Portaferry Sails & Sounds Festival is a four day celebration of Boats.

20 June 2019 - 23 June 2019
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Portaferry Sails & Sounds Festival 4 day festival celebration of Boats.  Classic and rowing boats, sailing regatta and parade of sail.  Music, traditional dance & culture. Food demonstrations and boat trips on Strangford Lough. Walking tours, kids entertainment and crafts.  Foraging, RNLI and QUB open days, theatre, Maritime Centre exhibits and interactive events. Visit Exploris and surrounding area. Boat building demonstrations, junior sailing sessions, rowing and lots more.  The festival caters for everyone, both locals to tourists. All accessible and affordable events with local shops and eating outlets welcoming everyone. Fabulous offers throughout the festival.  Portaferry and Strangford lough are areas of natural outstanding beauty and a unique venue for the Sails and Sounds Festival.

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Event Details

Thursday 20 June
Meet Portaferry Sailing Club 1pm - Sailing 1.30pm-3.30pm
Meet Portaferry Sailing Club 5pm - Sailing 5.30pm-7.30pm

Friday 21 June
Meet Portaferry Sailing Club 10am - Sailing 10.30am-12.30pm
Meet Portaferry Sailing Club 1.30pm - Sailing 2pm-4pm

Saturday 22 June
Meet Portaferry Sailing Club 8.30am - Sailing 9am-11am
Meet Portaferry Sailing Club 2.30pm - Sailing 3pm-5pm

Sunday 23 June
Meet Portaferry Sailing Club 2.30pm - Sailing 3pm-5pm
Meet Portaferry Sailing Club 5.30pm - Sailing 6pm-8pm

• All trips are inside Strangford Lough 
• All trips are weather dependant.
• Please wear suitable clothing and footwear for outdoor activities.
• Boat not wheelchair accessible 
• Access to boat limited for those with any physical restrictions
• All minors must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
• All Times are approx. out and inbound (times can vary up to 30min difference due to tides)
• Please make us aware of any food allergies before trip 

TICKET PRICE - £45  (includes light refreshments drink on board)  £5 discount voucher for Portaferry Sailing Club (Bar or Restaurant).
 

Thursday 20th June 2019 2.30pm Guided tour of Portaferry 
1.5hrs approx  Meet Portaferry Sailing Club £10 (includes tea/coffee biscuits after walk)


Friday 21st June 2019 10.30am Guided tour at Kearney National Trust Village & Geology of the Coastline (5 miles east of Portaferry)
1.5 hrs approx Meet car park at Kearney £10 (includes tea/coffee biscuits after walk)


Friday 21st June 2019 1pm Slanes Graveyard, Souterrain & Medieval Church Ruins. (3 miles from Kearney and 0.5 miles south of Cloughey)
1hour approx Meet roadside entrance(signposted) to the hilltop graveyard on Ardminnan Road south of Cloughey village. £7 


Friday 21st June 2019 3.30pm Guided Tour of Portaferry
1.5hrs approx Meet Portaferry Sailing Club £10 (includes tea/coffee biscuits after walk)


Saturday 22nd June 2019 11.30am Guided tour of Portaferry
1.5hrs approx Meet Portaferry Sailing Club £10 (includes tea/coffee biscuits after walk)


Saturday 22nd June2019 2.00pm Guided tour along the shores of Strangford Lough from Portaferry to Ballyhenry Island
1.5hrs approx Meet Portaferry Sailing Club £10 (includes tea/coffee biscuits after walk)


Sunday 23rd June 2019 2.00pm Guided tour at Kearney (5 miles east of Portaferry)
1.5hrs approx Meet car park at Kearney £10 (includes tea/ coffee biscuits after walk)


Full descriptions of the walks and short videos can be viewed at www.ardspeninsulatours.com.
Pre-booking essential. Walks will take place subject to bookings by a minimum of 4 adults. Children under 16 free.
Wear warm, rainproof clothing and sensible walking shoes. No prior fitness level required. 


 

20 June 2019 - 23 June 2019
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Opening Times

  • Various - see event programme

Prices

  • Various

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