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Dundrum Castle

Castle Hill | Dundrum, Newcastle BT33 0LN, Northern Ireland
44-28-9023-5000
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Ranked #6 of 14 Attractions in Newcastle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains, Castles
Activities: Hiking
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Lisburn, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Castle ruins, gardens and views are fantastic. Lovely little town but stay away from the chip shop on corner where you turn up for the castle. Way over priced and would not be good for a family on a day out. Lovely central location to Tyrella Beach and Murlough Bay.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The castle ruins are easy to get to and you are free to wander the grounds on your own. (no cost!) The views of Dundrum Bay and the Mourne Mountains are breathtaking. My kids had a ball climbing through the old rooms and walls left behind. Great spot for pictures!

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Port Perry, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

It is a steep walk from the main road but we managed to push a wheelchair up the hill from our rental condo by the shore. The views of the Mourne mountains and Dundrum Bay are stunning. The castle itself is amazing to see with hundreds of years of history contained in the walls. There are convenient picnic tables and... More

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coleraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Lovely old castle overlooking Dundrum Bay and the mountains. Great views from the walls. Lovely atmosphere.

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Kilkeel, null, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Great view of Dundrum bay and the mournes the historic site of Dundrum castle lovely picnic area great place for wedding photography

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Fredericksburg, Va
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I never met a castle I didn't like. This one is easy to find, and has great views in all directions. A large carpark insures easy access.

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Bangor.N Ireland
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21 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We visited onFathers day , enticed by the days out ni promise of Norman knights. The castle is a ruin, but the setting is magnificent and the knights provided an enthralling a delight to see. and entertaining show,with a level of expertise which was

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We visited Dundrum castle in April 2014. The ruins of Dundrum Castle are beautiful and the views from the top are great! A fantastic, free attraction that is just a short drive from Newcastle. There is not a lot to see here, so it is good for a short visit. Maybe take a picnic lunch as there is loads of... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

A small site with remains of an old castle overlooking Dundrum bay. Featured with time team on television. Good for a walk round or picnic,has its own free car park.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Not much to do although is nice to visit when the weather is good. nice location for picnic but no attractions/facilities

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