Carrickfergus Castle

Northern Ireland Environment Agency owned property
Carrickfergus Castle is a Norman castle in Northern Ireland, situated in the town of Carrickfergus in County Antrim, on the northern shore of Belfast Lough. Besieged in turn by the Scots, Irish, English and French, the castle played an important military role until 1928 and remains one of the best preserved medieval structures in Ireland.
NB. This map is based on the postcode and so may not reflect the exact location.


Adult - £5.00, Child/OAP - £3.00, Child under 4 - Free
Family Rate - £13.00 (2 Adults & 2 Children)
Group rates available (10 plus must be pre-booked) - £3 per person

Opening times:

2014/15 (Please note that the last admission is 30 minutes before closing time)

10:00am - 18:00pm daily (1st Apr to 30th Sep)

10:00am - 16:00pm daily (1st Oct 2014 to 31st Mar 2014)

**Please note the Castle will be closed from 25th to 27th December (Inclusive) and 1st January due to Public Holidays**

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Carrickfergus Museum & Civic Centre

Location / Directions

Carrickfergus is 10 miles north of Belfast city centre, a straight run on the M5
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Contact Details

Marine Highway
BT38 7BG

Tel: (028) 9335 1273
Fax: (028) 9335 5190