Places in Down

The culture and history of Ulster-Scots  surrounds us. Here are a few of the places in Ulster with special significance.

Killyleagh Castle

Down

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Today Killyleagh Castle is the oldest inhabited castle in Ireland, with the main part of the castle being home to Gawn Hamilton and his family.

The Old Inn, Crawfordsburn

Down

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It was here that C.S Lewis and his literary friends met on social occasions.

Greencastle, County Down

Down

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The castle was attacked and taken by Edward Bruce, the brother of Robert, in 1316

Grace Neill’s

Down

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Grace Neills originally started as the King's Arms, but was renamed in 1866.

Grey Abbey

Down

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The micro climate provided by Strangford Lough means that a widespread variety of trees, shrubs and plants flourish in the gardens of Grey Abbey House.