Londonderry, BT51 4RP

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 7084 8728

    Type

    Type:

    The National Trust

    Hezlett’s picturesque thatched cottage exterior hides a fascinating early timber frame dating from 1690, making it one of the oldest vernacular domestic buildings in Northern Ireland.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  2. Ballycastle

    Address

    43 Cushendall Road, Ballycastle, County Antrim, BT54 6QR

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Churches & Sacred Sites

    Remains of Franciscan friary founded around 1500 by Rory MacQuillan. East range of cloister, gatehouse and church virtually complete except for roof. Open all year.

    Price

    Free
  3. Trees with the sun setting in the background

    Limavady

    Address

    Moneyrannel Road, Limavady, Derry/Londonderry, BT49 0FJ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 7776 0650

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Archaeological sites

    Rough Fort, on the Limavady to Ballykelly road, is a remarkable earthwork construction over 1000 years old. Known as a Rath, it was originally used as a defended farmstead into which livestock could be driven in the times of emergency.

    Price

    Free
  4. Grey Abbey ruins and graveyard from a birds eye view
    Grey Abbey ruins in the sunshine
    Grey Abbey ruins
    Grey Abbey ruins
    Grey Abbey ruins
    Grey Abbey ruins and graveyard from a birds eye view
    Grey Abbey ruins in the sunshine
    Grey Abbey ruins
    Grey Abbey ruins
    Grey Abbey ruins

    Greyabbey

    Address

    Main Street, Greyabbey, County Down, BT22 2NQ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Abbey / Priory

    Grey Abbey, a Cistercian Abbey church and its living quarters were founded in 1193 by Affreca wife of John de Courcy, the Anglo-Norman invader of East Ulster.

    Price

    Free

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  5. Loughmacrory

    Address

    Coolaharen Road, Loughmacrory, County Tyrone, BT79 9AB

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 8076 1112

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Archaeological sites

    Located 3km from An Creggan, this is a burial chamber which has a front chamber and a doorway marked by 3 stones, with double walls made of large upright stones, and a roof constructed of flat stones called 'lintels'.

    Price

    Free
  6. Belfast

    Address

    Near Shaw's Bridge, Off Ballynahatty Road, Belfast, County Antrim, BT8 8LE

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    Refreshingly little is known about this prehistoric enclosure, over 600 ft in diameter, with an earthen bank 20 foot wide and 12 foot high and a dolmen in the centre.

    Price

    Free

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  7. Newtownstewart

    Address

    Old Castle Road, Newtownstewart, County Tyrone, BT82 8DY

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    Thought to have been built around 1320 by a local chieftain of the O’Neill clan, but named after Harry Avery O’Neill,a local chief who died in 1392, this structure is considered unusual in that Irish chieftain’s of the time rarely built stone castle.

    Price

    Free
  8. Killeavy

    Address

    Church Road, Killeavy, County Armagh, BT35 8LF

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Churches & Sacred Sites

    The site contains two early churches situated back to back. Even earlier, it was the site of a monastery founded by St. Moninna (517) as one of the most important monasteries for nuns in Medieval Ireland.

    Price

    Free
  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. The front of Lissan House from the garden
    Three ladies stand with a tour guide inside the ballroom of Lissan House.
    Three girls walk along a path towards Lissan House
    The front of Lissan House from the garden
    Three ladies stand with a tour guide inside the ballroom of Lissan House.
    Three girls walk along a path towards Lissan House

    Cookstown

    Address

    Drumgrass Road, Cookstown, County Tyrone, BT80 9SW

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 7736 837 779

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    Lissan House is an enchanting country residence set within a 260 acre demesne of ancient woodland and forestry. The estate was created in the 17th century and remained the home of the Staples family for nearly 400 years.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  11. Royal Hillsborough

    Address

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

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    The Courthouse was originally a Georgian market house built before 1765. It was used as a courthouse from 1810 with the Grand Jury meeting in the Upper room. The building is now used for exhibitions and functions and has limited wheelchair access.

    Price

    Free
  12. Newtownards Priory from street view

    Newtownards

    Address

    Court Street, Newtownards, County Down, BT23 7NY

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Abbey / Priory

    At the south east edge of Newtownards these substantial remains of a Dominican (Black) Friary founded in 1244 may be viewed. They are the only ones of their type in Northern Ireland.

    Price

    Free
  13. Belfast

    Address

    5-7 Corporation Square, Belfast, County Antrim, BT1 3AJ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9031 9931

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Churches & Sacred Sites

    Built in 1856 at a cost of £4,500 in memory of Mr John Sinclair.

    Price

    Free

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  14. Bushmills

    Address

    87 Dunluce Road, Bushmills, County Antrim, BT57 8UY

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 2073 1938

    Price

    Price £6.00 to £18.00 Per Ticket

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Site

    Dunluce Castle is located dramatically close to a headland that plunges straight into the sea, along the North County Antrim coast.

    Price

    Price £6.00 to £18.00 Per Ticket

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  15. Derrygonnelly

    Address

    Loughshore Road, Tully, Derrygonnelly, County Fermanagh, BT93 6HP

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    This fortified house and bawn are set on Tully Point and were built for Sir John Hume who occupied the house until 1641 when it was attacked and burned on Christmas Eve by Rory Maguire and the inhabitants massacred. It was not lived in again.

    Price

    Free

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  16. Dundrum

    Address

    Castle Hill, Dundrum, County Down, BT33 0NF

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    Believed to have been built in or around 1177, Dundrum Castle was built by John De Courcy as part of his coastal defence after he invaded Ulster. Dundrum Castle is located on a wooded hill north-west of Dundrum village near Newcastle.

    Price

    Free

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  17. 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
  18. Newry

    Address

    38 Hill Street, Newry, County, BT34 1AT

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 3026 2586

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Cathedral

    This is undoubtedly the most commanding building in Newry and is arguably the most important work executed by Newry's greatest native architect, Thomas Duff. Built in 1829 of local granite at a cost of £8,000, it was the first Catholic Cathedral.

    Price

    Free
  19. Belfast

    Address

    Donegall Square, Belfast, County Antrim, BT1 5GS

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9032 0202

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    Completed in 1906, Belfast City Hall is a magnificent Baroque Revival 'wedding cake' built to reflect Belfast's city status, granted by Queen Victoria in 1888. The grounds are also used for many events from continental markets to open air concerts.

    Price

    Free

    Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • Wifi
  20. Nendrum monastic site on a clear sunny day
    Nendrum monastic site
    Nendrum monastic site on a clear sunny day
    Nendrum monastic site

    Comber

    Address

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

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Churches & Sacred Sites

    Nendrum is thought to have been set up by St Machaoi in the 5th Century and also has links to St Patrick in later sources. The monastery consists of 3 round dry stone walled enclosures, one within the other.

    Price

    Free

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
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