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Off-The-Beaten-Track treat

One of those little off-the-beaten-track gems, in the most tranquil of settings overlooking... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2018
Nice little castle on the coast

Views are fabulous and it is an easy place to pass the time waiting on the hourly ferry across... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Dublin, Ireland
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Greencastle Pier Road, Kilkeel BT34 4LR, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 16 May 2013

This is the slogan on the website, and it's true. Visit this place if you want to take a dip into a beautiful and well preserved natural environment. And all of a sudden you see the Greencastle Fort strategically built to have the broadest view...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2018

One of those little off-the-beaten-track gems, in the most tranquil of settings overlooking Carlingford Lough.

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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Views are fabulous and it is an easy place to pass the time waiting on the hourly ferry across Carlingford Loch. The history is well outlined on placards. The entrance to the car park is very narrow (1 lane) and you have space for about...More

Thank phoenixesrose
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

this is a well preserved and presented building. History legend. Nice grounds. Fantastic setting. So close to the ferry. Views of lighthouse Cooley mountains in Meath and carlingford. One of the best views and walk round to green castle pier head and mill bay.

Thank Heather L
Reviewed 27 July 2018

We had a quick visit to Greencastle while waiting for our ferry. Unfortunately it was closed but none the less we had a walk around and were impressed. Would like to return when its open to visitors.

Thank murphyclan2017
Reviewed 15 July 2018

it is a good experience with breathtaking scenery lots of history and panoramic views very close to Kilkeel which has now the added interest of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex being the Baron and Baroness of Kilkeel. Taking the ferry from Greenore/Carlingford is an...More

1  Thank tishkadee
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Iā€™m not being bias but this is another place close to Were I live such beauty around us. Mountains ā›° and the sea all rolled in to one.. šŸ˜ ferry ā›“ just opposite the castle where you can hope on by foot or take the...More

2  Thank Alana B
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
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
Reviewed 14 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
Reviewed 8 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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