Dunluce Castle is a now-ruined medieval castle in Northern Ireland. It is located on the edge of a basalt outcropping in County Antrim, and is accessible via a bridge connecting it to the mainland. The castle is surrounded by extremely steep drops on either side, which may have been an important factor to the early Christians and Vikings who were drawn to this place where an early Irish fort once stood.
Ballygally Castle, Ireland. Built in 1625, the Ballygally Castle has now been turned to a hotel, occasionally haunted by Lady Shaw, a former lady of the Castle. She is said to love knocking at the doors of various hotel rooms. Ballygally is located near the Giant’s Causeway, offering superb views of the Antrim Mountains and the Irish Sea.
elfast Castle Old Chapel, Northern Ireland This old church was an amazing find on the way back from Belfast Castle. It was literally in the middle of a city block, with houses built all around it. It was fenced off, with no visible road or inlet. We walked in between several houses and were able to squeeze through the fence onto the church grounds.