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One of a kind place

My partner and I stayed there for 2 nights- it was wonderful! Walter met us and showed us how to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Worth waiting for !

We visited as part of European Open Heritage Weekend as it's not generally open to the public . The... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
Dundonald, Belfast.
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rish Landmark is a non-profit organisation that finds interesting and unusual properties that are in need of conservation, and we give them new life. Since 1992, we’ve been turning historic buildings into truly special self-catering holiday...more
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Clandeboye Estate | Belfast Rd, Bangor BT19 1RN, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I stayed there for 2 nights- it was wonderful! Walter met us and showed us how to get there and the tower- they left us fuel for the fire and local yogurts! It was much bigger than the pictures online lead you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank nikkibakesthings
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

We visited as part of European Open Heritage Weekend as it's not generally open to the public . The tower can be rented as self- catering accommodation and has been lovingly restored . It's really beautiful , stylish yet cosy .

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

Well if you like something a little different then this is the place for you. Set in a large forest and estate you can see for miles from the top. Inside a gothic treat awaits you although it has all mod cons. Special highlight is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank SharonD3094
Reviewed 27 June 2018

It's about a 10 minute drive from the main road through a wooded park (you'll drive past the hanging-tree from Game of Thrones). Sunsets on the rooftop terrace are beautiful and supper in front of a fire in the wainscoted reading room is a must....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

I had expected to come around a corner and then see Helen's Tower, but I walked along a path, right beside it, but slightly below it, before turning right and there it was. It is an impressive building, and the historic connections add to its...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

It's best to access this attraction from the Crawfordsburn Road that runs from Newtownards to the Craigantlet Road. You'll see cars parked near the main bend on this road and you can access the Clandeboye Estate from here. It's only a 10 - 15 minute...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Alan1Bangor
Reviewed 23 May 2017

A very pleasant walk either via the Crawfordsburn Road or via Conlig takes you to this lovely tower. If you are able to visit during one of their open days it is great to see inside or failing that it is available to book to...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank JudithY3
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I had heard about Helen's Tower, but never been to find it. So I decided to take my husband on a little adventure to see if we could. We parked near the Somme Museum (on the way from Bangor to Newtownards) and set off into...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Wiggles-World
Reviewed 11 February 2017

The walk to Helens Tower starts at a stile at the bend of road between Clandyboye estate and Newtownards. It is about 1.5 miles along good paths. the last section is quite steep. Good in all weather. It is possible to see deer in the...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Hugo F
Reviewed 20 December 2016

A 19th-century tower on the Clandeboye Estate in Bangor, Northern Ireland. The tower was commissioned by Lord Dufferin of Clandeboye, designed by Scottish architect William Burn and completed in October 1861. It is available for rental as self-catering accommodation through the Irish Landmark Trust. This...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Diana T
11 September 2016|
Response from my_life_my_choice | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it's pretty difficult to find first time around. If your planning to stay over then a meet & greet at the transport museum is your best option. Else try these co-ordinates and see if this works for you. GPS: 54.622755... More