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Review of Scrabo Tower

Scrabo Tower
Ranked #2 of 24 things to do in Newtownards
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 16 April 2014

Nice country surroundings not much to see within the tower but great views from the top towards Belfast ,Newtownards/ Comber and Strangford Lough. Good hilly walk through the forest and up hill towards the Tower.

Thank Siegfried M
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"car park"
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"steep walk"
in 11 reviews
"walking difficulties"
in 5 reviews
"country park"
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"local landmark"
in 4 reviews
"golf course"
in 10 reviews
"great viewpoint"
in 3 reviews
"open to the public"
in 7 reviews
"golf club"
in 7 reviews
"nice walk"
in 8 reviews
"land mark"
in 3 reviews
"ards peninsula"
in 7 reviews
"admire the view"
in 2 reviews
"climb the stairs"
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"opening times"
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"mourne mountains"
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"beautiful sunny day"
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Reviewed 15 April 2014

Well worth the half mile uphill trek to the tower for the views down Stranford Lough and over Newtownards.Climb the tower to see over Belfast,and off to Scotland and the Isle Of Man,or the Mountains Of Mourne.Inside the tower are displays of local history,including the history of quarrying Scrabo stone from the hill,with interesting walks through the old workings of the quarry below the tower worth a wander for those fit enough.

Thank Patrick H
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Reviewed 11 April 2014

This is a great place to visit with a fantastic view. There is a car park not too far away, and a steep walk (hardly a surprise given the size of the hill!). Well worth an hour.

Thank Trevor E
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Reviewed 25 March 2014

Scrabo tower isn't just an old tower, the country park offers alot more to explore. For example they have a golf course, a golf club, nature trails, walks and a big car parking area. The tower itself tho is lovely and the views from it are immaculate!

Thank 352Melly
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Reviewed 21 March 2014

The walk to Scrabo is great exercise although well worth it when you reach the tower. When you reach the top the view is absolutely phenomenal, you can see all of Ards and a great view of the lough. The forest park is also great for a family walk with the dog of a nice relaxing Sunday morning stroll. Well worth a visit, Highly recommended!

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