A warm welcome awaits in Ards and North Down so don't miss out on these great offers and book now!

1 June 2021 - 30 September 2021

They say absence makes the heart grow fonder and after all this time apart we are ready to welcome you back to enjoy our wide open spaces, rich heritage, excellent food and an abundance of memorable experiences.

It's time to start planning your staycation with these fantastic offers on accommodation, activities and attractions...We're Ready To Welcome You!

Explore the land and water making unforgettable memories as you go. 

We have been preparing to welcome you to the region with new measures in place to keep you safe, many businesses adopting the 'We're Good to Go' standard consumer mark providing reassurance to visitors of safe working guidelines, read more about the 'We're Good to Go' scheme at the Visit Britain website.

*Please check individual accommodation providers, attractions and experiences for T&C's. All offers subject to availability.

Get advice about travelling to Northern Ireland, including the latest information on Covid-19 restrictions at the NI Direct website

The Culloden Estate and Spa, Holywood 


Standing on the wooded slopes of the Holywood hills overlooking Belfast Lough is the magnificent Culloden Estate and Spa. Located 10 minutes from Belfast City and 5 minutes from the George Best Belfast City Airport. Originally built as an official palace for the Bishop of Down, it stands in a 12 acre estate. Palatial surroundings, fine antiques and the highest levels of personal service.

Exterior of large castle like building with yellow and white daffodils in foreground

1 Night B&B with Sparkling Afternoon Tea - From £370 based on 2 persons

Book now on Hastings Hotels website


The Clandeboye Lodge, Bangor


Your chance to simply escape to the countryside and enjoy the famed hospitality at the Clandeboye Lodge. Nestled in the rich oak woodlands of Clandeboye, the hotel is a sanctuary of stylish interiors and luxurious rooms.

Exterior of large red brick building surrounded by mature gardens

Staycation offers

Taste of Freedom – 1 night B&B, dinner, glass of prosecco, for 2 guests from £180

Tranquil Indulgence - 1 night B&B, dinner, VOYA organic spa pack, for 2 guests from £235

A Date with Nature - 1 night B&B with a late afternoon Irish Coffee and luxury shortbread plus dinner and a bottle of wine in the evening for 2 guests from £220

The perfect round - 1 night B&B, dinner, 1 round on 18 hole Par 3 course and 250 balls on driving range, for 2 guests from £205

Time Together - 1 night B&B, bottle of prosecco, dinner, luxury night cap of Espresso Martinis served with artisan salted caramel brownie, for 2 guests from £224 

Golf Offers include - The Perfect Round-Family, from £460 per family. The Perfect Round-Championship, from £125pps. The Perfect Round-Par 3 from £102.50pps (see golf offers section below)

Book now on The Clandeboye Lodge website


The Portaferry Hotel


The Portaferry Hotel, the ideal place to relax, situated on the shore in the scenic town of Portaferry. The minute you walk through our doors you can feel the atmosphere, snuggle up to our open fires or enjoy the stunning scenery with walks along the shore.

Exterior of The Portaferry Hotel

2 Nights B&B with 1 Dinner from £220 total price based on 2 persons

Book now on The Portaferry Hotel website


The Old Inn, Crawfordsburn


Located in the picturesque village of Crawfordsburn and on the doorstep of Crawfordsburn Country Park, the charming hotel is just minutes from the seaside town of Bangor. The historic property dates back to 1614 and has a thatched roof and 33 individually decorated bedrooms, many with 4 poster beds and unique design features such as an organ bedhead salvaged from a cathedral in England.

1 Night B&B from £130 per room per night based on 2 persons

Book now on The Old Inn website 


Shelleven Guest House, Bangor 


A Victorian townhouse with great charm, providing luxurious accommodation in a warm relaxed atmosphere. Some rooms with a view of Bangor Bay and the Irish Sea beyond. Treat yourself and indulge in a relaxing overnight stay by the sea. Several golf courses within a five mile radius. Tee off times can be arranged. Bangor Abbey, Walled Garden, North Down Museum and Aurora swimming pool and leisure centre all nearby in Castle Park area.

