The Ruin and Grounds at Downhill Demesne in Ireland, UK

September 23, 2015. Early afternoon.

Downhill Demesne is in Ireland, UK, near the town of Castlerock.View of Castlerock town that matches the notes I thought I’d add this sign of Castlerock as it happens to be exactly of the photo above.Notes about the town of Castlerock, IrelandOnce we’d located Downhill Demesne, their trail took us over hill and dale, and into a mysterious ‘black glen’.
Signs leading to the Black Glen at Downhill Demesne in Ireland, UKMussenden Temple, the Bishop’s library, on the edge of the sea.
Downhill Demesne Temple in Ireland, UKA sign for the Mussenden Temple.Notes on Downhill Demesne in Northern Ireland, UKThe site overlooks Downhill Strand.
Looking down at the beach at the Downhill Demesne ruins in Ireland, UKEven though it was a warm day this long sandy beach was empty except for a solitary yoga practitioner.
Beach yoga at the Downhill Demesne ruins in Ireland, UKOn the other side of the ‘Temple’ library was the ruins of the manor house.
Downhill Demesne ruins in Ireland, UKSome tidbits of gossip about the former inhabitants for you.
Notes on the Downhill Demesne ruins in Ireland, UKInside the ruined manor house.
Downhill Demesne ruins in Ireland, UKLooking out at a temple.
Downhill Demesne ruins in Ireland, UKThe temple.
Downhill Demesne Temple in Ireland, UKMap of leaving Ballycastle along the Causeway Coastal Route back into the Republic of Ireland.Map of leaving Ballycastle and going along the Causeway Coastal Route back into the Republic of Ireland From here we headed back into the Republic of Ireland.

More on our 2015 trip to Ireland.

 

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