Tap into a wealth of heritage, history and culture in scenic surroundings during a Guided Tour

New Year’s Day, Historic Ards Walk | Newtownards | Friday 1 January | 1.30pm – 2.30pm 

Start the New Year by exploring the rich and varied history of Newtownards. The tour will take you on a journey through time, visiting Medieval plantation and Georgian periods. Discover the many interesting and exciting stories including John De Courcy and Oliver Cromwell. Immerse yourself in  the unique history of Newtownards – one of the oldest settlements in Northern Ireland.

Tickets £5pp

Tour departs on foot from the Town Hall, Conway Square, Newtownards, BT23 4NP

(Tickets are limited to 12) *Numbers are limited to enable social distancing.

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Please note: an online booking fee applies to all tours

Any events cancelled by the organiser, under all circumstances, will be fully refundable.  We will contact you as soon as we know an event has been cancelled and refund the ticket price and any booking fees.

Opening Times

  • 1.30pm-2.30pm


  • £5pp

Contact Details

  • Address Newtownards Visitor Information Centre 31 Regent Street Newtownards Co. Down BT23 4AD
  • Telephone 028 9182 6846
  • Email Ards VIC
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