Castles monuments in County Down
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Castles & Ancient Monuments in County Down

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

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

blank tabSCRABO COUNTRY PARKCastles & Historic Monuments

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Scrabo Tower - one of Ireland's best known landmarks. Overlooking Strangford Lough and the whole of North Down, the Tower provides visitors with some of the finest views in the country.

There is also an exhibition detailing the history of the building, information on the surrounding countryside as well as a 12 minute audio-visual show. The paths through Killynether Wood and around the disused sandstone quarries all offer the opportunity for quiet countryside enjoyment.

Open all year round. From Easter to end September. 10.30am - 6.00pm, Saturday to Thursday. The Tower is closed each Friday. Admission Free.
Tel: 028 91 811491    Fax: 028 91 820695See our website

blank tabBALLYCOPELAND WINDMILLCastles & Historic Monuments
Windmill Road, Millisle, County Down, BT22 2DS
Built in or around the 1780 / 90s, Ballycopeland Windmill has been restored to full working order, allowing a unique insight into a lost industry.
Tel: 028 9054 6552
See our website

blank tabKILCLIEF CASTLECastles & Historic Monuments
Strangford, County Down
Built between 1413 and 1441, this unusual tower-house was the home of John Cely, the Bishop of Down.
Tel: 028 9023 5000See our website

Killyleagh Castle

Killyleagh Castle, Killyleagh, BT30 9QA
Tel: 028 448 28261     E-mail:

Killyleagh Castle dates back to the 17th century where it was the home of the Hamilton family. Today the castle is used for the concerts, guided tours even accommodation, Self-catering services allowing visitors to stay in one of the historic battlement apartments.

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