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This place is full of history. There is a great view from up here with a history board telling you... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
SweetgemBelfast
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Belfast
Family burial plot

Apart from my family burial plot this graveyard holds a lot of historic information including the... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
teddybear01
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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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Main Street, Ballycarry, Whitehead BT38 9HH, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

This place is full of history. There is a great view from up here with a history board telling you all about the famous connections and history of the area. Take a dander around the graveyard to see some amazing headstones and more history. There...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Apart from my family burial plot this graveyard holds a lot of historic information including the grave of the bard of Ballycarry to name just one. There are spectacular views from this graveyard definitely one for the camera.

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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

read up on this online and decided to go for a look. Super sure in a great position. Quite slot survives for a ruin. The Ulster Scots and United Irish memorials are interesting and impressive. Also eventually found the early Christian grave marker on a...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2016

This place is so cool, please remember to be respectful as this is an actual grave site. But great for pics and scenery all around this area. There was a food truck close to here with great fish and chips.

2  Thank 65averyp
Reviewed 31 October 2014

The biggest and grandest tombstone here is the monument to local poet James Orr. First I noticed the "INRI" inscription at the very top of it. Circling around, I found that on the other side, facing the sea, there is writing that looks like Hebrew...More

4  Thank Hanni_LR43
Reviewed 17 September 2014

I visited here recently and was amazed by the history and information in this lovely old site. There are a lot of old graves and the ruined Church is imposing. A lovely quiet spot to explore and research family history like I did. The plaques...More

3  Thank J_C_053
Reviewed 28 May 2014

All change, to this centuries-old place. They've been in and cleared all the weeds and seem to have sand-blasted some tomb stones and monuments. Call me old school, but I loved the weedy, rusty look to the James Orr monument. It almost looks brand new...More

2  Thank Steveodo
Reviewed 22 July 2013

This was the site of an early Christian monastery. A church may have been here from the year 1306. Some of the memorials date back over 1000 years - so the experts say. The oldest are all broken, weathered away and tangled in weeds. If...More

6  Thank Steveodo
Reviewed 19 July 2013

Ballycarry has this wonderful old graveyard, complete with the ruins of a 400 year old church. It is along one end of the main road that runs across the town. Inside there is a map which tells you where some more famopus people are buried,...More

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