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Scrabo Tower

203A Scrabo Road, Newtownards BT23 4SJ, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9181 1491
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You can see this 'beacon' when leaving Bangor and traveling the Arts Peninsula. It's a memorial to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
NHjo
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Rye, New Hampshire
Scrabo tower

Scrabo tower sits on the top of the hill overlooking the town of newtownards. At the back of scrabo... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Allison M
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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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203A Scrabo Road, Newtownards BT23 4SJ, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9181 1491
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You can see this 'beacon' when leaving Bangor and traveling the Arts Peninsula. It's a memorial to one of the family members of Mount Stewart. Very impressive.

Thank NHjo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Scrabo tower sits on the top of the hill overlooking the town of newtownards. At the back of scrabo is a golf course and club. Also Killynether forest park is situated on the foothills of scrabo tower too. The tower is open in the summer...More

Thank Allison M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Scrabo Tower was built in 1857 and was closed over the last few years but opened in August.The opening hours are Friday to Sunday 10am to 4pm.The car park is below the golf course and you have to walk up a quite steep hill to...More

Thank Wanderers3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Scrap hill is well worth the climb. The views are lovely. If the tower is open climb the stairs for even better views. Look down Strangford lough or walk the golfers close by. Walk to killyneither forest or through the quarries on the many walks...More

Thank cassie1298
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Scrabo Tower (the actual tower itself) is open to the public on specific days. Consult website for opening times. We as a family went on Sunday. We were charged £14 to get into the tower. I remember when there was no charge. Was it worth...More

Thank Trueexperience5
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Walked up to the tower but unfortunately the gate was locked. Nice walk there and keeps you fit. Still worth a visit with lovely sights.

Thank Nobbers69
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Bit of a steep climb to top but very do-able. Spectacular views to the Mourne mountains and all across the Ards Peninsula. Super windy up there so worth bringing extra layers. Kids found some broken glass so a but would be useful. The tower itself...More

Thank Garv_01
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I would say deffinatly dont go out of your way to go here, or make it your main event for the day. If you passing then sure go up and see but its just the tower and thats it! Can get in the tower just...More

Thank Rebecca P
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Great view with great company. The Louth and golf club are unreal and you can even see to Belfast. Fab

Thank Joelboi
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

What a view Have been up to scrabo tower several times right beside the golf club An amazing view when u reach the top the tower the tower is open certain times of the year so u can go in side and climb to the...More

Thank Alison F
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28 August 2016|
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Response from Pauline J | Reviewed this property |
U can take a pram, though it's quite steep up to the tower and ground is a little rough, hope this helps
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