Crossgar, Co. Down during the Second World War

In the Second World War, Crossgar, Co. Down, and other camps in Ulster became safe havens for evacuees from Gibraltar who struggled with the local climate.


Co. Down

Northern Ireland

Places of Interest

The following places will be of interest to anyone wishing to explore more of the area's Second World War heritage.

Map showing Crossgar Camp, Crossgar, Co. Down

Crossgar Camp, Crossgar, Co. Down

Kilmore Road, Crossgar, Co. Down

Crossgar Camp was Camp 3 of the 16 established sites for Gibraltar evacuees who came to live in Northern Ireland during the summer of 1944.