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Flagstaff Viewpoint

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Flagstaff viewpoint

This is one of the finest scenic viewpoints in all of Ireland. It shows Carlingford Lough which is... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
Newry, United Kingdom
Stunning view

Hopefully you will get a clear day when you visit but in any case this place is beautiful and... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

This is one of the finest scenic viewpoints in all of Ireland. It shows Carlingford Lough which is an excellent example of a glacial feature. At low tide the sill at the mouth is easily identified as is the deep depression in the centre. However...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank jplod
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Hopefully you will get a clear day when you visit but in any case this place is beautiful and relaxing. Wasn’t too busy when we visited but it was still popular with locals and tourists alike. Don’t follow google maps to closely as mine sent...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Mordenboy
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Flagstaff always takes my breath away. Lovely quiet place with spectacular views of Co Down and o'meath area. View from Newry to as far as greenore and greencastle. Place for picnic and able to play games on grass area.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank timulster
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Very Good view just beautiful. If your not from here its amazing to see. You will not be disappointed

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Siobhan K
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Although in pain after a long days cycling we went up here. Glad we did as the view is impressive looking down from above

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Ciarrai2014
Reviewed 23 May 2017

If you want to see stunning views then take a trip up to the Flagstaff Viewpoint. There are usually plenty of people about but it's not overcrowded. Many people go for a picnic, others for a stroll over the rocks. We went to stare at...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank UrsD1963
Reviewed 14 May 2017

stunning views from here, if in the area its worth going for a walk on a good day and have a look around you with the lough and mountains.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

I often walk to here during the summer and it has such beautiful views with seating for having a picnic. Is very family friendly and a must see for everyone

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Gerry C
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is where I go to take early morning shots of the sun rise over Carlingford lough as it captures both Cooley and the Mourne mountains in one go . Desmond . Desmond Daly photography.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Desmond D
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Narrow roads to the top, but worth the effort for the views of Carlingford Lough and the Mournes Mountains.

Date of experience: October 2016
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20 June 2017|
Response from declanm932 |
Excellent walk from Long Woman's Grave to Carlingford.