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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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Dundrum Castle

The views from Dundrum Castle over the bay are stunning. There is a steep climb up the steps up to the castle, but there is a easier climb to it around the side. The climb up... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The views from Dundrum Castle over the bay are stunning. There is a steep climb up the steps up to the castle, but there is a easier climb to it around the side. The climb up steps in the tower is not for the faint hearted, my father had his inhaler out as soon as he got to the top.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We love visiting this part of the country....Newcastle & surrounding areas are filled with countless places of interest ..be they of outstanding natural beauty or of historical interest. The views from Dundrum castle are amazing, particularly on a beautiful, clear, sunny day (yes, we do get them!!) you can see the majestic Mourne mountains and Dundrum Bay. The castle was... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

As an ex-teacher of History, I've been here with pupils countless times! I find much interest in the ingenious design of the castle, and the aspect is truly magnificent, especially on a clear day. I've also brought friends and family here, though to be honest, after admiring the fabulous view, there wasn't a lot to see. I'm very sorry to... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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42 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 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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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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49 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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38 attraction reviews
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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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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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6 attraction reviews
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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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