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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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magnificent Views

Great place to poke around and take pictures, be sure to take the walk through the forest and take in the views across the sea.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Edmonton, Canada
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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great place to poke around and take pictures, be sure to take the walk through the forest and take in the views across the sea.

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Drogheda, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were driving from Dundrum and a friend we were travelling with spotted it from the road so we drove up, we got out to look around and a very nice man asked us if we would like him to open the keep? we all said yes and he said it was a great view and he was not wrong.... More 

Thank Smadoodle
Waringstown, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was a lovely unusually warm and sunny day when we visited the Castle. The view is splendid and we were able to pretend we were knights back in time. Kids really loved it.

Thank Antonietta R
Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing spot that's hidden in Dundrum – well worth looking for! Beautiful views over the local area, including the 'Best View in Britain' (officially), the Mourne Mountains.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The castle grounds were in great shape. It is shrouded in trees so it is hard to see from a distance, but worth the small walk from the parking area to the castle. Great stop worth checking out!

Thank Clinton E
Chehalis, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a shell left of the keep and some of the walls plus a house that I didn't visit because there was no easy access. We walked from our apartment. Long uphill climb but easy if you had a car.

Thank Kathy W
Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoy climbing around ruins of ancient castle you will loooove this one. Great views well kept grounds and castle (well it is a ruin but you know what I mean !!)

Thank JozKAyre
Albany, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

It was one of those grey overcast days time to explore, Dundrum is a 15 minute drive from Newcastle County Down. The castle is easy to access and free to view. It stands on the tallest mound in Dundrum and has 360 degree commanding views. Quite a lot of history and worth a visit.

Thank Grant W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Stayed in town and walked to the castle. I was there on a dry day; pretty much everything is outdoors, except there is some coverage in the main tower. The castle is free, and is open to explore (at least on the Friday I was there), with signs posted around to help explain the history and describe the area of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

Love the views over Strangford lough. Peacefully beautiful. Loads of climbing and photo opportunities. Selfies city. 😉

Thank abbey4eddie

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