Castles monuments in County Antrim
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Castles & Ancient Monuments in County Antrim

Heritage sites also including Battlefield sites, Historic Landmarks & Roman Forts in County Antrim...





County Antrim Ancient Monuments, Castles, Roman Forts, Battlefield Sites, etc


blank tabCARRICKFERGUS CASTLECastles & Historic Monuments
Marine Highway, Carrickfergus, County Antrim
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One of Irelands finest Medieval castles.

Construction began in 1180 by John de Courcy, conqueror of East Ulster and remained garrisoned until 1928.

Guided tour, information boards and models well as an audio visual display.

Shop, cafe and wheelchair access throughout the grounds.

Last admission 30 minutes before closing time.
Tel: 028 9335 1273
E-mail: ehsinfo@doeni.gov.uk

blank tabDUNLUCE CASTLECastles & Historic Monuments
87 Dunluce Rd, Bushmills, County Antrim BT57 8UY
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Dramatic ruins on a rocky headland. Most of the fortifications date from the 16th/17th centuries.

Wheelchairs limited.

Visitor centre, shop, guided tours.

On A2 east of Portrush.

Tel: 028 2073 1938

Curfew Tower

Cushendall Francis Turnly built this tower c.1820 as the town jail but it was also an eye catcher. five-storeys high with a dungeon on the ground floor and a house above, it is now used as a residence for artists. Listed building.

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King William Statue

Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim

Situated overlooking the harbour, the life-size bronze statue was commissioned to mark the Tercentenary of his landing in Carrickfergus on 14th June 1690. Admission free.

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