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Narrow Water Keep and Castle

On the A2, Warrenpoint, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9023 5000
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Carnage at a place of beauty

We called here to pay our respects to the young men that lost their lives in the troubles, it is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
banjodeano
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yorkshire
via mobile
Old castle remains on A2 road scenic

This historical castle looks like a monument so near beside scenic route (A2) so it will be easily... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2018
JaakkoTapio
,
Helsinki, Finland
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“tower” (3 reviews)
“carlingford” (3 reviews)
“century” (2 reviews)
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On the A2, Warrenpoint, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9023 5000
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We called here to pay our respects to the young men that lost their lives in the troubles, it is one of the most beautiful places in the world and seems like it must be one of lifes sick jokes that such a tragedy occured...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2018

This historical castle looks like a monument so near beside scenic route (A2) so it will be easily checked & looked at overall.

Thank JaakkoTapio
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

It was a grey sort if day on the last if 2017 I stopped off just to pay respect to all those who lost their lives here in a needless war and waste if lives. The birds still sang and brightened the sad grey scene....More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely tourist spot great location, travel around and visit Newcastle, Newry, Rostrevor and Warren point

Thank Kerrie P
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

Narrow Water castle is set in a fantastically picturesque place in Carlingford Lough. It is a 16 th century castle strategically placed to control sea trade into and out of Newry. It's beauty is tempered by the fact that it was the site of the...More

Thank waltkz2015
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

While visiting Warrenpoint on Carlingford Lough, I noticed this impressive castle tower and looked up its history. It was unfortunately the site of the Warrenpoint Ambush by the Provisional Irish Republican Army in 1979 during the Troubles, on the same day that Lord Mountbatten was...More

Thank NHjo
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Absolutely fabulous building. I'd never been here before and really enjoyed climbing up inside and looking at the view. I was very impressed by the toilets as well!

Thank JennyB1984
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Try and visit when it's open as you can get inside the tower. It's a real treat. Not to be confused with the more modern castle which is near by, this is the real article going back to the 12 century.

Thank Sean B
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

Really recommend a visit. Its fabulous. Lovely views. Historical. Not far from Newry or from Warrenpoint.

Thank Louise O
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Reviewed 2 July 2016

lots of history on this castle...we enjoyed our stop and enjoying the views and seeing the castle ruins

Thank Hibby922
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