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Scrabo Tower
James McEvoy photo - Celandine at Scrabo Country Park
Scrabo Tower and Country Park

At the top of Scrabo Hill, overlooking Strangford Lough and the whole of North Down, is Scrabo Tower. The tower, which was built in 1857, is one of Northern Ireland’s best known landmarks and the views from the top are spectacular. Inside the tower you can see an exhibition and short video detailing its history.

Scrabo Country Park is centred at the top of Scrabo Hill near Newtownards and boasts incredible views over Strangford Lough and the surrounding countryside. There are plenty of paths through the fine beech woodlands of Killynether Wood and around the disused quarries allowing visitors many opportunities to enjoy the quiet and peaceful countryside.

Universal Pictures filmed several scenes of the new Dracula Untold film at Scrabo Country Park & Killynether Wood. This was one of many of the locations used for filming across Northern Ireland.

Opening times

Grounds open, tower closed.

http://www.discovernorthernireland.com/Scrabo-Country-Park-Newtownards-P61156

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Free

Facilities

  • Free (parking charges may apply)
  • Parking Available
  • Picnic Area

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Facilities

  • Free (parking charges may apply)
  • Parking Available
  • Picnic Area
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Scrabo Tower

Address
203A Scrabo Road
Newtownards
County Down
BT23 4SJ
Phone number
T: (028) 9082 3207
Email
Web Address
www.communities-ni.gov.uk/topics/historic-environment
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