Scrabo Tower, Newtownards

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  • 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 view...  more »
  • This is a great place to visit. Wonderful views back to Belfast, Strandford lough and the Mourne Mountains.  more »
  • Folk that live or grow up in Newtonards always have fond memories of Scrabo Tower. We can here often when we visited my aunts and uncles who lived close by. The views from the tower are breathtaking. ...  more »
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  • Great location. Good for a walk or for sightseeing. Be careful that Google maps does not take you in the wrong direction
  • A great place on a clear day with exceptional views from the tower. You can see most of Northern Ireland, SW Scotland and the Isle of Man. The tower is easily climbed as you can stop at each of the floors for a bit of a breather. An historic place with lots of explanation boards to see. Local bird life is on display with buzzards common.
  • Fantastic setting and great place for a picnic (weather permitting!!)
  • Love it up here just a pity the tower is no longer open
  • been up to tower many times but now open each weekend from 10am to 4pm, 3.30 is the last addmission
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