A sleepy village on the Ards peninsula
Carrowdore is a sleepy village on the Ards Peninsula, situated close to Donaghadee. It is reputed to have one of the widest streets in Ireland!
The quiet village boasts a rich history...
Once famous for the Carrowdore 100 Motorcycle Race which first took place in 1927 with the last race being held in 2000, Carrowdore regularly plays host to cyclists that use its popular race course to practice and compete.
Louis MacNeice CBE, the renowned poet, is buried at Christ Church, Church of Ireland in Carrowdore. He died on 4 September 1963, in London and is buried beside his mother and his grandfather.