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Our varied programme of walks and tours run until November - great tours for all!

Explore Ards and North Down through our series of tours which will feature something that will appeal to all! From the very popular Woodland and Whiskey tour to our Murder Mystery event, our NEW Great Wars Tour to our Kids' Nature Trails, early starts in our Dawn Chorus walks to afternoon Tea with the Lord!

Whether you are a visitor to our beautiful borough or a resident, be sure to book one (or more!) of our tours - see the area at it's best, guided by experts in their field.

The programme is available now to book online or through our Visitor Information Centres.

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Sat 5    Kids “Mini-beasts” Nature Trail, Killynether Country Park    10.30am-12.30pm    £2.50 (Ch),    Nature Trail *This event has been cancelled*
Sat 12    Strangford Lough Boat Trip, Portaferry    2pm-4pm    £10/£5,    Boat
Wed 16    Kids Nature Trail, Castle Park in Bangor    10.30am-12.30pm    £2.50 (Ch),    Nature Trail 
Wed 16    Bangor Castle Walled Garden Tour    6.30pm-8.30pm    Free,    Horticultural 
Sat 19    “Nautical Past” Short Sea Cruise Belfast Lough, Bangor    2pm-3.30pm    £10/£5,    Boat
Mon 21    Step Back in Time, Bangor    2.30pm-4.30pm    £5,    Historical
Tues 22    Bangor Christian Heritage Walk    2.30pm-4pm    £4,    Historical
Sat 26    Kids “Sea-Creatures” Nature Trail, Millisle    2pm-4pm    £2.50 (Ch),    Nature Trail 
Sun 27    Strangford Lough Boat Trip, Portaferry    2pm-4pm    £10/£5,    Boat

Sun 3    Dander Round the Dee, Donaghadee    2.30-4pmpm    £4,    Historical
Sat 16    Strangford Lough Boat Trip, Portaferry    2pm-4pm    £10/£5,    Boat
Sat  23     Woodland and Whiskey Tour     2pm-6.30pm    £20,    Coach Tour
Sun 24    Portaferry Historical Walk    2.30-4pm    £4,    Historical 

Sat 7    Tea with the Lord, Ballywalter Park    1pm-4.30pm    £18,    Coach Tour
Wed 25    *NEW* Halloween Walking Tour, Bangor    7.30pm-8.45pm    £6/£4,    Living History
Thurs 26    Halloween Walking Tour, Newtownards    7.30pm-8.45pm    £6/£4,    Living History 

Sat 4    Murder Mystery Night, North Down Museum in Bangor    7.30pm-10pm    £18,    Living History 


For more information or to book, contact Ards or Bangor Visitor Information Centre on 028 9182 6846 / 028 9127 0069.

Or book online. Please note, booking fees apply when purchasing tickets online.


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1 August 2017 - 4 November 2017
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