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

    Belfast

    Address

    Nine Lanyon Place, Ground Floor, Belfast, County Antrim, BT1 3LF

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    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.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)
  2. Image of Holywood Maypole dressed with ribbons for the annual May Day dancing event
    Maypole dressed with pastel coloured ribbons ready for the annual Maypole Dancing by local schoolchildren
    A photo of a trio of little girls taking part in the annual maypole dancing dressed in pastel skirts to match the ribbons of the Maypole
    a photograph of the coloured ribbons wrapped around the pole
    A photo of a little girl with ribbon head dress taking part in the annual Maypole Dancing round the May Pole in Holywood
    Image of Holywood Maypole dressed with ribbons for the annual May Day dancing event
    Maypole dressed with pastel coloured ribbons ready for the annual Maypole Dancing by local schoolchildren
    A photo of a trio of little girls taking part in the annual maypole dancing dressed in pastel skirts to match the ribbons of the Maypole
    a photograph of the coloured ribbons wrapped around the pole
    A photo of a little girl with ribbon head dress taking part in the annual Maypole Dancing round the May Pole in Holywood

    Holywood

    Address

    High Street/Shore Street, Holywood, County Down, BT18 9AB

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9127 0069

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    Holywoods most well known feature is the towns Maypole, the only surviving in Ireland. Early maps show a Maypole has stood on the site since the 1620`s and today is still the focus of the May Day Celebrations and Fair in the town.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  3. a photograph of the exterior of old church ruins
    a photograph of a statue on the wall of the church ruins
    a low-shot photograph of the church ruins through the grass
    a photograph of someone dressed as a monk in front of the church ruins
    a photograph of the exterior of old church ruins
    a photograph of a statue on the wall of the church ruins
    a low-shot photograph of the church ruins through the grass
    a photograph of someone dressed as a monk in front of the church ruins

    Greyabbey

    Address

    Main Street, Greyabbey, County Down, BT22 2NQ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    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.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  4. 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

    Gradings

    • Three Star Quality Assurance
    Three Star Quality Assurance

    Type

    Type:

    Visitor Centres & Museums

    Cockle Row cottages are perfect for the whole family to visit. Free weekend entertainment during open season for all including craft fairs, children's crafts, live music and local craft demonstrations.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  5. 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.

  6. Photo of the Rollo Gillespie Monument standing tall in the centre of Comber Square
    Photo of the Comber Andrews-Titanic Trail information board that sits in Comber Square
    Photo of a more close up view of the Rollo Gillespie monument
    Photo of the Rollo Gillespie Monument standing tall in the centre of Comber Square
    Photo of the Comber Andrews-Titanic Trail information board that sits in Comber Square
    Photo of a more close up view of the Rollo Gillespie monument

    Comber

    Address

    Comber Square, Comber, County Down, BT23 5DX

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9182 6846

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    Situated in The Square in Comber, it was erected in 1845 to commemorate the bravery of Major General Robert 'Rollo' Gillespie born in the town in 1766. A list of his battles can be found on the sides of the pillar.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)
  7. 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.

  8. Photo of a lady and gent dressed in clothing from early 1900's outside of one of the cottages. The lady is standing holding a chicken and the gent is
    Image of a group of ladies and gents dressed in old fashioned clothing visiting the on site Picture House
    Photo of one of the beautiful thatched houses and lush gardens on site at Ulster Folk Museum
    Image of a lady dressed in old fashioned clothing pouring milk into her mixing bowl as she bakes scones or soda bread
    Photo of a gent dressed in old fashioned clothing in his workshop. There is a flaming fire and sparks are flying as he works on a piece of iron
    Photo of a gent dressed in old fashioned clothing giving a talk to a group of visitors to the museum
    A photo of a visiting couple to the dressmaking shop in early 1900's Ballycultra village within the museum. The lady is admiring a hat presented to he
    Photo of a lady and gent dressed in clothing from early 1900's outside of one of the cottages. The lady is standing holding a chicken and the gent is
    Image of a group of ladies and gents dressed in old fashioned clothing visiting the on site Picture House
    Photo of one of the beautiful thatched houses and lush gardens on site at Ulster Folk Museum
    Image of a lady dressed in old fashioned clothing pouring milk into her mixing bowl as she bakes scones or soda bread
    Photo of a gent dressed in old fashioned clothing in his workshop. There is a flaming fire and sparks are flying as he works on a piece of iron
    Photo of a gent dressed in old fashioned clothing giving a talk to a group of visitors to the museum
    A photo of a visiting couple to the dressmaking shop in early 1900's Ballycultra village within the museum. The lady is admiring a hat presented to he

