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  1. 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…

  2. 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.

  3. 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…

  4. Meigh

    Address

    Ballintemple Road, Meigh, County Armagh, BT35 8LQ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Archaeological sites

    This unusual megalithic monument is set on the eastern edge of a low ridge, overlooked by Slieve Gullion to the west and around 750m south of the badly disturbed remains of Clonlum court tomb.

    Price

    Free
  5. Crossmaglen

    Address

    Annaghmare Road, Crossmaglen, County Armagh, BT35 9BJ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Archaeological sites

    The court tomb at Annaghmare is one of the best preserved examples of its type, with many of its features preserved in good condition after they were first revealed during excavation in 1963-64.

    Price

    Free
  6. Newry

    Address

    Bagenal's Castle, Castle Street, Newry, Co Down, BT34 2BY

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 3031 3170

    Type

    Type:

    Archaeological sites

    Dating from the Iron Age period around 10 BC, the enclosure comprises two roughly parallel massive earth banks and ditch ramparts over a mile long. It lies astride an old routeway to Eamhain Macha (Navan Fort), the ancient capital of Ulster.

  7. Newry

    Address

    Bernish Road, Newry, County Armagh, BT35 8QA

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 3031 3170

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Archaeological sites

    This monument is an extremely well preserved Neolithic burial site with three chambers. It can be dated between 4000 and 2500 BC.

    Price

    Free
  8. 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.

  9. 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
  10. Information Board located at Finnis Souterrain or better known locally as Binders Cove.

    Dromore

    Address

    Legananny Road, Dromara, Dromore, County Down, BT25 2HS

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 33 0137 4046

    Type

    Type:

    Archaeological sites

    Finnis Souterrain, also known locally as Binder's Cove, is an excavated drystone souterrain in the townland of Finnis. The souterrain was first built in the 9th century and records of it date to the early 18th century.

    The word ‘souterrain’ comes…

    Dates

  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Killeen

    Address

    Ferryhill Road, Killeen, County Armagh, BT35 8NX

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Archaeological sites

    Known locally as the ‘King’s Ring’, this court tomb has a prominent position in the southeast part of the rugged Slieve Gullion ring-dyke.

    Price

    Free
  14. A large circular cairn located in a field overlooking Loughinisland Churches

    Downpatrick

    Address

    Junction of Bucks Head Road & Loughinisland Road, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 8JW

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Archaeological sites

    Situated 8.8km south east of Ballynahinch, on the north east shore of Loughinisland Lake, within sight of Loughinisland Church. A slightly displaced capstone covers a rectangular chamber of which three side stones survive.

    Price

    Free
  15. Newry

    Address

    Bagenal's Castle, Castle Street, Newry, Co Down, BT34 2BY

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 3031 3170

    Type

    Type:

    Archaeological sites

    Corliss Fort is one of the best-preserved bivallate raths in County Armagh.

  16. Newry

    Address

    Bagenal's Castle, Castle Street, Newry, Co Down, BT34 2BY

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 3031 3170

    Type

    Type:

    Archaeological sites

    Leisleitrim Fort is a fine example of a multivallate rath ( a rath with several banks and ditches).

  17. Mullaghbawn

    Address

    Ballykeel Road, Mullaghbawn, County Armagh, BT35 9UA

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Archaeological sites

    This Neolithic burial site, dated between 4000 and 2500 BC, has a huge capstone, supported on upright stones, over an octagonal burial chamber. It is known as the 'Hag's Chair'.

    Price

    Free
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