We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Templecorran Graveyard

Main Street, Ballycarry, Whitehead BT38 9HH, Northern Ireland
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Family burial plot

Apart from my family burial plot this graveyard holds a lot of historic information including the... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
teddybear01
,
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
via mobile
Curiosity

read up on this online and decided to go for a look. Super sure in a great position. Quite slot... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
Gavin G
via mobile
Read all 8 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good25%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“burial” (2 reviews)
“marker” (2 reviews)
“bard” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Main Street, Ballycarry, Whitehead BT38 9HH, Northern Ireland
CONTACT
Website
Write a ReviewReviews (8)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"burial"
in 2 reviews
"marker"
in 2 reviews
"bard"
in 2 reviews
"ruin"
in 3 reviews
"memorial"
in 2 reviews
"information"
in 2 reviews
Filter
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Apart from my family burial plot this graveyard holds a lot of historic information including the grave of the bard of Ballycarry to name just one. There are spectacular views from this graveyard definitely one for the camera.

Thank teddybear01
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

read up on this online and decided to go for a look. Super sure in a great position. Quite slot survives for a ruin. The Ulster Scots and United Irish memorials are interesting and impressive. Also eventually found the early Christian grave marker on a...More

Thank Gavin G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This place is so cool, please remember to be respectful as this is an actual grave site. But great for pics and scenery all around this area. There was a food truck close to here with great fish and chips.

2  Thank 65averyp
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 31 October 2014

The biggest and grandest tombstone here is the monument to local poet James Orr. First I noticed the "INRI" inscription at the very top of it. Circling around, I found that on the other side, facing the sea, there is writing that looks like Hebrew...More

4  Thank Hanni_LR43
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 17 September 2014

I visited here recently and was amazed by the history and information in this lovely old site. There are a lot of old graves and the ruined Church is imposing. A lovely quiet spot to explore and research family history like I did. The plaques...More

3  Thank J_C_053
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 28 May 2014

All change, to this centuries-old place. They've been in and cleared all the weeds and seem to have sand-blasted some tomb stones and monuments. Call me old school, but I loved the weedy, rusty look to the James Orr monument. It almost looks brand new...More

2  Thank Steveodo
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 22 July 2013

This was the site of an early Christian monastery. A church may have been here from the year 1306. Some of the memorials date back over 1000 years - so the experts say. The oldest are all broken, weathered away and tangled in weeds. If...More

6  Thank Steveodo
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 19 July 2013

Ballycarry has this wonderful old graveyard, complete with the ruins of a 400 year old church. It is along one end of the main road that runs across the town. Inside there is a map which tells you where some more famopus people are buried,...More

9  Thank Mavis B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all Whitehead Hotels
Dobbins Inn Hotel
327 reviews
7.30 km away
Premier Inn Carrickfergus Hotel
611 reviews
7.71 km away
Loughshore Hotel
681 reviews
8.48 km away
Curran Court Hotel
326 reviews
8.94 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Rinka
94 reviews
2.89 km away
The Bank House Coffee Shop
70 reviews
3.28 km away
Whitehead Golf Club Restaurant
76 reviews
2.88 km away
The Old Tea House Whitehead
177 reviews
3.28 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Gobbins
409 reviews
3.42 km away
Kilcoan Gardens
8 reviews
5.19 km away
Blackhead Path
96 reviews
3.43 km away
Whitehead Railway Museum
42 reviews
3.15 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Templecorran Graveyard staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
;