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Carrickfergus is only a small town so it's not difficult to find the various sites where the old... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2018
Suratrichard
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Surat Thani, Thailand
Not bad

Reminded me of a way to Your and its walked areas just not as expensive. Nice to see someone... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2018
H2630RDlaurenceb
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We enjoy learning the history of the places we visit so made sure to pass under the town wall. Be careful, though, because you may miss it...

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bjolds
Reviewed October 19, 2018

Carrickfergus is only a small town so it's not difficult to find the various sites where the old town walls are situated. When they were built originally they were basically an extension of the Castle. There are some information boards which make for worthwhile study....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Suratrichard
Reviewed August 12, 2018

As a child I never gave the walls a second thought, but revisiting these with age you can wonder how long they have stood, the North Gate is probably the most interesting site but there is also the wall by the library and in the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank HughMc
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Reminded me of a way to Your and its walked areas just not as expensive. Nice to see someone survived.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank H2630RDlaurenceb
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Carrickfergus town walls are incomplete but worth seeing and using your imagination as to what the Town was like in it's prime as the most important stronghold the Normans had North of Belfast Lough.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Robin G
Reviewed April 13, 2018

The town walls of Carrick are extensive and easy to find. One great length is beside the library, another runs along the deCourcey car park, and more stretches away from the North Gate. The sign at the North Gate has an interesting painting imagining the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Steveodo
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

It's definitely well worth taking a walk around the town, it's crammed with history, a lot of it hidden. You can easily do a self guided tour.

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank 2020vision
Reviewed November 23, 2017

When visiting Carrickfergus, be sure to take the time to explore the town walls - from the intact entrance gate to the high walls and remnants of walls scattered throughout the town. There is very good signage posted throughout town indicating certain portions of the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank backpacker31
Reviewed September 6, 2017

These walls surrounded carrickfergus. Some have been restored and are in very good order. A very interestING part of our heritage has been retained.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Deborah H
Reviewed December 5, 2016

There is posted information along the walls to inform of various facts about them. It is free, entirely self-guided and sadly could be missed if you don't know to look for it. I found it worth my time as I walked to the train station...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank 1Jack_Spat
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