County Londonderry Stately Homes, Country Houses & Gardens
Downhill Castle, Mussenden Temple, Bishop’s Gate & Black Glen
107 Sea Road, Castlerock, BT51 4TW
Set on a stunning and wild headland with
fabulous cliff top walks and views over
Ireland’s north coast is the landscaped estate
of Downhill, laid out in the late 18th century
by the eccentric Earl and Bishop, Frederick
Hervey. Estate includes ruins, mausoleum,
beautiful gardens and the renowned Mussenden
Temple perched on the cliff edge which is
available for private hire.
107 Sea Road, Castlerock, County Londonderry,
Charming 17th century thatched house with an
interesting cruck-truss rood construction. One
of few pre-18th century Irish Buildings
surviving. Good short visit between Derry City
and Giant's Causeway.
Apprentice Boys Memorial Hall
13 Society Street, Londonderry
Built originally in 1877 and extended in 1937. designed originally by John Guy Ferguson and recently renovated. The building is of cut stone and has a good museum of local items. Listed building.