Narrow Water Keep, Warrenpoint

Excellent example of a tower-house and bawn built about 1568 at a point where the Newry River meets Carlingford Lough, a strategic spot. (Children under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult).
There has been a keep on this site since 1212. It was originally built by Hugh de Lacy, first Earl of Ulster, to prevent attacks on Newry via the river, as part of the area's Norman fortifications. The original was destroyed in the 1641 Rebellion.
NB. This map is based on the postcode and so may not reflect the exact location.

Opening times:


N/A (1st Apr to 30th Jun)

10:00am - 17:00pm Sat & Sun (1st Jun - 30th Jun)

10:00am - 17:00pm daily (1st July to 31st Aug)

10:00am - 17:00pm Sat & Sun (1st Sep to 30th Sep)

N/A (1st Oct 2014 to 31 Mar 2015)


Admission Free.

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Newry Visitor Information Centre
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