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We called at Sentry Hill today and were very pleasantly surprised. Nicola our tour guide was... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
186470Margaret1
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Belfast, United Kingdom
A real gem

We visited Sentry Hill this afternoon having only discovered it’s existence. Everything was... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Road81099
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Sentry Hill is a 19th century Victorian farmhouse in the Parish of Carnmoney, County Antrim. The contents of this historic house in Northern Ireland provide a rare insight into life in rural Ulster during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Sentry...more
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40 Ballycraigy Road | bt36 4sx, Newtownabbey BT36 4SX, Northern Ireland
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All reviews answered all our questions lovely paintings personal tour great place to visit nice garden tea room all ages guided tour wesley farmhouse artifacts life history doorstep tearoom trees
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

We called at Sentry Hill today and were very pleasantly surprised. Nicola our tour guide was fantastic , a real asset to Sentry Hill. It's a small house and would not have been as enjoyable without the tour guide providing all the background history. Would...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

We visited Sentry Hill this afternoon having only discovered it’s existence. Everything was excellent especially the very warm and informative tour by Wesley. A really interesting visit and excellent coffee!

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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Beautifully maintained charming period farmhouse, complete with traditional fittings, furnishings, paintings, photos and memorabilia of development through several generations. Their stories were sensitively brought to life by our lovely guide, Deirdre. The house is both a monument and a testament to a family who worked...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2018

Stumbled across this after a disappointing visit to Belfast Castle, no other visitors, but we had a personal tour by Wesley Bonar who knew all the history & stories about the building & people who lived there. Answered all our questions & more, a clear...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This is well worth a visit, not only to visit the House, but also, you should visit the Sentry Hill Community Garden Groups' garden, where there are 48 garden plots, that are producing all sorts of garden vegetables. Really well worth a visit where you...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2018

As members of the University of the Third Age, we are older people who are still keen to learn. We knew the McKinney family had an interest in the Natural world and collected in the Victorian fashion. But what a treasure trove awaited us. The...More

Thank Sidney C
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

A hidden history gem and a great wet weather plan this venue is a time capsule of artefacts well worth A small detour of the beaten track to visit very impressed

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 1 September 2017

I've passed this place once or twice but never been in before and stopped at the spur of the moment, on my way through. I love old houses and this is is particularly rich in history, with artefacts spanning general generations of the same family...More

Thank Kerry_1984
Reviewed 2 August 2017

My husband and myself visited Sentry Hill House on Saturday 29 July 2017 and we thoroughly enjoyed it. The two girls there (one on reception & the other the guide, sorry I can't remember their names) were very welcoming and friendly & give us lots...More

Thank annepgorman
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Passed this place most days and now I live beside it I just had to visit. My it takes you back to the era. Mr McKinney gathered up so many artefacts you could nearly feel his presence. Great place to visit and the guide definitely...More

Thank Patricia B
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