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Scrabo Tower

203A Scrabo Road, Newtownards BT23 4SJ, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9181 1491
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GREAT views

Was here to visit reopened tower. Great views and displays. Plenty of stopping seats on walk up... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dondewande
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Newtownards, United Kingdom
via mobile
Nice walk

Worth a visit beautiful views when you reach the tower. Tower only reopened so not to sure of times... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
heatherwynn68
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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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“steep walk” (11 reviews)
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203A Scrabo Road, Newtownards BT23 4SJ, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9181 1491
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Was here to visit reopened tower. Great views and displays. Plenty of stopping seats on walk up and lovely walks around hill and old quarries. Also woodland walk lovely with great views at top.

Thank Dondewande
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Worth a visit beautiful views when you reach the tower. Tower only reopened so not to sure of times or days.

Thank heatherwynn68
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is magic the views extend all the way to Scotland and are well worth the walk. Recently reopened for summer closes at 4 each day. £3 to go to the top of you aren't a Nat Trust member.

Thank SNTas
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic views over North Down and Strangford Lough. Easy to find, good car parking and clean and tidy public toilets. Path from car park to Scrabo Tower is bit steep if your old or tired but the view is well worth the effort. Now open...More

Thank Sniper2007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely walk through Killynether Wood and found a door to the fairy Kingdom .... Great walk and lovely views from the top.

Thank Ana333
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a steep walk up so don't be afraid to take rests if you need to! The view from the top was brilliant and don't forget your camera. I would have liked maybe a bit more information about the place and an update and...More

Thank Sophie D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been up to the tower many times over the past 50+ years. Never tire of the view, though it's changed so much over the years. You'll never get a better view over North Down and a lovely walk up there. Not suitable for those...More

Thank 22daisy12
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Been going to Scrabo tower since I was a child . Never get tired of the view of Newtownards and surrounding area . Climb getting harder as I get older so not good if you are not steady on your feet too difficult.

Thank galeed1
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

What a veiw!!! Amazing Norman tower in great condition. Fun and interesting things for kids as well.

Thank porkeatingcrusader
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This was a wonderful spot I enjoyed while visiting Ireland. The narrow stone steps made for a rather precarious climb. However, the views even from the base of the tower were worth going for. I think of this spot from time to time since some...More

1  Thank Rachel W
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28 August 2016|
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Response from Pauline J | Reviewed this property |
U can take a pram, though it's quite steep up to the tower and ground is a little rough, hope this helps
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