Check out all the properties opening exclusively for FREE on this day!

14 September 2019 - 15 September 2019

Each year hundreds of properties open their doors and many organisations put on events for FREE across Northern Ireland as part of European Heritage Open Days (EHOD).

EHOD takes place every year on the second weekend of September. This year that is the 14 and 15 September with over 300 FREE events, suitable for the whole family. The theme for 2019 is Arts and Entertainment which presents an opportunity to explore the tangible and intangible elements of heritage of arts and entertainment and learn about their history and architecture.

Locations throughout our borough will open especially, or will be hosting additional activity, over the period. Note that the programme does vary between properties:

North Down Museum, Bangor
Admission is always free to this quiet but delightful nook of Castle Park which host a treasure trove of artifacts, displays and information on the area dating back to the vikings and days of monks.
More info coming soon

Town Hall, Bangor
More info coming soon

Cockle Row Cottages, Groomsport
Open Sunday 15 September, 11am-5pm
Family fun, 2pm-4pm: Punch and Judy Show, Captain Jack's Nautical Knots and Sand Crafts

Mount Stewart House and Gardens, Newtownards
This stunning National Trust property opens its doors for free over the two days - come, explore and relax amongst the beautiful grounds of this spot along the Strangford Lough coast.

Portaferry Visitor Centre
Open Saturday 14 September, 10am-5pm
Family fun, 2pm-4pm: Circus Skills Workshop and Captain Jack's Nautical Knots

Scrabo Tower
More info coming soon

Ballycopeland Windmill
More info coming soon


14 September 2019 - 15 September 2019

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