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Sentry Hill & Visitor Centre

Category: Families, Rainy Day, Culture, Sightseeing

Type: Castles, Historic Homes & Sites, Museums & Galleries, Visitor Centres, General Attractions

40 Ballycraigy Road, Carnmoney
Newtownabbey
Co Antrim
BT36 4SX
Tel: +44 28 9083 2363

Please mention ireland-guide.com when enquiring.

A 19th century farmhouse that together with its' contents provide a rare insight into life in rural Ulster during the 19th and early 20th centuries

Sentry Hill & Visitor Centre

Sentry Hill is a 19th century farmhouse that together with its' contents provide a rare insight into life in rural Ulster during the 19th and early 20th centuries.

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

There is a remarkable collection of diaries, family letters and an extensive library of books and pamphlets. Along with souvenirs from family travels abroad, natural history specimens and items of local historical interest.

Opening Time:

Open April-September (or for pre-booked groups year round), Apr-Jun & Sept, Tue-Sun 2-5pm; Jul & Aug, Tue-Sat 10.30am-5.30pm & Sun 2-5.30pm

Admission Charge:

Adult £4.50; Child/Student/OAP £3; Family (2 adults & 2 children) £12; Groups - see website
Sentry Hill & Visitor Centre - Newtownabbey County Antrim Northern Ireland
Sentry Hill & Visitor Centre - Newtownabbey County Antrim Northern Ireland
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Just outside Newtownabbey, west of A8

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