Double bed with modern wallpaper in background

Special Offer - 10% Off 2 Nights B&B | From £80 per room per night based on 2 persons | See golf offers section below for Stay and Play offer with Bangor Golf Club.

Book now on Shelleven Guest House website


One Shore St. Donaghadee 


More than just a bed and breakfast. A design-led Georgian restoration with five luxurious bedroooms and stunning sea views. Georgian sash windows frame spectacular views of Donaghadee lighthouse, Copeland Islands and the Irish Sea over to Scotland. With great restaurants and bars within walking distance, One Shore Street is the ideal place for a coastal getaway.

Bright double bedroom with modern decor and furniture

1 Night B&B from £140 based on 2 persons

Book now on One Shore St. website


Rayanne House


A multi award-winning 5 star guest house and private dining restaurant, Rayanne House dates back to 1883 and offers a boutique feel where history meets the present. Only 5 miles from Belfast, set in the quiet Holywood hills with views over Belfast Lough. Famed for their food offering including gourmet breakfast and Titanic menu. 

1 Night B&B from £125 per room per night based on 2 persons

Book now on Rayanne House website


Horseshoe Cottage (Self-Catering)


Beautiful Horseshoe Cottage is a cosy 17th century converted Barn tucked away on Ballymorran Bay, touching the shores of magnificent Strangford Lough. It is located just half an hour from Belfast.

From £100 per night

Book now on Horseshoe Cottage website

Pickie Funpark

Pickie Fun Park provides a fun day out for all and features an eighteen hole mini golf course, giant pedal swans, Pickie Puffer train, children’s electric car track and splash The park also features brightly coloured Victorian style beach huts offering comfortable changing facilities whilst capturing the spirit of times past.

Pickie Funpark swan pedal boats with a blue sky in background


Pickie will be operating a New Token System for the 2021 season.

Discounted prices to save up to 25% on usual prices only available when booking online at least a day in advance of your visit.
A selection of tickets offering different token packages are available to suit your need and group size. Purchasing online will guarantee entry to Pickie Funpark at your selected date & time.

How it works: Arrive on your selected date & time, produce your online ticket to be scanned and redeemed for Pickie Tokens, then present your Pickie Tokens at each attraction.

Book now on Pickie Funpark website


Exploris Aquarium 

Visitors to Exploris Aquarium in Portaferry will be wowed with a diver’s view of marine life around the world. Your journey will begin with a focus on the lough and Irish Sea where you will get a ‘hands on’ with our native species as you tickle the belly of a small shark and feel the spikes on a sea urchin, along with learning about the Viking heritage of Strangford Lough.

Little girl mesmerised by colourful fish

Tickets from £10.50 (adult) £9 (Child) £8.50 (Concession) per person (tickets must be booked in advance).

Book now on Exploris website


Castle Espie

With stunning views across Strangford lough this nature reserve, offers extensive walks through a range of habitats set around tidal lagoons.

Lake surrounded by trees and shrubs and ducks walking on grass 

Members and Non members must pre-book your visit

Find out more and Book now at Castle Espie website

Tracey's Farmhouse Kitchen Experience 

Man and woman baking in a farmhouse style kitchen

Join Tracey in her Farmhouse kitchen on the shores of Strangford Lough, 30 minutes from Belfast and in an area of outstanding natural beauty in County Down. You will be warmly welcomed to her home where her homemade buttermilk soda bannock awaits with some local brew tea or coffee. Then – aprons on and you will make a variety of traditional breads. You won’t be using scales! Breads will include soda, wheaten, potato or Fadge as we call it locally.

•Breads made – you will sit at the Farmhouse table for morning coffee {round two} and you will feast on these delicious freshly made breads and treats.
•You take home all of the breads that you have made along with a copy of the recipes for all traditional breads.
•The session runs in the morning over 2.5 hours.
•Special occasion – Hen party, birthday or Family reunion?
•For groups of 6 or more why not book a Bread making experience exclusively for your party? We welcome children and multi-generational groups.
•We are based in Killinchy 30 minutes from Belfast – County Down.

Various dates from June - December 2021
Time: 11am – 1.30pm

Cost: £50 per person

Book now at Food Tours NI website

Ards and North Down is the perfect location your next golf break. 

