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Grey Point Fort

Fort Road | Helen’s Bay, Crawfordsburn, Bangor BT19 1LD, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9185 2731
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Tow big guns guarding befast in ww 2

Not open all the time need to check dates and times. man by vol tears.very I insterest place for... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
wbeckett2017
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Banbridge, United Kingdom
Interesting old military site, good walks

The Fort at Helens Bay is a very well maintained WW 1&2 Coastal Battery. Open every day. There is... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2017
Hugo F
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Fort Road | Helen’s Bay, Crawfordsburn, Bangor BT19 1LD, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Not open all the time need to check dates and times. man by vol tears.very I insterest place for guided tour lots of good walks all round this place .good view of befast lough.

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Reviewed 11 February 2017

The Fort at Helens Bay is a very well maintained WW 1&2 Coastal Battery. Open every day. There is a car Park there. You can also access the north Down Coastal Path which runs from Bangor to Holywood. A great walk. It is about a...More

Thank Hugo F
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Lovely walk from bangor Marian along the coastal path to see the big guns and history of the war. The stories of why the guns were there was interesting. Great views too! If you are visiting in the winter months, wrap up!=

Thank Andrea L
Reviewed 24 October 2016

My Husband and I went to Crawfordsburn Country Park today Sun 23rd Oct 2016, we took the costal route towards Belfast and came across this hidden gem on route. We approached the fort and ask was it ok to come in, the gentlemen are all...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2016

Great world war two historical site, well worth a visit the old guys who look after it are so helpful and realy keen to twel you the history of the fort and the guns

Thank Graham M
Reviewed 18 September 2016

While walking in the park came across this history gem ! We were given a tour by a very enthusiastic volunteer and my history buff husband was in heaven ! It is a fascinating place full of amazing radios and equipment from the wars .Well...More

Thank Bernie T
Reviewed 8 September 2016

This is one of the best kept secrets for anyone interested in military history. Its only open on Saturdays and Sundays but you are in for a real treat if you visit. And guess what its totally free of charge, run my volunteers who will...More

Thank Gareth E
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The Grey Point Fort is well worth a visit to see this wartime defence post. There is much to see and do and is manned by enthusiastic volunteers. There is an excellent war museum on the site. Great for families and an opportunity to inform...More

Thank JohnandGen
Reviewed 11 August 2016

A well presented museum with extremely enthusiastic volunteers.On our visit we had the good fortune to be shown a section not always open. Well worth a visit.

Thank Specsavers2
Reviewed 9 July 2016

We took our 4 year old grandson he fell asleep in car so grandad walked round by himself enjoy the whole thing without us

Thank Liz J
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