Experience Ards and North Down through a range of guided walks and tours
Explore Ards and North Down through a unique series of coach, boat and walking tours, which allow you to experience some of the wonderful sights and attractions the area has to offer. With lots of new opportunities to discover the history, heritage and mystery of the borough, book now so you don’t miss out!
Drawing on the local knowledge of our experienced team of guides, we invite you to tap into a wealth of heritage, history and culture in scenic surroundings that resound with historical significance.
You can sit back and relax on a coach trip to one of the Borough’s beautiful stately homes, find out more on a historical walk or take to the water in a boat on Belfast Lough or Strangford Lough. Children can enjoy learning about the world around them during nature trails, hunting for mini beasts and sea creatures, discovering the wildlife and birds that make their home in the area. There is a tour for everyone!
Ards and North Down Tours
Thurs 26 - Newtownards Historical Walking Tour. Time: 7pm - 8.30pm. Cost: £4
Sat 11 - Strangford Lough Boat Tour, Portaferry. Time: 2pm-4pm. Cost: £10 (Ad), £5 (Ch)
Wed 15 - Kid’s Nature Trail, Castle Park, Bangor. Time: 10.30am-12.30pm. Cost: £2.50 (Ch)
Wed 15 - Bangor Castle Walled Garden Tour. Time: 6.30pm -8.00pm. Cost: Free *Sold out*
Sat 18 - “Nautical Past” Short Sea Cruise, Belfast Lough, Bangor. Time: 2pm -3.30pm. Cost: £10 (Ad), £5 (Ch)
Mon 20 - Step back in Time, Bangor. Time: 2.30pm-4.30pm. Cost: £5
Fri 24 - Kids Sea Creatures Nature Trail, Millisle. Time: 2pm-4pm. Cost: £2.50 (Ch)
Sun 26 - Strangford Lough Boat Tour, Portaferry. Time: 2pm-4pm. Cost: £10 (Ad), £5 (Ch)
Tues 28 - Bangor Christian Heritage Walk. Time: 2.30pm - 4pm. Cost: £4
Sat 15 - Strangford Lough Boat Tour, Portaferry. Time: 2pm-4pm. Cost: £10 (Ad), £5 (Ch)
Sat 22 - Woodland & Whiskey Tour. Time: 2pm - 6.30pm. Cost: £20
Sat 29 - Tea with the Lord, Ballywalter Park. Time: 1pm-4.30pm. Cost: £18
Wed 24 - Halloween Walking Tour, Bangor. Time: 7.30pm -8.45pm. Cost: £6 (Ad), £4 (Ch)
Thurs 25 - Halloween Walking Tour, Newtownards. Time: 7.30pm -8.45pm. Cost: £6 (Ad), £4 (Ch)
Sat 3 - Murder Mystery Night, North Down Museum, Bangor. Time: 7.30pm - 10pm. Cost: £20
Sat 10 - World Wars Tour. Time: 9.30am - 1.30pm. Cost: £10
Click here to book tickets for the above tours.
For more information, see our downloadable 2018 Walks and Tours Booklet.
Other Walks and Tours available
History and Heritage: Hidden Ulster Tours; Ken Martin; Friends of Bangor Abbey; Friends of the Abbey (Grey Abbey); Donaghadee Local History Research Forum; Ards Peninsula Tours; Lynn Corken; CML Guiding; FaB Tours