    Holywood

    Address

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

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9042 8428

    Price

    Price Free to £25.00 Per Ticket

    Gradings

    • Four Star Quality Assurance
    Four Star Quality Assurance

    Type

    Type:

    Visitor Centres & Museums

    Awards

    • Visit Britain We're Good to Go 2021We're Good to Go

    Step back in time and uncover a way of life from 100 years ago. Explore thatched cottages, farms, schools and shops as you wander through the beautiful parkland of the Ulster Folk Museum.

    Price

    Price Free to £25.00 Per Ticket

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Dogs accepted by arrangement

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  9. Photograph of Nendrum Monastic site at sunset. Vibrant colours of purples and pinks loom over the ruins
    Close up photo of the Nendrum ruins surrounded by green grass
    Close up image of the round tower ruins of Nendrum Monastic site
    Close up photo of Nendrum Monastic site with blue skies and white clouds in background
    A photo of a different angle of Nendrum showing the sundial and round tower on a sunny day
    Birds eye view photo image showing the extent of the Nendrum Monastic site and its ruins surrounded by countryside
    Illustration of how Nendrum Monastic site would have likely looked in active years - buildings intact, surrounded by farmland, resident huts and veget
    Photograph of Nendrum Monastic site at sunset. Vibrant colours of purples and pinks loom over the ruins
    Close up photo of the Nendrum ruins surrounded by green grass
    Close up image of the round tower ruins of Nendrum Monastic site
    Close up photo of Nendrum Monastic site with blue skies and white clouds in background
    A photo of a different angle of Nendrum showing the sundial and round tower on a sunny day
    Birds eye view photo image showing the extent of the Nendrum Monastic site and its ruins surrounded by countryside
    Illustration of how Nendrum Monastic site would have likely looked in active years - buildings intact, surrounded by farmland, resident huts and veget

    Comber

    Address

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

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    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.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  10. Portaferry

    Address

    Slanes Point, 38 Ardminnan Road, Portaferry, County Down, BT22 1QJ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 7763 898 074

    Type

    Type:

    Sightseeing

    Awards

    • Visit Britain We're Good to Go 2021We're Good to Go

    Slow down, connect with nature, landscapes and local people on a guided, coastal walk or coach tour with local tour guide, Brigid Watson. Immerse yourself in nature and the heritage and culture of this ancient coastal area for a memorable experience

  11. Photo of four seals gathered on the seaweed and moss covered sea rocks

    Newtownards

    Address

    Mount Stewart, Portaferry Road, Newtownards, County Down, BT22 2AD

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 7824 334 429

    Type

    Type:

    Visitor Centres & Museums

    The Lookout is a wildlife interpretative centre, showcasing the wildlife around the Strangford Lough area. Telescopes and remotely controlled camers allow close up views of basking seals and breeding seabird colonies.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  12. 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
  13. A photograph of boats in the water at the harbour
    An image of the Groomsport Information sign
    A close up photo of Cockle Row Cottages in Groomsport with a sense of location beside the harbour
    A photo of the view of Groomsport Harbour which featured a number of boats moored in the bay
    A photo of Cockle Row Cottages taken from a distance to include the seasonal paddling pool in shot on a bright sunny day
    A photo of a boat sculpture set within a garden display located on grassland beside the seafront area
    A photograph of boats in the water at the harbour
    An image of the Groomsport Information sign
    A close up photo of Cockle Row Cottages in Groomsport with a sense of location beside the harbour
    A photo of the view of Groomsport Harbour which featured a number of boats moored in the bay
    A photo of Cockle Row Cottages taken from a distance to include the seasonal paddling pool in shot on a bright sunny day
    A photo of a boat sculpture set within a garden display located on grassland beside the seafront area

    Groomsport

    Address

    Groomsport Harbour, Groomsport, County Down, BT19 6JP

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9127 0069

    Type

    Type:

    Visitor Centres & Museums

    Located by the Harbour you will find Cockle Row Cottages which house displays of tourist and heritage information and local crafts in an authentic 1910 atmosphere.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  14. Newtownards

    Address

    49 North Street, Newtownards, Co Down, BT23 4DF

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9182 8234

    Type

    Type:

