Bookable Experiences, Ards and North Down

The area has a wide variety of experiences you can book online before or during your visit with some offering online discounts.

Just click on the links in the table below and let the fun begin!




Airtastic Bangor

Trampoline Park in Bangor

Ards Arts Centre


The hub of arts in Newtownards and further afield, offering classes and worshops

Ards BM Wellbeing  and Leisure

Ards Blair Maybe Wellbeing and Leisure Centre, featuring a Spa and numerous physical activities

Ards Peninsula Tours


Tours across the Ards Peninsula

Ballycopeland Windmill Tours


Tours to Ballycopeland Windmill

Bangor Aurora


Bangor Aurora Aquatic and Leisure Complex, featuring a gym with classes and 3 different swimming pools

Bangor Boat


Fishing and sightseeing tours departing from Bangor Marina

Bangor Golf Club


18-hole Par 71 Parkland course

Bangor Sportsplex

Sportsplex 2 football pitches, atheletics track and more

Blackwood Golf Centre


Blackwood Golf Centre features 2 driving ranges, and a Par 71 36-hole golf course

Carnalea Golf Club


18-hole Par 69 Parkland course

Clandeboye Golf Club


36-hole Par 71 Parkland course

Comber Leisure Centre

An astroturf pitch and a number of halls, with plenty of physical activities on offer

Donaghadee Golf Club


18-hole Par 71 Parkland course

DV Diving


Courses and opportunities with some of Northern Irelands finest scuba divers

Echlinville Distillery


A modern distillery famous for its gin, offering some fantastic tours

Eden Pottery



Pottery shop offering some fun sponge-painting onto ceramics for you to take home



Northern Irelands only Aquarium

Field of Dreams


A sports activity centre catering to groups of people, offering some fun activities

Ganaway Activity Centre


An activity centre offering physical activity fun to groups of adults and children.

Helen’s Bay Golf Club


9-hole Par 69 Parklands Course



Offering Helicopter trail lesson or sightseeing tours across Ards and North Down

Holywood Golf Club


18-hole Par 69 Parklands Course and Rory McIlroy's home club

Indie Fude


Featuring a shop in Newtownards offering the finest artisan foods, who also offer classes and food events

Jewellery - NI Silver


Some localy inspired Silver jewellery, where you can also have a go at making your own.

Kirkistown Castle Golf Club


18-hole, Par 69 Links course

Kirkistown Motor Racing Circuit


Motor racing circuit for cars, bikes, karts and more

Loaf Pottery


Offering pottery classes and some tasty food 

Mobile Team Adventure


Company offering outdoor physical activities across a range of locations

Nendrum tours


Tours of the Nendrum Monastic Ruins

Newtownards Priory tours


Tours of the Newtownards Priory Church 

NI Food Tours


Offering a tasty tour across the Ards peninsula visiting various producers

Pickie Fun Park


One of Northern Irelands best attractions, a cafe and family fun park offering paddle swans, steam train and more

Portico events


A historic church, now the host center for various events, including live music

Restaurants – some have booking option on website eg









A selection of some our fine restaurants.

Did you know Ards and North Down was voted the Food Destination of Northern Ireland for 2019?

Royal Belfast Golf Club


Irelands oldest golf club, 18-holes par 70 Parklans course



A play centre for children of all ages, featuring go-karts, play frames and more



A mobile stand up paddle boarding company, offering lessons and courses

The Web Theatre


The only privately owned theatre in Ireland, featuring unique shows

Tracey’s Farmhouse Kitchen


Indulge in some bread making classes in a cottage out in the country

Walk the Lecale Peninsula


Guided coastal walks available across the Ards Peninsula

Warrior Assault


Northern Ireland’s only outdoor obstacle race for the whole family to get involved in.

WWT Castle Espie


Castle Espie Wetland Centre features many unique wetland habitats for birds and other creatures, giving you the chance to get up close with nature.

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