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  1. a photograph of the motte surrounded by some trees

    Holywood

    Address

    Brook Street, Holywood, County Down, BT18 9BB

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Type

    Type:

    Nature and Wildlife

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

    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

less than 2 miles

  1. 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

    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
  2. Image of three steam trains within a hanger of the Transport Museum
    Image of a lady and gent dressed in their old fashioned finery looking at a model display of the Titanic in the exhibit
    Image of three steam trains within a hanger of the Transport Museum
    Image of a lady and gent dressed in their old fashioned finery looking at a model display of the Titanic in the exhibit

    Holywood

    Address

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

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9042 8428

    Type

    Type:

    Visitor Centres & Museums

    You’ll find majestic locomotives, horse-drawn carriages, vintage motorbikes, and cars at the Ulster Transport Museum, along with exhibits of historical materials including photographs of the Titanic.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • Wifi
  3. 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

less than 5 miles

  1. a photograph of waves hitting the rocks at the shore
    a photograph of people on a large grassy area with trees and a path
    a photograph showing the sea, some sand and a grassy area
    a photograph of some trees and a grassy area next to a sandy beach
    a photograph of two people riding their bikes on a grassy area
    a photograph of Crawfordsburn beach shown through some trees on a hill
    an arial photograph of the grassy area and some buildings next to the shore
    a photo of the beach on a cloudy day
    a photograph of waves hitting the rocks at the shore
    a photograph of people on a large grassy area with trees and a path
    a photograph showing the sea, some sand and a grassy area
    a photograph of some trees and a grassy area next to a sandy beach
    a photograph of two people riding their bikes on a grassy area
    a photograph of Crawfordsburn beach shown through some trees on a hill
    an arial photograph of the grassy area and some buildings next to the shore
    a photo of the beach on a cloudy day

    Helen's Bay

    Address

    Bridge Road South, Helen's Bay, County Down, BT19 1JT

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9185 3621

    Gradings

    • Three Star Quality Assurance
    Three Star Quality Assurance

    Type

    Type:

    Public Park

    With tranquil walks through peaceful meadows and wooded glens and a stunning waterfall, Crawfordsburn Country Park provides a relaxing natural retreat.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  2. An image of Helen's Bay beach from the shore with a bench ready to welcome someone to sit
    A photo of Helen's Bay beach on a beautiful summers day with green grass and yellow flowers on the shore
    a photograph of a sandy beach
    a photograph of a sandy beach
    an arial photograph of the water and the coast
    An image of Helen's Bay beach from the shore with a bench ready to welcome someone to sit
    A photo of Helen's Bay beach on a beautiful summers day with green grass and yellow flowers on the shore
    a photograph of a sandy beach
    a photograph of a sandy beach
    an arial photograph of the water and the coast

    Bangor

    Address

    34 Quay Street, Bangor, Down, BT20 5ED

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9127 0069

    Type

    Type:

    Beach

    Beautiful sandy beach with excellent facilities, all within twenty minutes drive of Belfast.

  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 photograph of a canon pointing towards the water
    a photograph of some old machinery showing dials, screws and headphones
    a photograph of old war memorabilia
    a photograph of the back of a canon
    a photograph of the canon firing with a cloud of smoke at the front
    a photograph of a canon pointing towards the water
    a photograph of some old machinery showing dials, screws and headphones
    a photograph of old war memorabilia
    a photograph of the back of a canon
    a photograph of the canon firing with a cloud of smoke at the front

    Helen's Bay

    Address

    Fort Road, Helen's Bay, County Down, BT19 1PU

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    Grey Point Fort is one of the best preserved early 20th century coastal forts anywhere in the British Isles. Situated in Helen's Bay, Grey Point Fort houses a most unusual hands-on military museum.

  5. A view from old espaliered apple and pear trees
    View of Old Mill House the property adjacent to the Walled Garden
    The garden is being created and restored with love
    You'll not get far on this old bike!
    We love our native Black Irish bees who not only pollinate our vegetables fruit and flowers but provide us with delicious raw Walled Garden honey
    A box full of delicious organic vegetables picked from the garden
    A view from old espaliered apple and pear trees
    View of Old Mill House the property adjacent to the Walled Garden
    The garden is being created and restored with love
    You'll not get far on this old bike!
    We love our native Black Irish bees who not only pollinate our vegetables fruit and flowers but provide us with delicious raw Walled Garden honey
    A box full of delicious organic vegetables picked from the garden

    Helen's Bay

    Address

    The Walled Garden, 47 Craigdarragh Road, Helen's Bay, County Down, BT19 1UB

    Telephone

    07704456109

    Type

    Type:

    Garden

    The Walled Garden,Helen's Bay, was built in 1886 by Belfast cotton and muslin manufacturer,Thomas Workman, to supply fresh fruit and vegetables for his household in nearby, Lanyon designed, Craigdarragh House.

