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  1. External building of museum with adjoining Town Hall building in background
    External building main entrance to Museum
    Museum courtyard
    Visitors enjoying the cafe
    Stained glass window
    Sign displaying the words The Raven Maps
    The replica Monks cell
    Model bygone village
    Viking Helmet and shield
    Photo of the Viking gallery display within North Down Museum
    External building of museum with adjoining Town Hall building in background
    External building main entrance to Museum
    Museum courtyard
    Visitors enjoying the cafe
    Stained glass window
    Sign displaying the words The Raven Maps
    The replica Monks cell
    Model bygone village
    Viking Helmet and shield
    Photo of the Viking gallery display within North Down Museum

    Bangor

    Address

    North Down Museum, Town Hall, Bangor, Down, BT20 4BT

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9127 1200

    Type

    Type:

    Visitor Centres & Museums

    Visit North Down Museum to explore the fascinating saga of the North Down area from the Bronze Age to the present day. The Museum takes you on a journey through Early Christian heritage and the Vikings to Scottish Settlers and the Victorians.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • Wifi
  2. Children enjoying the autumn leaves in the museum grounds
    Horses at work ploughing a field
    A little girl enjoying one of the working displays
    Children sitting on a wall within the village of the Museum
    A spinner at work
    Visitors enjoying picnics in the grounds of the Folk Museum
    A weaver at work
    Ballycultra Village within the museum
    One of the museum characters at work
    Ballycultra Village replica homes
    Children enjoying the autumn leaves in the museum grounds
    Horses at work ploughing a field
    A little girl enjoying one of the working displays
    Children sitting on a wall within the village of the Museum
    A spinner at work
    Visitors enjoying picnics in the grounds of the Folk Museum
    A weaver at work
    Ballycultra Village within the museum
    One of the museum characters at work
    Ballycultra Village replica homes

    Holywood

    Address

    153 Bangor Road, Cultra, Holywood, County Down, BT18 0EU

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9042 8428

    Price

    Price Free to £9.90 Per Ticket

    Gradings

    • Four Star Quality Assurance
    Four Star Quality Assurance

    Type

    Type:

    Visitor Centres & Museums

    Refresh the connection at Ulster Folk Museum, a place where traditions and heritage skills are preserved and celebrated to help shape future generations.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Oct 2022to28 Feb 2023Various Opening Times

    Price

    Price Free to £9.90 Per Ticket

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Dogs accepted by arrangement

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  3. a room in an art gallery with paintings on the wall
    a room in an art gallery with paintings on the wall
    a photograph showing the exterior of a grey brick building and a courtyard
    photograph showing a sculpture outside the art gallery
    a painting of two men in a boat
    an old painting of a man and woman
    an abstract painting
    a painting of adam and eve
    a painting of mountains
    a room in an art gallery with paintings on the wall
    a room in an art gallery with paintings on the wall
    a photograph showing the exterior of a grey brick building and a courtyard
    photograph showing a sculpture outside the art gallery
    a painting of two men in a boat
    an old painting of a man and woman
    an abstract painting
    a painting of adam and eve
    a painting of mountains

    Bangor

    Address

    Clandeboye Estate, 495 Belfast Road, Bangor, County Down, BT19 1RN

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9185 2263

    Type

    Type:

    Art Gallery

    Run by Adam's Auctioneers, The Ava Gallery is a hidden gem of visual arts in North Down, just 15 minutes from Belfast. Its focus is on showcasing the very best in Irish art, through both selling and privately loaned exhibitions & auction previews.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  4. A tour group posing for the photo in the woods
    Photo of Trevor Edwards
    Photo of Trevor Edwards
    A tour group posing for a photo
    A tour group posing for a photo
    A tour group posing for a photo
    Image of Hillsborough Castle
    Image of Castle Coole
    A group of tourers visiting the Giants Causeway
    A tour group posing for the photo in the woods
    Photo of Trevor Edwards
    Photo of Trevor Edwards
    A tour group posing for a photo
    A tour group posing for a photo
    A tour group posing for a photo
    Image of Hillsborough Castle
    Image of Castle Coole
    A group of tourers visiting the Giants Causeway

    Bangor

    Address

    12 Meadow Way, Crawfordsburn, Bangor, County Down, BT19 1JJ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9185 3081

    Type

    Type:

    Sightseeing

    'Plantsman's Garden Tours' offer incredible access to the gardens of historic stately homes and the privately owned masterpieces of Co. Down and Northern Ireland together with those of the Republic of Ireland.

