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Greencastle Royal Castle

Greencastle Pier Road, Kilkeel BT34 4LR, Northern Ireland
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Beautiful by the seaside.. 🐦 🏖 ☀️

I’m not being bias but this is another place close to Were I live such beauty around us. Mountains... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
Alana B
via mobile
Cool castle, easy access, no crowds...and it's free!

Greencastle Royal Castle was just one of several stops we made on our way from Dublin to Craigavon... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Linerguy
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Lawrenceburg, IN
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  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
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“driveway” (2 reviews)
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Greencastle Pier Road, Kilkeel BT34 4LR, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

I’m not being bias but this is another place close to Were I live such beauty around us. Mountains ⛰ and the sea all rolled in to one.. 😍 ferry ⛴ just opposite the castle where you can hope on by foot or take the...More

1  Thank Alana B
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

Greencastle Royal Castle was just one of several stops we made on our way from Dublin to Craigavon. Getting to the castle isn't difficult, but make sure to take the correct driveway that goes back to it (there's another driveway right next to it, and...More

Thank Linerguy
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Came here last week with my Irish friends, my partner and our three youngest. We came across on the ferry from Carlingford and spent a good half hour wandering around. My friend told me that it has been greatly improved (safety wise) since he was...More

Thank Sellest
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

A hidden gem. This is opposite the new Greencastle to Carlingford Ferry. A narrow lane beside a private lane is the entrance. We were unsure if it was open. Strange in the way that a house is built feet away from the Castle. Drove up...More

Thank Mandyk07400
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Still a bit off the beaten path, but if you are taking the Coast Road from Warrenpoint around to Newcastle, you may want to detour down to Carlingford Lough (on the County Down side) for a look-see. It;'s my understanding that this was a companion...More

Thank Sojourner-Texas_USA
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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We were on our way to Downpatrick for a scenic train ride and we left the main roadway to find food because the kids were hungry. We saw Greencastle in the distance and made our way there to check it out. There was a guy...More

1  Thank botanical_fan
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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I went here a couple times a week as a child because I lived a bike ride a way i was so pleased to be able to take my to youngsters last year the only problem is that it is not open enough and we...More

Thank Joan R
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

This Norman castle that once guarded the entrance to Carlingford Lough is worth a visit if you’re in the Mournes. Entrance is free, and there are some information boards, but apart from that you’re pretty much on your own. Safety rails have been installed to...More

2  Thank IainNorthernIreland
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

This is a local Castle which I had not visited for some time. I was pleased to see that it was open for visitors and went to see it with my family. I was delighted with the work that had been done to welcome visitors...More

1  Thank Peter D
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

A lovely castle which the kids loved exploring. Great views from the top. And it's free! Mainly open in July and August I believe and not every day, so I think we were lucky!

Thank martlaw26
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