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Dundrum Castle

Castle Hill | Dundrum, Newcastle BT33 0LN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9023 5000
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Castle Hill | Dundrum, Newcastle BT33 0LN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9023 5000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a visit if you are in Dundrum area. There is a great lot of historical information on display about the origins of this castle.

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful sense of history within these ruins and the panoramic views are stunning over Murlough Bay and the Mournes. There is a free car park and entry into the ruins is also free. The site is very steep and sensible footwear is necessary. Difficult for...More

Thank Susie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here on a wet windy day and we had a great time exploring the castle and climbing up to the top of the tower to see the most amazing views,on a better day it would make an excellent picnic spot,toilets and facilities were...More

Thank Sl C
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We visited here as we were staying in nearby Newcastle. This is a great place to visit as unlike here in England it was free to visit and when you get to the top you can climb right to the top where you can see...More

Thank Nakes1878
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Impressive castle with awesome views over Dundrum bay and the Mourne mountains. Short walk from Dundrum main street. Nice circular woodland walk waymarked from the castle.

Thank JayneWoroch
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Half way through Dundrum from Downpatrick is a sign on the left indicating a steep road up to the castle, then a right onto another road. There is a good sized car park and a walk up to the castle, which can be a bit...More

Thank Diane H
Reviewed 6 May 2017

At the top of a hill behind Dundrum, County Down is a well preserved mediaeval castle. There are lovely views out to sea and South to the world famous Mountains of Morne

Thank Alastair W
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Popped in while cycling around the Mourne Mountains from the Slieve Donard hotel. It's on the hillside with lovely views overlooking Dundrum Ba.

Thank SandV11
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Very impressive Norman Castle which has been superbly kept and the majority of the infrastructure is still standing. It is easily accessible with good parking facilities and is open all day long. You get amazing views of the Mourne Mountains and Dundrum Bay from the...More

1  Thank Tom S
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We visited on a Friday to find all locked up and no opening time info displayed. Really bad for tourists. I managed to negotiate a fence and climb up most of way to top. Again not enough signage displayed so I was disappointed. The place...More

Thank frankm654
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Response from Patsy T | Reviewed this property |
I honestly don't know! The site is managed by the Northern Ireland Environmental Agency so I would imagine you would need to ask their permission, although I have a feeling they wouldn't mind, as it is freely open to the... More