    We bought this "secret" kitchen…

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Dogs Welcome Inside

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • Car parking
    • On site parking

more than 5 miles

  1. a mum, dad and toddler looking at fish in the tank
    a boy and a girl looking at fish in the tank
    a boy and his dad looking at a sea creature in the tank
    a little girl looking at a fish in the tank
    a photograph showing the interior of the aquarium
    a photograph of two otters in the water
    a photograph of a crocodile in the enclosure
    a photograph of someone holding a starfish
    a photograph of two kids kneeling down and looking into the fish tank
    a mum, dad and toddler looking at fish in the tank
    a boy and a girl looking at fish in the tank
    a boy and his dad looking at a sea creature in the tank
    a little girl looking at a fish in the tank
    a photograph showing the interior of the aquarium
    a photograph of two otters in the water
    a photograph of a crocodile in the enclosure
    a photograph of someone holding a starfish
    a photograph of two kids kneeling down and looking into the fish tank

    Portaferry

    Address

    The Rope Walk, Castle Street, Portaferry, County Down, BT22 1NZ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 4272 8062

    Gradings

    • Five Star Quality Assurance
    Five Star Quality Assurance

    Type

    Type:

    Zoo / Aquarium

    Enjoy a diver's view of marine life from around the world without getting wet. A sunken galleon, friendly sharks and a snappy crocodile all star in Northern Ireland’s only aquarium and seal rehabilitation centre.

  2. Image of the NIEA signpost entitled Scrabo County Park, caring for the environment with Scrabo Tower in background
    Drone photo of Scrabo Tower sitting majestically on it's hill overlooking countryside
    Photo of yellow flowers and green leaves, a shrub that grows around Scrabo
    Image of the NIEA signpost entitled Scrabo County Park, caring for the environment with Scrabo Tower in background
    Drone photo of Scrabo Tower sitting majestically on it's hill overlooking countryside
    Photo of yellow flowers and green leaves, a shrub that grows around Scrabo

    Newtownards

    Address

    203A Scrabo Road, Newtownards, County Down, BT23 4SJ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9181 1491

    Gradings

    • Four Star Quality Assurance
    Four Star Quality Assurance

    Type

    Type:

    Nature and Wildlife

    This charming park is situated around the upper slopes and top of Scrabo Hill, near the area of Newtownards. When visitors come and explore, they will be able to view the panoramic sights of Strangford Lough as well as the surrounding countryside.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  3. Image of the front of the Mount Stewart Estate House
    Photo of Mount Stewart trees with beautiful autumn foliage with hues of greens, oranges and browns
    A photograph of the Mount Stewart formal gardens to back of Estate house in bloom
    Photo of the bronze statue that commemorates the birth of Lady Mairi in 1921, surrounded by bells and cockle shells based on the nursery rhyme, set wi
    Image of the formal dining room inside of the Mount Stewart Estate House
    Image of the front of the Mount Stewart Estate House
    Photo of Mount Stewart trees with beautiful autumn foliage with hues of greens, oranges and browns
    A photograph of the Mount Stewart formal gardens to back of Estate house in bloom
    Photo of the bronze statue that commemorates the birth of Lady Mairi in 1921, surrounded by bells and cockle shells based on the nursery rhyme, set wi
    Image of the formal dining room inside of the Mount Stewart Estate House

    Newtownards

    Address

    Portaferry Road, Newtownards, County Down, BT22 2AD

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 4278 8387

    Gradings

    • Four Star Quality Assurance
    Four Star Quality Assurance

    Type

    Type:

    Garden

    Mount Stewart is a stunning estate in the beautiful scenic area of Strangford Lough. The Formal Gardens are ranked as one of the top ten in the world and the within the house there are collections of national and international significance.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Dogs Welcome Inside

    Facilities

    Catering

    • Licensed

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • Car parking
    • On site parking

