Mahee Castle is a small ruined tower house near Nendrum Monastery on Mahee Island. It was built in 1570 by Captain Thomas Browne. It was abandoned by the early 17th century, and fell into disrepair. In 1923, H.C. Lawlor and the Belfast Natural History and Philosophical Society partly renovated the tower house to avoid further erosion and built a buttress wall to support the northwest corner of the tower.

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Founded: 1570
Category: Castles and fortifications in United Kingdom

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John Ferguson (19 months ago)
Nice peaceful place to visit. Parking available at Nendrum monastery then a short walk to the castle
alan stewart (20 months ago)
Small castle liked location beside the bridge
Dave K (2 years ago)
Awesome areas to explore. Check it out!
Mariusz M (2 years ago)
Nothing special, very small ruin
darren glover (2 years ago)
Hidden on Mahee island deep on the islands in strangford lock this little castle sits about 500 metres from Nendrum monestry site. Dating back to the 7th-8th centuary both places worth a visit. Great place out of the way for a picnic on a sunny day. If you enjoy history, artifacts and ruins. This is a few hours worth loosing.
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