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Beechmount House

Beechmount House

The original building is recorded on Taylor and Skinner’s maps of 1777 as belonging to Joseph Wallace. Now a Belfast-based Irish Language development agency. The organisation’s main aim is to create socio-economic opportunities for the Irish speaking community of Belfast.

MacNeice House

MacNeice House

MacNeice House – the current home of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland at 77 Malone Road – is an imposing double-fronted Victorian merchant’s villa dating from 1889. It is typical of the substantial properties built for the wealthy industrialists of Belfast.

Bangor Castle (Town Hall)

Bangor Castle (Town Hall)

This imposing building is not so much a castle as an elegant mansion in the Elizabethan-Jacobean revival style. Although the castle is not accessible to the public you can still walk up the rolling lawn to admire this building from its beautiful grounds.

Hillsborough Fort

Hillsborough Fort

An artillery fort built in 1650 by Colonel Arthur Hill – the Hill family built the village of Hillsborough starting with the fort. Remodelled in the 18th Century for feasts and entertainment.

Sentry Hill Historic House

Sentry Hill Historic House

Sentry Hill was the home of the McKinney family, who came to Ireland from Scotland in the early 1700s. Remarkably the contents of the house have survived almost intact.

Mullylusty Cottage

Mullylusty Cottage

Margaret Gallagher’s home has featured in television programmes and worldwide publications and she lives in the cottage in a traditional manner. She has a cottage with a rateable value of £10 a year. What she doesn’t have, and doesn’t want, are gas, electricity, an indoor toilet or running water.

Ballywalter Estate

Ballywalter Estate

An Italianate palazzo mansion constructed by Charles Lanyon for Andrew Mulholland, great, great, great grandfather of the present owner. An opportunity to see how Victorian grandeur is matched with a contemporary twist.

Ashbrook House

Ashbrook House

From the Plantation to the Seige, from Georgian Ireland to the US Marines in Derry, Ashbrook has played a part in every important stage of Derry’s History.

Lissan House

Lissan House

An enchanting country residence set within a 250 acre demesne. Home of the Staples family for nearly 400 years and reputedly the longest habitation by any single family of a country house in West Ulster.

Dan Winters House

Dan Winters House

Nestling in the heart of Armagh is the Ancestral Home of Dan Winter, one of the founders of the Orange Order. Accepted as the meeting place following the Battle of the Diamond, where the decision to form the Orange Order was made.

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Downpatrick Town

We flew our drone over Downpatrick town and captured a couple of aerial 360° photographs. Look out for the marker points in the aerial virtual tours, some of which will allow you to jump from the sky down into some of the various visitor attractions found in the town.

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