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Scrabo Tower

203A Scrabo Road, Newtownards, County Down, BT23 4SJ
Scrabo Tower at dusk

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At the top of Scrabo Hill, overlooking Strangford Lough and the whole of North Down, is Scrabo Tower. The tower, which was built in 1857, is one of Northern Ireland’s best known landmarks and the views from the top are spectacular. Inside the tower you can see an exhibition and short video detailing its history.

Scrabo Country Park is centred at the top of Scrabo Hill near Newtownards and boasts incredible views over Strangford Lough and the surrounding countryside. There are plenty of paths through the fine beech woodlands of Killynether Wood and around the disused quarries allowing visitors many opportunities to enjoy the quiet and peaceful countryside.

Universal Pictures filmed several scenes of Dracula Untold at Scrabo Country Park & Killynether Wood. This was one of many of the locations used for filming across Northern Ireland.

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  • Picnic Area

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

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  • Free (parking charges may apply)

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* Tower currently closed.

Grounds and country park open daily.

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Directions from Town:Country Park signposted from Newtownards town centre.

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