  5. Image of Donaghadee lighthouse and boats tied in the harbour
    A photograph of Donaghadee lifeboat orange in colour moored in the water in front of donaghadee lighthouse
    Image of Donaghadee lighthouse and boats tied in the harbour
    A photograph of Donaghadee lifeboat orange in colour moored in the water in front of donaghadee lighthouse

    Donaghadee

    Address

    82 Moat Street, Donaghadee, County Down, BT21 0HF

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9182 6846

    Type

    Type:

    Lighthouse

    Donaghadee lies on the Irish Sea coast and as such is popular with water enthusiasts, anglers and those who simply like to be beside the seaside.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  6. Photo of professionally painted ceramic pieces or sale with a sunflower pattern
    Photo of the external building and car park area
    Photo of paint pots of all colours lined up ready for use
    Photo of professionally painted ceramic pieces or sale with a sunflower pattern
    Photo of the external building and car park area
    Photo of paint pots of all colours lined up ready for use

    Millise

    Address

    218 Abbey Road, Millise, Down, BT22 2DH

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9186 2300

    Type

    Type:

    Craft Workshops and courses

    Eden Pottery's studio, shop and café are set in the countryside of Ards Peninsula, surrounded by fields, with Strangford Lough on one side and beaches and the seaside on the other. You can come along and create your own masterpiece in the studio.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  7. Two happy silver jewellery making women looking towards the camera smiling
    Mother, Daughter, Silver Jewellery Making Workshop, Birthday Gift, Sterling Silver
    Jewellery Making, Workshop, Group Workshop, Sterling silver,
    Two women seated at jewellery table and laughing
    Craicing Jewellery Making Workshop with Hygge
    Sterling Silver Ring Textures on Mandrel, goldsmithing
    Sterling Silver Textured Bangles on Wrists
    NI Silver Workshop Various Textured Rings with different textures and band widths
    NI Silver Commissioned Silver, Yellow Gold & Ruby Brushed Bangle - Not A Workshop Make
    NI Silver Rings & Broach Being Worn by Model
    Two happy silver jewellery making women looking towards the camera smiling
    Mother, Daughter, Silver Jewellery Making Workshop, Birthday Gift, Sterling Silver
    Jewellery Making, Workshop, Group Workshop, Sterling silver,
    Two women seated at jewellery table and laughing
    Craicing Jewellery Making Workshop with Hygge
    Sterling Silver Ring Textures on Mandrel, goldsmithing
    Sterling Silver Textured Bangles on Wrists
    NI Silver Workshop Various Textured Rings with different textures and band widths
    NI Silver Commissioned Silver, Yellow Gold & Ruby Brushed Bangle - Not A Workshop Make
    NI Silver Rings & Broach Being Worn by Model

    Holywood

    Address

    Holywood, County Down

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 7879 698 286

    Type

    Type:

    Craft Workshops and courses

    NI Silver is in the business of 'creating memories' for people; memories of their time on this island, memories on this earth and memories of special time spent with loved ones. We help you create handmade and handcrafted ‘Wearable Memories’ during…

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    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply) - Parking Free on public pavement between two drives. Please do not park on the private drive area as this needs to be kept clear at all times.

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • Wifi
  8. A photo of Cockle Row Cottages taken from a distance to include the seasonal paddling pool in shot on a bright sunny day
    A close up photo of Cockle Row Cottages in Groomsport with a sense of location beside the harbour
    A photo of some museum articles on display. Items from the 1910's era commonly used by the fisherman and his family who lived in Cockle Row Cottages.
    An image of the Groomsport Information sign
    A photo of the view of Groomsport Harbour which featured a number of boats moored in the bay
    A photo of a boat sculpture set within a garden display located on grassland beside the seafront area
    A photo of Cockle Row Cottages taken from a distance to include the seasonal paddling pool in shot on a bright sunny day
    A close up photo of Cockle Row Cottages in Groomsport with a sense of location beside the harbour
    A photo of some museum articles on display. Items from the 1910's era commonly used by the fisherman and his family who lived in Cockle Row Cottages.
    An image of the Groomsport Information sign
    A photo of the view of Groomsport Harbour which featured a number of boats moored in the bay
    A photo of a boat sculpture set within a garden display located on grassland beside the seafront area

    Groomsport

    Address

    The Harbour, Main Street, Groomsport, County Down, BT19 6JR

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9127 2269

    Type

    Type:

