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Carrickfergus Walking Tours

14 Carnvue Drive, Newtownabbey, County Antrim, BT36 6RB
Carrickfergus Walking Tours

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Carrickfergus with over 1000 years of history under its belt, has lots of secrets to reveal. Enjoy a walking tour around the town with John, and learn about castles, town walls, the palace, big houses, ghosts, salt mines, monarchs and so much more.

John is a Blue Badge Guide born in the borough and a member of the Northern Ireland Tour Guide Association. He specializes in Irish history, buildings, scenery, and active Christian churches today. He finishes in a local coffee shop and will happily share his enthusiasm for the town where he and his parents were born.

Library at Joymount, Town Walls. Shaftesbury Park, North Gate. North St, West St, Irish Gate, Governors' Place, High Street. Library.

2 miles

1 hour


Point of interest:
Joymount Palace, Town Walls, North Gate, St Nicholas Church, Carrickfergus Castle, old jail and courthouse.

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