Castlebaldwin, Castlebaldwin

#14 of 25 in Historic Sites in County Sligo
Castle · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
Castlebaldwin or Bellanagarrigeeny (Irish: Béal Átha na gCarraigíní, meaning "mouth of the ford of the small rocks") is a townland and small village in County Sligo, Ireland.

The castle outside the village of Castlebaldwin is a fortified 17th-century house (Duchas reference SL034-185--- Grid reference G:75686:14470) rather than a medieval castle, with gun slits in the walls and a machicolation over the door. The walls of the castle are made from stones taken from a nunnery that was near the village. Castlebaldwin is situated near the Carrowkeel Passage Tombs.
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  • This spot was really cool to experience, from the drive up, the hike to the tombs, the endless sheep and the amazing views. Out of the way a little bit worth the stop for sure!!  more »
  • On a good day, travel and see the Sentry-a marvellous sculpture on top of a hill. Lough Arrow and Lough Key give marvellous views of the mountains. What a hidden gem is Castlebaldwin! You've drive...  more »
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