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Bangor Castle Walled Garden Tour : Wednesday 5 June
This popular guided tour provides an insight into the garden’s history, its restoration and the vast array of plants, fruits and vegetables which are grown there.
Step Back in Time Bangor : Monday 17 June
Gain an insight into the history of the Ward Family who built Bangor Castle in 1852, and discover what life was like as a Victorian servant. Take this rare opportunity to tour Bangor Castle and the Walled Garden, followed by tea and a treat in Coffee Cure @ The Museum.
Marriages and Mansions Various locations: Tuesday 18 June
The Hamiltons, Wards, Blackwoods and Kennedys were powerful and important landed families in this area connected through business and marriage (which was sometimes the same thing!) On this tour visit some of the estates and the ‘big houses’ which incredibly still stand today and learn more about people like Sir James Hamilton, 1st Viscount Clandeboye; Robert Stewart Kennedy and Frederick Hamilton-TempleBlackwood, 1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava. The tour includes a visit to Bangor Castle, Clandeboye Courtyard and Cultra Manor.
Strangford Lough Boat Tour Portaferry: Sunday 30 June
Take time away from the fast pace of everyday life and enjoy the magnificent scenery and fascinating wildlife of Strangford Lough. See where Saint Patrick first came ashore, view landscapes used in ‘Game of Thrones’ filming and hear of Viking raiders.