    Visitor Centres & Museums

    Take a step back in time with a visit to the lovingly restored Cockle Row Cottages in Groomsport.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  9. Photo of the inside of the gallery showing seating area and paintings on display for sale
    Close up image of one of Terry Bradley's paintings showing a woman downcaste with red lips, flower in hair. Very colourful
    Photo of artist Terry Bradley seated on couch in front of three of his paintings hanging on display
    Close up photo of Terry Bradley art, a group pf men in hats
    Close up image of one of artist Terry Bradley's stunning  paintings, this one is of a woman's face in black and white
    Close up of a image of one of artist Terry Bradleys paintings of a woman's face, with rouged lips and a rose of the same colour in her hair
    Close up photo of one of artist Terry Bradleys paintings. This one is of a woman holding a drink, with two men in the background
    Photo of the inside of the gallery showing seating area and paintings on display for sale
    Close up image of one of Terry Bradley's paintings showing a woman downcaste with red lips, flower in hair. Very colourful
    Photo of artist Terry Bradley seated on couch in front of three of his paintings hanging on display
    Close up photo of Terry Bradley art, a group pf men in hats
    Close up image of one of artist Terry Bradley's stunning  paintings, this one is of a woman's face in black and white
    Close up of a image of one of artist Terry Bradleys paintings of a woman's face, with rouged lips and a rose of the same colour in her hair
    Close up photo of one of artist Terry Bradleys paintings. This one is of a woman holding a drink, with two men in the background

    Bangor

    Address

    105-107 High Street, Bangor, County Down, BT20 5BD

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9147 3508

    Type

    Type:

    Art Gallery

    Destination spot for Terry Bradley collectors and art enthusiasts from across the globe. Whether you are passing through or spending the day on the beautiful Peninsula, be sure to pop in and experience all that Bradley Art has to offer.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Dogs accepted by arrangement

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • Wifi
  10. A lady at work on a weaving sculpture resembling a person
    A basket maker at work
    A finished willow weaved sculpture of a person sitting alongside a weaved hare
    Close up image of a basket
    An image showing various pieces of work hanging on a wall and sitting on a table
    A lady at work on a weaving sculpture resembling a person
    A basket maker at work
    A finished willow weaved sculpture of a person sitting alongside a weaved hare
    Close up image of a basket
    An image showing various pieces of work hanging on a wall and sitting on a table

    Newtownards

    Address

    63 Cloughey Road, Nunsbridge, Newtownards, County Down, BT22 1NH

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 4277 1542

    Type

    Type:

    Craft Workshops and courses

    Welig Heritage Crafts produce traditional willow basketry, bespoke baskets and sculptural pieces; gardenware, living willow installations and rustic furniture. we also undertake other traditional countryside skills like chair seating and drystone.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  11. a photograph of the motte surrounded by some trees

    Holywood

    Address

    Brook Street, Holywood, County Down, BT18 9BB

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    Holywood Motte is an Anglo-Norman castle mound, which probably had a ditch round its base and a timber palisade round the summit.

    Price

    Free

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)
  12. Photo of the side view of Bangor Castle (Bangor Town Hall) on a beautiful sunny day framed by flowers
    Photo showing North Down Museum opening sign with Town Hall in backdrop
    Photo of Town Hall/Bangor Castle in the sunshine framed by leafy tree branches
    Photo showing the embossed words Edward Ward 1852, the date the Town Hall was erected
    Image of the Town Hall and front gardens in red, pink and yellow bloom
    Photo of the side view of Bangor Castle (Bangor Town Hall) on a beautiful sunny day framed by flowers
    Photo showing North Down Museum opening sign with Town Hall in backdrop
    Photo of Town Hall/Bangor Castle in the sunshine framed by leafy tree branches
    Photo showing the embossed words Edward Ward 1852, the date the Town Hall was erected
    Image of the Town Hall and front gardens in red, pink and yellow bloom

    Bangor

    Address

    Castle Park Road, Bangor, County Down, BT20 4TF

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 300 013 3333

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    This impressive building was built for the Hon Robert Edward Ward and his family in 1852. It is presently the headquarters of Ards and North Down Borough Council who use the mansions spectacular grand salon as the council chamber.

