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Number of results: 161

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  1. Armagh

    Address

    Cathedral Road, Armagh, County Armagh, BT61 7QY

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 3752 2813

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Cathedral

    This imposing cathedral, on an elevated site, was started in 1840, but work was suspended during the Great Famine of 1845-48 and recommenced in 1854 when J. J. McCarthy was appointed architect. It was dedicated for worship in 1873.

    Price

    Free

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
    • Parking (free)
  2. 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
  3. Armagh

    Address

    Friary Road, Armagh, County Armagh, BT60 4FR

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Churches & Sacred Sites

    Ruins of the longest Friary church in Ireland (163 ft.). Founded by Archbishop Patrick O'Scanail in 1263. Open all year.

    Price

    Free
  4. 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
  5. Derry~Londonderry

    Address

    London Street, Derry~Londonderry, County Londonderry, BT48 6RQ

    Telephone

    07794666754

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Cathedral

    Dominating the skyline on all approaches to the city of Derry~Londonderry is Saint Columb's Cathedral, which has stood on its prominent site inside the famous walls of Derry since 1633. Dedicated to the name of Saint Columba (Columb)

    Price

    Free
  6. Jonesborough

    Address

    Kilnasaggart Road, Jonesborough, County Armagh, BT35 8JA

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Churches & Sacred Sites

    Kilnassagart Inscribed Stone, in the south of County Armagh, is regarded as being one of the oldest inscribed stones in Ireland.

    Price

    Free

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)
  7. 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
  8. Belfast

    Address

    Queen's Island, Belfast, County Antrim, BT3 9DU

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Industrial Heritage

    Although not officially classed as wonders of the world, the two massive cranes in Harland and Wolff Belfast, which serve one of the world’s largest Building Docks, are certainly masterpieces of engineering.

    Price

    Free
  9. Photo of birds eye view of Kirkistown Castle surrounded by grassland

    Cloughey

    Address

    Main Road, Cloughey, County Down, BT22 1JB

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    Traditionally believed to have been built by Roland Savage of Ballygalget in 1622, possibly reusing an earlier site.

    Price

    Free
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Belfast

    Address

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

    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
  13. A church on an island on Lough Beg
    Church Island on Lough Beg
    A church on an island on Lough Beg
    Church Island on Lough Beg

    Bellaghy

    Address

    Off Ballydermot Road, Bellaghy, County Londonderry, BT45 8LF

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Churches & Sacred Sites

    Church Island is a small island on Lough Beg - 1.5 miles from Bellaghy. On a visit to the island you will discover the ruins of an old church with no spire.

    Price

    Free

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)
  14. Tullyhogue

    Address

    Tullywiggan Road, Tullyhogue, County Tyrone, BT80 8UB

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    Tullaghoge Fort was a royal power centre which came to historical prominence in the 11th Century when it was a dynastic centre for Cenel nEogain (later the O’Neills).

    Price

    Free

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  15. Cookstown

    Address

    Blackrock Road, Cookstown, County Tyrone, BT80 9PB

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Archaeological sites

    Mysterious complex of 7 Bronze Age stone circles and alignments. It's where megalithic tombs and the mysterious Beaghmore stone circles stand as silent witnesses to the settlements that thrived here 6,000 years ago.

    Price

    Free

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • Parking (free)
  16. Bessbrook

    Address

    Camlough Road, Bessbrook, County Armagh, BT35 7EF

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 8778 4753

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    The National Trust

    A National Trust Property, Derrymore House is an elegant thatched cottage that stands amid a picturesque landscape estate less than 2 miles from Newry.

    Price

    Free

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  17. Limavady

    Address

    Irish Green Street, Limavady, County Londonderry, BT49 0AQ

    Telephone

    (028) 2766 0230

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    Opened in 1842, the Limavady Union Workhouse is reported to be one of the best preserved buildings of its type in the whole of Ireland.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  18. Moortown

    Address

    57 Annaghmore Road, Moortown, County Tyrone, BT80 0JA

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 8673 7564

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    A Fishermans Thatched Cottage, approximately 250 to 300 years old. The nearby Gort Moss Walk commences here. The house can be visited at any time and interior access is available on Sundays in July and August. Open for groups on request.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Dogs accepted by arrangement

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  19. Photo of the Rollo Gillespie Monument standing tall in the centre of Comber Square
    Photo of the Comber Andrews-Titanic Trail information board that sits in Comber Square
    Photo of a more close up view of the Rollo Gillespie monument
    Photo of the Rollo Gillespie Monument standing tall in the centre of Comber Square
    Photo of the Comber Andrews-Titanic Trail information board that sits in Comber Square
    Photo of a more close up view of the Rollo Gillespie monument

    Comber

    Address

    Comber Square, Comber, County Down, BT23 5DX

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9182 6846

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Historial figure

    Situated in The Square in Comber, it was erected in 1845 to commemorate the bravery of Major General Robert 'Rollo' Gillespie born in the town in 1766. A list of his battles can be found on the sides of the pillar.

    Price

    Free

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)
  20. 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
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