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The Knights used to be part of a ride called "Knight Ride". I was sorry to see that the ride is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Pavle K
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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Ho, ho ho.

The statues were yarn-bombed again for the centenary of the Armistice of World War I, with a big... read more

Reviewed December 21, 2018
Steveodo
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Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Knights used to be part of a ride called "Knight Ride". I was sorry to see that the ride is gone, and the knights have been re-located to another location. Easy to see from the main road.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Pavle K
Reviewed December 21, 2018

The statues were yarn-bombed again for the centenary of the Armistice of World War I, with a big woven poppy being added to the leading knight's shield. Now, in December, they have a fresh set of Santa hats added instead. As sculptures go, I think...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Steveodo
Reviewed October 19, 2018

Interesting set of three metal sculptures situated in the Scottish quarter but right on the road side...good photo opportunity but take care you don't step back into the road otherwise you end up as an accident statistic. There is an explanatory plaque and if you're...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Suratrichard
Reviewed January 13, 2018

The knights looked very different for Christmas 2017. Someone had yarn-bombed them, adding red and white woolly Santa Claus hats to all three of them. They looked very jolly. Messing in any permanent way with someone else's art is a sin, but yarn-bombing is fine,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Steveodo
Reviewed November 22, 2017

Interesting metal sculpture adjacent to Marine Gardens. Easily viewed from a passing car, however, it is best seen up close to fully appreciate the intricate work.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank backpacker31
Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

Great wee assets to the town. Touristy type knights. Kids love them and loved having their pictures taken with the steel knights

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank deshka1
Reviewed June 30, 2017

Very Lifelike Sculpture of The Knights - although as they are some way from the Castle have obviously escaped. Perhaps they should have been situated on the Green outside the Castle?

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank DeryckWheeler
Reviewed June 15, 2017

Had just been to the Castle and after walking down the promenade, you will come across these characters across the road. Make a great photo shoot and if you have any young knights in the family they will love it

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Edelpauley
Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

Statues in totally unusual place. Should be closer to castle. Nothing to attract you to them. Nice enough statues, also with pokestop for kids...lol

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank lynnec524
Reviewed November 27, 2016

Situated at the far end of the Marine Gardens. Nice addition to the town and contributing to the history of Carrickfergus.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank LellynIan
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