    Cultural Learning Experiences

    N.I's only privately owned theatre. 120 fully raked seats with professional sound/lighting. resident amateur drama company 2nd Skin. Community cinema specialising in classic and golden oldie movies. Available for birthday parties and charity events

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  15. Photo of the Monks Hut set within it's own courtyard of North Down Museum
    Image of the external building of North Down Museum a the front entrance mid summer
    Photo of the Viking gallery display within North Down Museum
    Photo of the Monks Hut set within it's own courtyard of North Down Museum
    Image of the external building of North Down Museum a the front entrance mid summer
    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

    Awards

    • Visit Britain We're Good to Go 2021We're Good to Go

    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
  16. A photo of the alter at St Cooey's wells
    A photo of the word drink which forms part of the Washing, Eye and Drinking wells situated in this peaceful, wooded dell, which are reputed to have he
    A photo of the alter at St Cooey's wells
    A photo of the word drink which forms part of the Washing, Eye and Drinking wells situated in this peaceful, wooded dell, which are reputed to have he

    Newtownards

    Address

    Ards Visitor Information Centre, 31 Regent Street, Newtownards, Co Down, BT23 4AD

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9182 6846

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    the church at St Cooey’s Wells is thought to date from the 7th century but only the foundation stones now remain.
    The Washing, Eye and Drinking wells in this peaceful, wooded dell are reputed to have healing powers.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  17. Photo of birds eye view of Kirkistown Castle surrounded by grassland

    Cloughey

    Address

    Main Road, Cloughey, County Down, BT22 1JB

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    Traditionally believed to have been built by Roland Savage of Ballygalget in 1622, possibly reusing an earlier site.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)
  18. a photograph of two people dressed in old clothing with a goat and a chicken outside some cottages
    a photograph of a man with a horse talking to a mother and daughter
    two men and a young boy operating a piece of old-time machinery on the side of the road
    a photograph of a little girl and a brown donkey
    a photo of a group of people in a horse-drawn carriage next to a white cottage
    a photograph of a man, woman and a girl looking at a horse
    a photograph of a man operating machinery
    a photograph of a woman in old maid's clothing doing some baking
    a photograph of a woman operating an old-time sewing machine
    a photograph of two people dressed in old clothing with a goat and a chicken outside some cottages
    a photograph of a man with a horse talking to a mother and daughter
    two men and a young boy operating a piece of old-time machinery on the side of the road
    a photograph of a little girl and a brown donkey
    a photo of a group of people in a horse-drawn carriage next to a white cottage
    a photograph of a man, woman and a girl looking at a horse
    a photograph of a man operating machinery
    a photograph of a woman in old maid's clothing doing some baking
    a photograph of a woman operating an old-time sewing machine

    Holywood

    Address

    Ulster Folk &Transport Museum, 153 Bangor Road, Holywood, County Down, BT18 0EU

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9042 8428

    Type

    Type:

    Visitor Centres & Museums

    Stroll back in time and uncover a way of life on the farms of 100 years ago. Through their daily tasks, meet the people who lived on the land and looked after the animals. There was always plenty for everyone to do – and it’s still the same today!

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Dogs accepted by arrangement

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  19. Photo of the entrance information sign to Slans Graveyard on a bright sunny day
    Photo of the remnants of gravestones, still standing, overlooking the rolling hills on a sunny day
    Close up photo of one of the gravestones, with others within view
    Photo of the countryside surrounding the peaceful resting place of Slans Graveyard
    An image of the old gravestones, still standing, with a backdrop of rolling countryside
    Photo of the entrance information sign to Slans Graveyard on a bright sunny day
    Photo of the remnants of gravestones, still standing, overlooking the rolling hills on a sunny day
    Close up photo of one of the gravestones, with others within view
    Photo of the countryside surrounding the peaceful resting place of Slans Graveyard
    An image of the old gravestones, still standing, with a backdrop of rolling countryside

    Cloughey

    Address

    Ardminnan Road, Cloughey, County Down, BT22 1QJ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9182 6846

    Type

    Type:

    Churches & Sacred Sites

    Within it are the ruins of a medieval church which is believed to be the Church of Ardmacossce or Ardmacaisse, mentioned in the Taxation of Pope Nicholas, 1306, along with an unusual cross-carved boulder.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)
  20. 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, Castle Park Avenue, Bangor, County Down, BT20 5ED

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 300 013 3333

    Type

    Type:

    Public Park

    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.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
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