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  1. Slieve Gullion passage tomb
    Slieve Gullion passage tomb
    Passage tomb in Slieve Gullion
    Slieve Gullion passage tomb
    Slieve Gullion passage tomb
    Passage tomb in Slieve Gullion

    Killeavy

    Address

    89 Drumintee Road, Killeavy, County Armagh, BT35 8SW

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 330 137 4046

    Type

    Type:

    Free

    Slieve Gullion Passage Tomb, dramatically situated on the southern end of the Slieve Gullion summit ridge at an altitude of over 570m.  This is the highest surviving passage tomb in Ulster with stunning views over the surrounding countryside.

  2. Downpatrick

    Address

    14 Struell Wells Road, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 6RL

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    Struell Wells was built around a stream flowing through a secluded valley. It was a popular place of pilgrimage from the 1600s until the 1840s.

    Price

    Free

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  3. Downpatrick

    Address

    Saul Road, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 6PE

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 4461 4922

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Churches & Sacred Sites

    Two miles outside Downpatrick is the replica of St Patrick's first church in Ireland. Close by, on the crest of Slieve Patrick is a massive statue of St Patrick. Bronze panels illustrate scenes from the life of Ireland's Patron Saint.

    Price

    Free
  4. Creggan

    Address

    3 Glassdrumman Road, Creggan, County Armagh, BT34 2BY

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 3031 3170

    Type

    Type:

    Churches & Sacred Sites

    The church on this site was probably founded with the arrival of the O’Neills around 1450, who built their castle at Glassdrummond.

  5. Rostrevor

    Address

    Kilbroney Road, Rostrevor, County Down, BT34 3GG

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 3031 3170

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Churches & Sacred Sites

    'Cill Bhronaigh', or Bronagh’s Church (12th century), is located in the graveyard just outside Rostrevor on the Hilltown Road. The graveyard contains Saint Bronagh’s Cross, dating from the late 8th century and a ruined 15th century building.

    Price

    Free
  6. Downpatrick

    Address

    Bannaghan Road, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 7JS

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Churches & Sacred Sites

    Restored ruins of a sixth century church of St. Tassach, said to have given the last rites to St. Patrick. Entrance through pillars.

    Price

    Free
  7. Drumena Cashel

    Newry

    Address

    7 Moneyscalp Road, Kilcoo, Newry, Down, BT34 5JX

    Telephone

    028 9082 3207

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    Drumena Cashel is on a hill overlooking Lough Island Reavey and built in the early Christian period as a farmstead enclosure for cattle and sheep at night.

  8. Downpatrick

    Address

    35 English Street, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 6AB

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 4461 4922

    Type

    Type:

    Cathedral

    Down Cathedral, a Cathedral of the Church of Ireland with magnificent stain glass windows, box pews and beautiful organ case was built in 1183 as a Benedictine Monastry. The patron saint, Patrick is believed to be buried in the nearby graveyard.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  9. Downpatrick

    Address

    54 St. Patrick's Avenue, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 6DN

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 4461 2084

    Type

    Type:

    Churches & Sacred Sites

    The foundation stone of this church was laid by Bishop Dorrian in 1886.

  10. Downpatrick

    Address

    27 Fountain Street, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 6AW

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 4461 5201

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Churches & Sacred Sites

    Built 1954 to the designs of S. McIlveen of Ferguson and McIlveen, Belfast. This is a rebuilding of an earlier church on the site, dating from 1826.

    Price

    Free

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  11. Newry

    Address

    38 Hill Street, Newry, County, BT34 1AT

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 3026 2586

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Cathedral

    This is undoubtedly the most commanding building in Newry and is arguably the most important work executed by Newry's greatest native architect, Thomas Duff. Built in 1829 of local granite at a cost of £8,000, it was the first Catholic Cathedral.

    Price

    Free
  12. Whitecross

    Address

    Ballymoyer Road, Whitecross, County Armagh, BT60 2LA

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 3031 3170

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    Ballymoyer Old Church, in the churchyard of St. Luke’s Church of Ireland parish, is a rare example of seventeeth century architecture and of particular interest are the heavy round-headed windows.

  13. Newcastle

    Address

    Carrigs Road, Newcastle, County Down, BT33 0JT

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    Maghera Church and Round Tower is of major historical importance and is among many important heritage sites throughout County Down.

    Price

    Free
  14. Spelga Dam from Pigeon Rock Mountain

    Hilltown

    Address

    Kilkeel Road, Hilltown, Down, BT34 5XL

    Telephone

    033 0137 4046

    Type

    Type:

    Landscape/View

    Spelga Dam Reservoir sits in the heart of the Mourne Mountains, located approximately 10 miles outside of Newcastle, County Down.  A man-made reservoir built in the 1950s by the Belfast engineering firm, R Ferguson and Son.  It supplies water to…

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • Car parking
  15. Legananny Dolmen

    Castlewellan

    Address

    Dolmen Road, Ballyward, Castlewellan, County Down, BT31 9TF

    Telephone

    +44(0)2890543037

    Type

    Type:

    Art & Photography

    The Dolmen at Legananny is probably the most famous and most photographed megalithic monument in Northern Ireland.

    Legananny Dolmen is located three miles north of Castlewellan, in County Down, Northern Ireland, on the slopes of Slieve Croob.  It…

  16. Killeavy

    Address

    Church Road, Killeavy, County Armagh, BT35 8LF

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Churches & Sacred Sites

    The site contains two early churches situated back to back. Even earlier, it was the site of a monastery founded by St. Moninna (517) as one of the most important monasteries for nuns in Medieval Ireland.

    Price

    Free
  17. Group on lane looking over Ring of Gullion mountains
    View of Slieve Gullion
    Group on lane looking over Ring of Gullion mountains
    View of Slieve Gullion

    Killeavy

    Address

    89 Drumintee Road, Killeavy, County Armagh, BT35 8SW

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 330 137 4046

    Type

    Type:

    Landscape/View

    Slieve Gullion Forest Park is in the heart of the Ring of Gullion. The Ring of Gullion is a unique geological landform – unparalleled elsewhere in Ireland or the UK – and was the first ring dyke in the world to be geologically mapped. The ring of…

  18. Jonesborough

    Address

    Kilnasaggart Road, Jonesborough, County Armagh, BT35 8JA

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Churches & Sacred Sites

    Kilnassagart Inscribed Stone, in the south of County Armagh, is regarded as being one of the oldest inscribed stones in Ireland.

    Price

    Free
  19. Mourne Wall in the Mourne Mountains
    The Mourne Wall from Slieve Commedagh with low cloud
    Mourne Wall in the Mourne Mountains
    The Mourne Wall from Slieve Commedagh with low cloud

    Newcastle

    Address

    Newcastle, Down, BT33 0AA

    Telephone

    03301374366

    Type

    Type:

    Walking

    The Mourne Wall is 22 miles long and consists of natural granite stone which was constructed using traditional dry stone walling techniques.  It was built from 1904 to 1922 and was overseen by the Belfast City and District Water Commissioners.  The…

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • Car parking
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