Play and stay in this beautiful location characterized by rolling hills, beautiful coastal walks and breathtaking lough shore views. With these special offers there has never been a better time to discover this perfect place to relax escape and enjoy the game. 

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Portaferry Hotel and Kirkistown Golf Club

Kirkistown Castle Golf Club

  • Stay & Play - From £95pps
  • Play 18-holes at Kirkistown Castle Golf club with breakfast baps supplied pre-golf. In the evening enjoy a 2-course evening meal at Portaferry Hotel with overnight stay, including breakfast in the morning. Offer is subject to availability. Please quote "Discover NI stay & play offer" when redeeming. 
  • Book now at Portaferry Hotel website or call +44 (0) 28 4277 1233

Clandeboye Lodge Hotel and Blackwood Golf Centre

Clandeboye Lodge Hotel - The Perfect Round - Family

  • From  £460 (based on 2 adults and 2 kids under 16 years sharing).
  • Includes: 2 nights B&B, 1 dinner, 1 round on 18 hole Par 3 course and 250 balls on driving range, for a family of four
  • Enjoy a golfing getaway done with style and simplicity alongside the luxurious hospitality of Clandeboye Lodge. With the stunning Blackwood Golf Centre only a decent 5-iron away, we offer you a hassle-free golfing break to suit you.
  • Book now at Clandeboye Lodge Hotel website

Clandeboye Lodge Hotel - The Perfect Round - Championship

  • From £125 per person sharing
  • Includes: 1 night B&B, dinner, 1 round on 18 hole Championship course and 250 balls on driving range, for 2 guests.
  • Enjoy a golfing getaway done with style and simplicity alongside the luxurious hospitality of Clandeboye Lodge. With the stunning Blackwood Golf Centre only a decent 5-iron away, we offer you a hassle-free golfing break to suit you.
  • Book now at Clandeboye Lodge Hotel website

Clandeboye Lodge Hotel - The Perfect Round - Par 3

  • From £102.50 per person sharing
  • Includes: 1 night B&B, dinner, 1 round on 18 hole Par 3 course and 250 balls on driving range, for 2 guests.
  • Enjoy a golfing getaway done with style and simplicity alongside the luxurious hospitality of Clandeboye Lodge. With the stunning Blackwood Golf Centre only a decent 5-iron away, we offer you a hassle-free golfing break to suit you.
  • Book now at Clandeboye Lodge Hotel website

Clayton Hotel, Belfast and Holywood Golf Club

Holywood Style Getaway

  • From £80pps
  • Overnight stay at luxury Clayton Hotel Belfast located in the heart of Belfast City. Enjoy breakfast and use of Club Vitae Health Club. Green fees to Holywood Golf Club which includes 30 min warm up on the trackman bay prior to tee time. Enjoy photos with Rory McIlroy’s trophies after your golf. Offer is subject to availability. Please quote "Discover NI stay & play offer" when redeeming. 
  • To book call +44 (0) 28 9032 8511 or go to Clayton Hotel Belfast

Dream Apartments Belfast and Royal Belfast Golf Club

Belfast Golf Break

  • From £70pps
  • Enjoy an overnight stay right in the heart of the bustling city in Dream Apartments Belfast and play one round of 18-hole golf at Royal Belfast Golf Club. Rate varies seasonally and price is based on a weekday from November to March. Weekends and summer months are from £105 per person sharing. Offer is subject to availability. Please quote "Discover NI stay & play offer" when redeeming.
  • Book now at Dream Apartments website  or call +44 (0) 28 9521 6054

Shelleven Guest House and Bangor Golf Club

  • From £55 per person sharing
  • Enjoy an overnight stay with breakfast at the award-winning Shelleven Guest House and play one round of 18-hole golf at Bangor Golf Club. Ideally located by the sea and town centre, walking distance to pubs & restaurant opportunities. (Rate varies seasonally and is based on two people sharing. Offer is subject to availability. Please quote “Discover NI stay & play offer” when redeeming. From £55 pps off peak, from £70 pps peak).
  • To book email: info@shellevenhouse.com
1 June 2021 - 30 September 2021

Opening Times

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Prices

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