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All reviews mourne mountains free car park great history within the walls information booth breathtaking views sunny day picnic tables worth a visit picnic spot free admission steep walk surrounding countryside on display great place to visit forest walk murlough nature reserve
Wasn’t too sure if it would be worth the time to stop off at this castle because the view from the road suggests there isn’t really much to see!
Took the risk and was glad we had - there is free parking and no entrance...More
A must for landscape photographers. The castle provides a great vantage point to view the Mourne Mountains and Dundrum Bay. Early morning provides great low light sun highlighting the shadows on the valleys and Corries on the mountains. Easy parking and nice walks around the...More
Simply LOVE this castle. Entrance is free (the main keep is locked outside normal visiting hours but the grounds are always accessible. Great for exploring and some fantastic views of The Mourne Mountains which really should be seen.
Google maps told us to go up a steep rocky road--we hiked instead and found out there was a brown sign down on the highway up a different road.
The castle is a ruin with nice walls and an old residence in front of it....More
I honestly don't know! The site is managed by the Northern Ireland Environmental Agency so I would imagine you would need to ask their permission, although I have a feeling they wouldn't mind, as it is freely open to the... More
I honestly don't know! The site is managed by the Northern Ireland Environmental Agency so I would imagine you would need to ask their permission, although I have a feeling they wouldn't mind, as it is freely open to the public. Do an internet search in that name to get their contact details, and "Dundrum Castle" as well, and click on Images for the latter, as this will give you a good idea of what the ruins are like. I would think that the keep is the only suitable place for what you have in mind, as the floor is level, and it's more sheltered - your candles might not blow out!