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Address: Castle Hill | Dundrum, Newcastle BT33 0LN, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 44-28-9023-5000
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This is a beautiful site with an unusual castle. The view is amazing and worth visiting for this alone.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Donegal Town, Ireland
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Donegal Town, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful site with an unusual castle. The view is amazing and worth visiting for this alone.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This little castle should not be overlooked - it is a well-preserved ruin on the way to Newcastle. The views from the walls are really special, one can also climb all the way up to the top of the surviving tower and get a breathtaking panoramic view. It is peaceful and very quiet up there, well worth taking a look.

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Siloam Springs, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

I took my 15 member university team to Dundrum Castle. This is after touring Northern Ireland for 3 weeks. The view from the castle over Dundrum Bay and The not so far off Mountains of Mourne is simply breathtaking. ( The were studying Irish Literature and Irish Art ). We parked. Had a lovely picnic lunch. The spent 2 hours... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I visited this place on a very blustery day. I parked in the car park and when I got to the entrance the gates were locked but I managed to get into the castle grounds via the forest walk and got over a fence. There seems to be some restoration work going on at the moment and wasn't sure if... More 

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County Kildare, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This is an incredible site. This ruined Norman castle is in great condition and well looked after. My 2 boys, aged 10 and 12 absolutely loved it. They climbed up every set of stairs and imagined themselves fighting tournaments in the courtyard. A brilliant way to get kids interested in their heritage. To top it off the views are spectacular.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Snuck into this ruined remains of the castle as work is being carried out. Plenty left to see and beautiful views of the bay. Lovely woodland walks around the castle well worth a visit.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Worth a visit, you will see the ruins of the old castle walls and if you climb as high as you can you will get some lovely views. Very robust ruins and the view down to Murlough beach makes it worth the climb.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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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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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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Address: Address: Castle Hill | Dundrum, Newcastle BT33 0LN, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 44-28-9023-5000
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Newcastle

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