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Dundrum Castle

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Address: Castle Hill | Dundrum, Newcastle BT33 0LN, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 44-28-9023-5000
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Activities: Hiking

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Amazing views and great history in the Castle.

Last night since the nights are getting longer on my way home to Belfast I thought in all my 31 years passing this place on day trips to Newcastle I had never visited the castle... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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89 reviews 89 reviews
39 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Last night since the nights are getting longer on my way home to Belfast I thought in all my 31 years passing this place on day trips to Newcastle I had never visited the castle, with a recent documentary I recently watched about the castle and how the rabbits got to Murlough bay I though hey Ill stop off and... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Great views over the bay. Got some great photo shots as the weather was perfect. Will visit again. Ideal place to take wedding photos too.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
40 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Worth a clamber as one can clearly see what a good defensive spot this is, and also the ins and outs of the coast. Invaders would have been spotted easily.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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68 reviews 68 reviews
32 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

A surprise - visited on the off chance and rewarded with a reasonably complete castle and wall plus gerat views along the coast - and it was free

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

First time back in years the last time on a school trip. Its a small castle but full off history & the view from the top is wonderful on a clear day , beware throe the tower steps are very steep & can be a little tricky for some. No facilities on site but Dundrum is just a small walk... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We had two very good trips here. The setting is magnificent and the Castle itself is most interesting, especially for history lovers. Picnic facilities are good, opening hours are great, and there are good activities on offer for all the family.

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This is free and there is plenty of parking. You can climb to the top of the tower and have a great view overlooking the land and water nearby. I still marvel at the designs and architecture of these behemoths build over 800 years ago. Most of it is in ruins but enough remains to make it interesting since it's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

The view was amazing we got perfect weather for it too! The man in the box showed us his swords and told us a little history but my most favourite part was rolling down the hill weeeeee!!!!

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Toronto, Canada
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32 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We came after hours, which meant that we had the whole place to ourselves. The castle isn't that large, but is still full of character. Make sure to climb up the stairs to the top of the smaller tower that looks towards the water (the main one was closed). You'll be rewarded with a stunning view of Dundrum bay.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

What a lovely spot with amazing views over the Bay. Great place to enjoy the views, have a walk back in time and just relax and.........it's free! The only 'blot' is the fact that some visitors seem unable to read the signage on the gate i.e. "keep dogs on leash" - we were 'accosted' by 3 barking, leaping dogs which... More 

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