    Facilities

    Catering

    • Restaurant on Premises

    Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • Wifi
  4. Photo of people enjoying rides on the Giant Swans pedal boats on the blue waters of the man made pond at Pickie Funpark
    Photo of the Giant Swans in use by visitors at Pickie Funpark
    Photo of go-karts and water zorbing balls at Pickie Funpark (seasonal activities)
    Photo of the Pickie Funpark Beach huts used for changing after enjoying the splash pad area
    Photo of people enjoying rides on the Giant Swans pedal boats on the blue waters of the man made pond at Pickie Funpark
    Photo of the Giant Swans in use by visitors at Pickie Funpark
    Photo of go-karts and water zorbing balls at Pickie Funpark (seasonal activities)
    Photo of the Pickie Funpark Beach huts used for changing after enjoying the splash pad area

    Bangor

    Address

    1 Marine Gardens, Queens Parade, Bangor, County Down, BT20 5HA

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9145 0746

    Gradings

    • Four Star Quality Assurance
    Four Star Quality Assurance

    Type

    Type:

    Adventure Park / Playground

    Pickie Funpark is one of the top ten visitor attractions in Northern Ireland. The park provides a fun day out for all: An 18-hole mini-golf course, giant pedal swans, Pickie Puffer train, children's play area, children's electric car track and more.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • Wifi
  5. Photo of little boy in blue top and brown trousers jumping off wooden steps onto autumn leaves

    Comber

    Address

    Castle Espie, 78 Ballydrain Road, Comber, County Down, BT23 6EA

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9187 4146

    Gradings

    • Four Star Quality Assurance
    Four Star Quality Assurance

    Type

    Type:

    Nature and Wildlife

    Ireland's largest collection of ducks, geese and swans. Viewing from hides, waterfowl gardens, woodland walks. Extended gardens and woodlands with a gift shop, home made food, art gallery and coffee shop.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • Wifi
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Ballyholme Esplanade during the day showing the waters splashing against the seawall.
    Photo of bathers and a kayaker enjoying the sparkling waters of Ballyholme Beach on a sunny day
    Close up photo of the ripples of sand on Ballyholme Beach with the promenade and bathers in backdrop
    Ballyholme Esplanade during the day showing the waters splashing against the seawall.
    Photo of bathers and a kayaker enjoying the sparkling waters of Ballyholme Beach on a sunny day
    Close up photo of the ripples of sand on Ballyholme Beach with the promenade and bathers in backdrop

    Bangor

    Address

    Bank's Lane, Groomsport Road, Bangor, County Down, BT20 5EG

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9127 0069

    Type

    Type:

    Beach

    The mile long crescent of sandy beach curving along Ballyholme bay has been a favourite sea bathing spot for generations.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  9. arial photo of part of the lough
    photo of some grass at the shore of the lough
    photograph showing a field of sunflowers
    a photo showing the lough with the mountains in the background
    arial photo of part of the lough
    photo of some grass at the shore of the lough
    photograph showing a field of sunflowers
    a photo showing the lough with the mountains in the background

    Newtownards

    Address

    8 Ballyquintin Road, Portaferry, Newtownards, County Down, BT22 1RG

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 4461 5520

    Type

    Type:

    Nature and Wildlife

    Ballyquintin Nature Reserve includes Ballyquintin Point at the tip of the Ards Peninsula, County Down where the Irish Sea enters Strangford Lough.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)
  10. Photo of yellow gorse bush and Scrabo Tower peaking up from behind framed by blue sky
    Photo of person and dog sitting on bench enjoying the outstanding views from Scrabo hill
    Image of NIEA signpost entitled Scabo Country Park, caring for the environment
    Drone photo of Scrao Tower sitting majestically on it's hill overlooking the countryside
    Close up image of yellow flowers and green leaves of  shrub that grows around Scrabo
    Photo of yellow gorse bush and Scrabo Tower peaking up from behind framed by blue sky
    Photo of person and dog sitting on bench enjoying the outstanding views from Scrabo hill
    Image of NIEA signpost entitled Scabo Country Park, caring for the environment
    Drone photo of Scrao Tower sitting majestically on it's hill overlooking the countryside
    Close up image of yellow flowers and green leaves of  shrub that grows around Scrabo

    Newtownards

    Address

    203A Scrabo Road, Newtownards, County Down, BT23 4SJ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Type

    Type:

    Nature and Wildlife

    Scrabo Country Park is centred at the top of Scrabo Hill near Newtownards and boasts incredible views over Strangford Lough and the surrounding countryside.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
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