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  1. Arts, Culture & Heritage
    Immerse yourself in Ards and North Down, a place steeped in history, the stories are here to unfold as you travel the region, embrace the folklore and indulge in our rich heritage.
  2. Attractions & Activities
    Family favourite attractions will leave lasting memories filled with fun and laughter; plus activities to suit all – young or young at heart! From water lovers, to nature lovers, explorers, foodie’s, creatives and wanderers, we have it all! Come visit us soon!
  3. Family Fun
    Families love it here. It's where memories are made and a place you can return to time and time again to relive those memories and create new ones along the way.
  4. Experience Ards and North Down
    Be surprised and awakened with immersive experiences and guided walking tours. Take in the natural beauty of our countryside, encounter water’s edge wonders, charming towns and villages and our delicious food and drink.
  5. The Giant Experience Collection
    Ards and North Down features as part of Discover Northern Ireland’s collection of Giant Experiences. Meet the locals and truly immerse yourself in this beautiful place.
  6. Tours & Tour Guides
    With so much to offer it's no wonder we have a wealth of tours to suit all curiosities. Join our tour guides - ready to share their passions and knowledge of this fascinating place.
  7. Nature, Wildlife & Farms
    For nature and animal lovers, opportunities await to experience and enjoy this beautiful environment. Our land and shores provide unique habitats for many species and conservation efforts work to ensure their home in the future in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Area of Special Scientific Interest.
Activity based things to do...
  1. Cycling & Mountain Biking
    If you love to get out and about on two wheels there are a number of forest parks and trails to get off the beaten track and back to nature in Ards and North Down. Explore via the Comber Greenway or for those looking to go that bit further we've an 82 mile cycle route around Strangford Lough with breathtaking coastal view.
  2. Golf in Ards and North Down
    Ards and North Down is renowned for for it’s most famous home grown player; world golf star Rory McIlroy and and Ireland's oldest golf club, The Royal Belfast. Perfect for your Society break, Ards and North Down have courses for all levels, and plenty to do to make your visit all the more worthwhile.
  3. Walking & Hiking
    Our stunning coastline, idyllic parks and breathtaking forests will bring out your inner adventurer and make you want to explore more.
  4. Water Activities
    As we embrace the great outdoors like never before, our beautiful loughs and coastlines have never been so busy, enticing you to try something new...
  5. Horse riding
    If horse riding is a passion of your, or if you simply fancy giving it a go, we have a number of Equestrian Centres ready to welcome you.
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