Carrickfergus Castle, located in the town of Carrickfergus, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, is an iconic historical landmark. This medieval fortress, built in the 12th century, is one of the best-preserved castles in Ireland. Its imposing stone walls, turrets, and historical significance make it a must-visit destination.

Visitors to Carrickfergus Castle can explore its various chambers, including the Great Hall and the dungeons. The castle also houses exhibitions that provide insights into its history, from its Norman origins to its role in later conflicts. The stunning coastal views from the castle walls add to its appeal, making it a fascinating glimpse into Ireland’s past.


Opening Times
April - September, Monday - Sunday 10:00 - 18:00
October - March, Monday - Sunday 10:00 - 16:00

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