Killyleagh

Killyleagh

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Killyleagh (/kɪliˈleɪ/; from Irish: Cill Ó Laoch, meaning "church of the descendants of Laoch") is a village and civil parish in County Down, Northern Ireland.

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It is on the A22 road from Downpatrick, on the western side of Strangford Lough. It had a population of 2,483 people in the 2001 Census. It is best known for its twelfth century Killyleagh Castle. Killyleagh lies within the Newry, Mourne and Down district.

54.399065,-5.650538

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Places Nearby to Explore

Castle Ward Forest
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This forest is a mixed coniferous and broadleaved woodland located near Strangford village. The National Trust manages p...

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Audley's Castle
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Audley's Castle is a 15th-century castle located 1 mile (1.6 km) north-east of Strangford, County Down, Northern Ireland...

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Castle Ward
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Unique 18th-century mansion, famed for its mixture of architectural styles

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Quoile River (Game Of Thrones filming location)
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Delamont Country Park
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Quoile Pondage Nature Reserve and Countryside Centre
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Ballyhenry Island
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This small island is located approximately 1.5 miles north of Portaferry on the eastern shore of Strangford Lough. You c...

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