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Scrabo Country Park, centred at the top of Scrabo Hill near Newtownards, boasts incredible views.
At the top of Scrabo Hill, overlooking Strangford Lough and the whole of North Down, is Scrabo Tower. The tower, built in 1857 as a memorial to Charles Stewart, 3rd Marquis of Londonderry, is one of Northern Ireland’s best known landmarks and the views from the top are spectacular. The tower is built on the site of an early hillfort.
Scrabo Country Park is situated at the top of Scrabo Hill near Newtownards and boasts incredible views over Strangford Lough and the surrounding countryside. Paths meander through the fine beech woodlands of Killynether Wood and around the disused quarries allowing visitors many opportunities to enjoy the quiet and peaceful countryside.
Universal Pictures filmed several scenes of the Dracula Untold film at Scrabo Country Park & Killynether Wood. This was one of many of the locations used for filming across Northern Ireland.