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  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. Windmill Hill in Portaferry.Close up photo of the windmill
    Photo on a bright day of the Strangford Ferry with Windmill Hill and Portaferry in the backdrop
    A photo of the picturesque view of Portaferry town from Strangford Lough. The Strangford Ferry is in the shot.
    Photo of Windmill Hill and Portaferry lit in the evening
    Windmill Hill in Portaferry.Close up photo of the windmill
    Photo on a bright day of the Strangford Ferry with Windmill Hill and Portaferry in the backdrop
    A photo of the picturesque view of Portaferry town from Strangford Lough. The Strangford Ferry is in the shot.
    Photo of Windmill Hill and Portaferry lit in the evening

    Portaferry

    Address

    Windmill Hill, Portaferry, County Down, BT22 1RH

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9182 6846

    Type

    Type:

    Nature and Wildlife

    Situated on the hill south east of the town below the stump of Portaferry Windmill, a lay by and a viewpoint has been provided. One can enjoy a breath-taking view of Strangford Lough from the mouth of the Lough to Greyabbey.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)
  3. Photo of a smiling couple with Portaferry Castle Tower in background
    Image of Portaferry Castle from the road side
    Photo of a smiling couple with Portaferry Castle Tower in background
    Image of Portaferry Castle from the road side

    Portaferry

    Address

    Castle Street, Portaferry, County Down, BT22 1NZ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    Portaferry Castle is a 16th Century tower-house, built by the Savage family. It is located on the slope overlooking Portaferry harbour.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

less than 5 miles

  1. a photograph of the exterior of some terraced white cottages

    Portaferry

    Address

    Kearney Road, Portaferry, County Down, BT22 1QP

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 4278 8387

    Type

    Type:

    Nature and Wildlife

    Owned by the National Trust, it is a picturesque 18th century fishing village with scenic coastal walks. There is an abundance of wildlife to be seen. A small visitor centre is open from dawn to dusk, as are the public toilets and car park.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  2. 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)
  3. a photograph of some brick ruins

    Portaferry

    Address

    Tullymally Road, Portaferry, County Down, BT22 1JX

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Type

    Type:

    Churches & Sacred Sites

    These ruined churches are situated one and a half miles north east of Portaferry on the Tullymally Road, east of the A2 to Cloughey and are signposted from Portaferry.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)
  4. 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)
  5. 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.

  6. 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

more than 5 miles

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  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. 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
  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. 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
  8. 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
  9. Photo of role play character in dress as a soldier within a set depicting a bunker featuring a bed, tools, water tank
    Photo of museum exterior and grassland to front
    Photo of staged set that depicts soldier life in the war. The image shows a map, headphones, a gas lamp and some gear
    A staged set with a dummy model of a soldier in gear in ditch holding a gun over sandbags on alert
    Image of staged bunker set showcasing life in war, featuring uniforms, sleep set up and dining set up as well as everyday items used to survive the wa
    Image of doorway leading to hall
    Photo's of an officers office setting featuring signs and posters encouraging men to enlist to the war, as well as featuring gear and accessories of t
    Image of food storage in a bunker setting as it would have looked in the war setting
    Photo of green hut exterior where some of the museum displays are featured
    Close up photo of some items belonging to soldiers of war such as diaries and keepsakes
    Photo of role play character in dress as a soldier within a set depicting a bunker featuring a bed, tools, water tank
    Photo of museum exterior and grassland to front
    Photo of staged set that depicts soldier life in the war. The image shows a map, headphones, a gas lamp and some gear
    A staged set with a dummy model of a soldier in gear in ditch holding a gun over sandbags on alert
    Image of staged bunker set showcasing life in war, featuring uniforms, sleep set up and dining set up as well as everyday items used to survive the wa
    Image of doorway leading to hall
    Photo's of an officers office setting featuring signs and posters encouraging men to enlist to the war, as well as featuring gear and accessories of t
    Image of food storage in a bunker setting as it would have looked in the war setting
    Photo of green hut exterior where some of the museum displays are featured
    Close up photo of some items belonging to soldiers of war such as diaries and keepsakes

    Newtownards

    Address

    233 Bangor Road, Newtownards, County Down, BT23 7PH

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9182 3202

    Type

    Type:

    Visitor Centres & Museums

    The Museum examines Ireland's role in the 1st World War with special reference to the cross-community involvement in the 3 local volunteer Divisions: the 10th and 16th (Irish) Divisions and the 36th (Ulster) Division.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • Wifi
  10. Photo of two children with woolly hats on running through the autumn leaves of the park
    Photo of sign saying Ballymenoch Park with maintained flower bed in background
    Photo of two children with woolly hats on running through the autumn leaves of the park
    Photo of sign saying Ballymenoch Park with maintained flower bed in background

    Holywood

    Address

    Bangor Road, Holywood, County Down, BT19 6JF

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9127 0069

    Type

    Type:

    Public Park

    A lovely park perfect for families located only a short distance from Holywood.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  11. A photo of the Sketrick Castle ruins

    Killinchy

    Address

    Sketrick Island, Killinchy, County Down, BT23 6QH

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    Sketrick Castle is located on Sketrick Island which is reached by a causeway on the west coast of Strangford Lough. This large tower house was built in the mid 15th century and was actively involved in warfare during the 16th century.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)
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