    Price

    Free

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  13. a photo of a group of adults on a small train surrounded by snow and trees
    a group of children and adults on a small train
    a group of adults on a small train
    a group of three people dressed in halloween costumes
    a group of people riding the small train with the person at the front wearing a red halloween mask
    a photograph of lightup sculptures of deer
    a photograph of a group of people riding the small train
    a man dressed as santa on the small train
    a group of men on the small train
    a photo of a group of adults on a small train surrounded by snow and trees
    a group of children and adults on a small train
    a group of adults on a small train
    a group of three people dressed in halloween costumes
    a group of people riding the small train with the person at the front wearing a red halloween mask
    a photograph of lightup sculptures of deer
    a photograph of a group of people riding the small train
    a man dressed as santa on the small train
    a group of men on the small train

    Antrim

    Address

    4 Steeple Green, Antrim, County Antrim, BT41 1BP

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9446 1272

    Type

    Type:

    Visitor Centres & Museums

    This 7 1/4" gauge miniature railway has about 2km of track with a variety of routes including bridges, cuttings, embankments, gradients and a twin-track tunnel. There is a station, picnic tables and the ticket office includes a small shop.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  14. Image of the ruins at sunset with the light of the sun shining onto the remnants of the building
    Photo of beautiful Cloughey beach and boardwalk
    Image of the ruins at sunset with the light of the sun shining onto the remnants of the building
    Photo of beautiful Cloughey beach and boardwalk

    Cloughey

    Address

    Ardminnan Road, Cloughey, County Down, BT22 1QJ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9182 6846

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    On the coast, two thirds of a mile south east of Cloughey village. This house appears to have been built about 1634 by Roland Savage, a cadet of the Ardkeen family.

  15. The Pink and the Purple pods
    Colourful grafitti saying Project 24
    The pods lit at night in neon pink
    The Pink and the Purple pods
    Colourful grafitti saying Project 24
    The pods lit at night in neon pink

    Bangor

    Address

    Queens Parade, Bangor, County Down, BT20 3BJ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 300 013 3333

    Type

    Type:

    Craft Workshops and courses

    Project 24 is a welcoming, vibrant and dynamic area in the heart of town.

    Wander in and around the pods, talk to the artists about their work or consider investing in an exclusive piece of art.

  16. Photo of Mahee Castle, with bridge way and water to forefront

    Comber

    Address

    Mahee Island, Ringneill Road, Comber, County Down, BT23 6EP

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    This ruined Tower House commands a position at the north end of Mahee Island in Strangford Lough. The house was built in 1570 by an English soldier called Captain Browne. Today, it is badly ruined but still of considerable interest.

    Price

    Free
  17. Vintage double decker bus
    A man and boy looking at a vintage train
    A car lit up
    A family enjoying the Transport Museum exhibit
    Vintage car and surf boards
    Vintage plane
    The famous DeLorean car, as featured in the Back to the Future movies
    Vintage double decker bus
    Two girls view the Titanic exhibit
    Vintage double decker bus
    A man and boy looking at a vintage train
    A car lit up
    A family enjoying the Transport Museum exhibit
    Vintage car and surf boards
    Vintage plane
    The famous DeLorean car, as featured in the Back to the Future movies
    Vintage double decker bus
    Two girls view the Titanic exhibit

    Holywood

    Address

    153 Bangor Road, Cultra, Holywood, County Down, BT18 0EU

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9042 8428

    Price

    Price Free to £9.90 Activity

    Type

    Type:

    Visitor Centres & Museums

    Celebrate the history of invention and innovation through engineering, design, and technology at Ulster Transport Museum

    Dates

    From:
    1 Oct 2022to28 Feb 2023Various Opening Times

    Price

    Price Free to £9.90 Activity

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • Wifi
  18. Comber

    Address

    Mahee Island, Ringneill Road, Comber, County Down, BT23 6EP

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Churches & Sacred Sites

    Nendrum is thought to have been set up by St Machaoi in the 5th Century and also has links to St Patrick in later sources. The monastery consists of 3 round dry stone walled enclosures, one within the other.

    Price

    Free

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  19. A photo of the Sketrick Castle ruins

    Killinchy

    Address

    Sketrick Island, Killinchy, County Down, BT23 6QH

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    Sketrick Castle is located on Sketrick Island which is reached by a causeway on the west coast of Strangford Lough. This large tower house was built in the mid 15th century and was actively involved in warfare during the 16th century.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)
  20. Grey Abbey ruins and graveyard from a birds eye view
    Grey Abbey ruins in the sunshine
    Grey Abbey ruins
    Grey Abbey ruins
    Grey Abbey ruins
    Grey Abbey ruins and graveyard from a birds eye view
    Grey Abbey ruins in the sunshine
    Grey Abbey ruins
    Grey Abbey ruins
    Grey Abbey ruins

    Greyabbey

    Address

    Main Street, Greyabbey, County Down, BT22 2NQ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Abbey / Priory

    Grey Abbey, a Cistercian Abbey church and its living quarters were founded in 1193 by Affreca wife of John de Courcy, the Anglo-Norman invader of East Ulster.

    Price

    Free

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
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