Main gate of Carrickfergus Castle - Northern Ireland

Main gate of Carrickfergus Castle - Northern Ireland

This statue was erected to celebrate the tercentenary of the landing of King William III of England

This statue was erected to celebrate the tercentenary of the landing of King William III of England

Another view of the statue with Carrickfergus Castle in background

Another view of the statue with Carrickfergus Castle in background

Imposing walls of the castle

Imposing walls of the castle

Flowers in front of the main gate

Flowers in front of the main gate

Main gate of Carrickfergus Castle

Main gate of Carrickfergus Castle

Churchill Mark VII tank on display outside the castle

Churchill Mark VII tank on display outside the castle

These tanks were built in Belfast and Carrickfergus

These tanks were built in Belfast and Carrickfergus

Close up view of the tank

Close up view of the tank

Heavily armoured Churchill Mark 7 tank

Heavily armoured Churchill Mark 7 tank

This monument is to commemorate the Two World Wars

This monument is to commemorate the Two World Wars

It is dedicated to the citizens of this borough

It is dedicated to the citizens of this borough

A cannon next to the memorial

A cannon next to the memorial

Memorial cannon - rear view

Memorial cannon - rear view

A road beside the coast - Carrickfergus

A road beside the coast - Carrickfergus

Myself taking photo with a mobile phone

Myself taking photo with a mobile phone

Coast road and a tall chimney - Carrickfergus

Coast road and a tall chimney - Carrickfergus

Water surrounds this castle from three sides

Water surrounds this castle from three sides

Very imposing front gate towers of Carrickfergus Castle

Very imposing front gate towers of Carrickfergus Castle

Main gate of the 12th century Carrickfergus Castle

Main gate of the 12th century Carrickfergus Castle

A banner above the main gate

A banner above the main gate

Main entrance to the castle

Main entrance to the castle

Wall of the Carrickfergus Castle

Wall of the Carrickfergus Castle

Walls and keep  - Carrickfergus Castle

Walls and keep - Carrickfergus Castle

This naval mine was used in the Second World War by the British Navy

This naval mine was used in the Second World War by the British Navy

Outer defensive wall of Carrickfergus Castle

Outer defensive wall of Carrickfergus Castle

Keep and an old boat next to the castle

Keep and an old boat next to the castle

Impressive looking castle

Impressive looking castle

The Carrickfergus Harbour - next to the castle

The Carrickfergus Harbour - next to the castle

Some of the boats in this small harbour

Some of the boats in this small harbour

Boats and rusty small tower on LHS

Boats and rusty small tower on LHS