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We called at Sentry Hill today and were very pleasantly surprised. Nicola our tour guide was... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2018
Belfast, United Kingdom
A real gem

We visited Sentry Hill this afternoon having only discovered it’s existence. Everything was... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2018
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Sentry Hill is a 19th century Victorian farmhouse in the Parish of Carnmoney, County Antrim. The contents of this historic house in Northern Ireland provide a rare insight into life in rural Ulster during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Sentry...more
40 Ballycraigy Road | bt36 4sx, Newtownabbey BT36 4SX, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9083 2363
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

We called at Sentry Hill today and were very pleasantly surprised. Nicola our tour guide was fantastic , a real asset to Sentry Hill. It's a small house and would not have been as enjoyable without the tour guide providing all the background history. Would...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

We visited Sentry Hill this afternoon having only discovered it’s existence. Everything was excellent especially the very warm and informative tour by Wesley. A really interesting visit and excellent coffee!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Beautifully maintained charming period farmhouse, complete with traditional fittings, furnishings, paintings, photos and memorabilia of development through several generations. Their stories were sensitively brought to life by our lovely guide, Deirdre. The house is both a monument and a testament to a family who worked...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 29, 2018

Stumbled across this after a disappointing visit to Belfast Castle, no other visitors, but we had a personal tour by Wesley Bonar who knew all the history & stories about the building & people who lived there. Answered all our questions & more, a clear...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Paul C
Reviewed June 18, 2018

This is well worth a visit, not only to visit the House, but also, you should visit the Sentry Hill Community Garden Groups' garden, where there are 48 garden plots, that are producing all sorts of garden vegetables. Really well worth a visit where you...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 20, 2018

As members of the University of the Third Age, we are older people who are still keen to learn. We knew the McKinney family had an interest in the Natural world and collected in the Victorian fashion. But what a treasure trove awaited us. The...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Sidney C
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

A hidden history gem and a great wet weather plan this venue is a time capsule of artefacts well worth A small detour of the beaten track to visit very impressed

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Jim D
Reviewed August 31, 2017

I've passed this place once or twice but never been in before and stopped at the spur of the moment, on my way through. I love old houses and this is is particularly rich in history, with artefacts spanning general generations of the same family...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Kerry_1984
Reviewed August 2, 2017

My husband and myself visited Sentry Hill House on Saturday 29 July 2017 and we thoroughly enjoyed it. The two girls there (one on reception & the other the guide, sorry I can't remember their names) were very welcoming and friendly & give us lots...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank annepgorman
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

Passed this place most days and now I live beside it I just had to visit. My it takes you back to the era. Mr McKinney gathered up so many artefacts you could nearly feel his presence. Great place to visit and the guide definitely...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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