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Dundrum Castle, Newcastle

#3 of 7 in Nature in County Down
Mountain · Castle
A Norman fortress from the 12th century, Dundrum Castle was built to overlook the surrounding area and protect the kingdom from its enemies. It's mostly ruined walls now, but the lawns are neat and the views more than satisfactory. To visit Dundrum Castle on your trip to Newcastle, use our Newcastle trip planner.
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  • This is an impressive castle with a nice view of the beaches and water below. If you're following Google maps from the north though, I would avoid the first road to the castle as it is a very rocky...  more »
  • Dundrum Castle is a castle, situated above the town of Dundrum, County Down, Northern Ireland, It was constructed by John de Courcy, sometime near the beginning of the 13th century,[2] following his.....  more »
  • Nice and quiet place, panoramic sceneries, good place. Sadly there's no tour guide or something, also no vendor around the area, so bring your own snacks and water, not that this area is big tho. Please don't litters, since i see no one guarding the place
  • Fantastic views of Murlough & the Mournes. Great place for a picnic.
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