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Enjoy incredible views from the top of Scrabo Hill near Newtownards

Scrabo Country Park is centred at the top of Scrabo Hill near Newtownards and boasts incredible views over Strangford Lough and the surrounding countryside. There are plenty of paths through the fine beech woodlands of Killynether Wood and around the disused quarries allowing visitors many opportunities to enjoy the quiet and peaceful countryside.

At the top of Scrabo Hill, overlooking Strangford Lough and the whole of North Down, is Scrabo Tower. The tower, which was built in 1857, is one of Northern Ireland’s best known landmarks and the views from the top are spectacular. Inside the tower you can see an exhibition and short video detailing its history.

Universal Pictures filmed several scenes of the new Dracula Untold film at Scrabo Country Park & Killynether Wood.  This was one of many of the locations used for filming across Northern Ireland.

Scrabo Tower is currently closed to the public until further notice.

Opening Times

  • Access to the site and country park is available all year
  • Tower closed until further notice

Prices

  • Admission Free

Contact Details

  • Address Scrabo Tower and Country Park 203A Scrabo Road Newtownards Down BT23 4SJ
  • Telephone 028 9082 3207
  • Email DOENI
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