Bangor Abbey was established by Saint Comgall in 558 in Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland and was famous for its learning and austere rule.
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Bangor castle is not si much a castle but a three storey mansion house made from limestone attached to an earlier abbey which has a steeply pitched roof. The castle Read more [...]
Down Cathedral, the Cathedral Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity is located on a site that has had a church since the 12th century. The cathedral today is mainly Read more [...]
Donaghadee is probably best known for its lighthouse and harbour, which has been a haven for ships since at least the 17th century. The harbour consists of two independent piers Read more [...]
Castle Ward is an 18th-century mansion overlooking Strangford Lough, famed for its mixture of architectural styles. Castle Ward is open to the public and includes 332 hectares (820 acres) of Read more [...]