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Kircubbin is a village and townland in County Down, Northern Ireland. It is on the shores of Strangford Lough, between Newtownards and Portaferry, in the Ards and North Down Borough. The village harbour contains leisure craft, yachts and a sailing club. When you visit Kircubbin, County Down, Walkfo brings Kircubbin, County Down places to life as you travel by foot, bike, bus or car with a mobile phone & headphones.


Kircubbin, County Down Places Overview: History, Culture & Facts about Kircubbin, County Down

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With 3 audio plaques & Kircubbin, County Down places for you to explore in the Kircubbin, County Down area, Walkfo is the world’s largest heritage & history digital plaque provider. The AI continually learns & refines facts about the best Kircubbin, County Down places to visit from travel & tourism authorities (like Wikipedia), converting history into an interactive audio experience.

Kircubbin, County Down history

The settlement was originally known as Kilcubin, meaning St Goban’s church. This later became Kirkcubbin, from the Ulster-Scots word for church, kirk. John de Courcy brought Benedictines from Stoke Courcy in Somerset and Lonlay in France.

1798 Rebellion

Rev. William Warwick was hanged in 1798 for writing seditious documents in support of the Irish Rebellion of 1798. The Rev. Warwick was a Presbyterian minister in Kircubbin, near his church.

The Troubles

In 1974, St Mary Star of the Sea Church, Nunsquarter, was badly damaged by a bomb planted at the side door of the chapel. McKenna Community Centre on the outskirts of the village was bombed several times in the course of the troubles. The last attack on the centre, rumoured to have been carried out by Red Hand Commandos resulted in it being destroyed.

Boys’ Home abuse

In 2014 the Christian Brothers admitted to the physical and sexual abuse of boys in their care from 1951 to 1985 at the De La Salle Boys’ Home, Rubane House, Kircubbin.

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Visit Kircubbin, County Down PlacesYou can visit Kircubbin, County Down places with Walkfo Kircubbin, County Down to hear history at Kircubbin, County Down’s places whilst walking around using the free digital tour app. Walkfo Kircubbin, County Down has 3 places to visit in our interactive Kircubbin, County Down map, with amazing history, culture & travel facts you can explore the same way you would at a museum or art gallery with information audio headset. With Walkfo, you can travel by foot, bike or bus throughout Kircubbin, County Down, being in the moment, without digital distraction or limits to a specific walking route. Our historic audio walks, National Trust interactive audio experiences, digital tour guides for English Heritage locations are available at Kircubbin, County Down places, with a AI tour guide to help you get the best from a visit to Kircubbin, County Down & the surrounding areas.

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Best Kircubbin, County Down places to visit

Kircubbin, County Down has places to explore by foot, bike or bus. Below are a selection of the varied Kircubbin, County Down’s destinations you can visit with additional content available at the Walkfo Kircubbin, County Down’s information audio spots:


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Kircubbin, County Down has 0 physical plaques in tourist plaque schemes for you to explore via Walkfo Kircubbin, County Down plaques audio map when visiting. Plaques like National Heritage’s “Blue Plaques” provide visual geo-markers to highlight points-of-interest at the places where they happened – and Walkfo’s AI has researched additional, deeper content when you visit Kircubbin, County Down using the app. Experience the history of a location when Walkfo local tourist guide app triggers audio close to each Kircubbin, County Down plaque. Currently No Physical Plaques.