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  1. Photo of Market Cross in the heart of Newtownards town
    Close up sepia coloured photo of the gargoyle features on Market Cross
    Photo of Market Cross in the heart of Newtownards town
    Close up sepia coloured photo of the gargoyle features on Market Cross

    Newtownards

    Address

    High Street, Newtownards, County Down, BT23 7HZ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9182 6846

    Type

    Type:

    Churches & Sacred Sites

    At the east of High Street in Newtownards the Market Cross was built in 1636 but was destroyed by Commonwealth troops in 1653.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)
  2. Image of the front exterior of The Priory showing the tower, and two tall trees to forefront

    Newtownards

    Address

    Court Street, Newtownards, County Down, BT23 7NY

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    At the south east edge of Newtownards these substantial remains of a Dominican (Black) Friary founded in 1244 may be viewed. They are the only ones of their type in Northern Ireland.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

less than 2 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 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
  3. Image of the Ark Open Farm's small replica of Noah's Ark with animal statues including giraffe
    Photo of beautiful highland cow at the Ark Open Farm
    Photo of Chicks at the Ark Open Farm
    Photo of grazing goat peaking over fence to say hello
    Image of a Reindeer in stalls at Ark Open Farm
    Image of playground area at Ark Open Farm
    Photo of winding path that take you to the Fairy Trail and Jurassic Ark at the Ark Open Farm
    Image of the Ark Open Farm's small replica of Noah's Ark with animal statues including giraffe
    Photo of beautiful highland cow at the Ark Open Farm
    Photo of Chicks at the Ark Open Farm
    Photo of grazing goat peaking over fence to say hello
    Image of a Reindeer in stalls at Ark Open Farm
    Image of playground area at Ark Open Farm
    Photo of winding path that take you to the Fairy Trail and Jurassic Ark at the Ark Open Farm

    Newtownards

    Address

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

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9182 0445

    Type

    Type:

    Nature and Wildlife

    The Ark Open Farm is a fantastic family day out; the farm itself is set in 40 acres of beautiful countryside between Newtownards and Bangor. It’s home to a huge selection of farm animals and some that are a little more exotic.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • Wifi
  4. a photograph of a room in an art gallery with a mannequin, a sculpture and art on the walls
    a photograph of the ards town hall
    a photograph of a room in an art gallery with a mannequin, a sculpture and art on the walls
    a photograph of the ards town hall

    Newtownards

    Address

    Ards Arts Centre, Town Hall, Newtownards, County Down, BT23 4NP

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9181 0803

    Type

    Type:

    Art Gallery

    The former Georgian House, now home of the Arts Centre, was designed in 1765. The ground floor was originally housed the market. On the east side of the central arch was a gaol which still exists.

  5. 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
  6. Photograph of the Movilla Abbey, grave stones and ruins

    Newtownards

    Address

    Movilla Road, Newtownards, County Down, BT23 8EZ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    Movilla Abbey, Methodist and Church of Ireland.

    As important as Bangor, Movilla was associated with Saint Finian of the 6th-century. As with many early monasteries, it was refounded as an Augustinian abbey in the Norman 12th century.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)
  7. A photo of the winter sun shining on Kiltonga Duck pond with Scrabo Tower in the background

    Newtownards

    Address

    Belfast Road, Newtownards, County Down, BT23 4TT

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9182 6846

    Type

    Type:

    Nature Trail

    In July 2000, Kiltonga Nature Reserve became the first site in the UK to be awarded BT Millennium Miles Status. Almost 1000 metres of walkway were upgraded to enable disabled access to the reserve.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

less than 5 miles

  1. 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
  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. 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
  4. External building of museum with adjoining Town Hall building in background
    External building main entrance to Museum
    Museum courtyard
    Visitors enjoying the cafe
    Stained glass window
    Sign displaying the words The Raven Maps
    The replica Monks cell
    Model bygone village
    Viking Helmet and shield
    Photo of the Viking gallery display within North Down Museum
    External building of museum with adjoining Town Hall building in background
    External building main entrance to Museum
    Museum courtyard
    Visitors enjoying the cafe
    Stained glass window
    Sign displaying the words The Raven Maps
    The replica Monks cell
    Model bygone village
    Viking Helmet and shield
    Photo of the Viking gallery display within North Down Museum

    Bangor

    Address

    North Down Museum, Town Hall, Bangor, Down, BT20 4BT

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9127 1200

    Type

    Type:

    Visitor Centres & Museums

    Visit North Down Museum to explore the fascinating saga of the North Down area from the Bronze Age to the present day. The Museum takes you on a journey through Early Christian heritage and the Vikings to Scottish Settlers and the Victorians.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • Wifi
  5. 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
  6. Photo of the side view of Bangor Castle (Bangor Town Hall) on a beautiful sunny day framed by flowers
    Photo showing North Down Museum opening sign with Town Hall in backdrop
    Photo of Town Hall/Bangor Castle in the sunshine framed by leafy tree branches
    Photo showing the embossed words Edward Ward 1852, the date the Town Hall was erected
    Image of the Town Hall and front gardens in red, pink and yellow bloom
    Photo of the side view of Bangor Castle (Bangor Town Hall) on a beautiful sunny day framed by flowers
    Photo showing North Down Museum opening sign with Town Hall in backdrop
    Photo of Town Hall/Bangor Castle in the sunshine framed by leafy tree branches
    Photo showing the embossed words Edward Ward 1852, the date the Town Hall was erected
    Image of the Town Hall and front gardens in red, pink and yellow bloom

    Bangor

    Address

    Castle Park Avenue, Bangor, County Down, BT20 4BT

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 300 013 3333

    Type

    Type:

    Public Park

    This impressive building was built for the Hon Robert Edward Ward and his family in 1852. It is presently the headquarters of Ards and North Down Borough Council who use the mansions spectacular grand salon as the council chamber.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  7. 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
  8. a photograph of a group of people standing next to a lake
    an image of a path
    a photo of a group of people walking on a path
    a photograph of a group of people standing next to a lake
    an image of a path
    a photo of a group of people walking on a path

    Bangor

    Address

    Close to Signal Business Growth Centre, Innotec Drive, Bangor, County Down, BT19 7PG

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9045 4094

    Type

    Type:

    Nature and Wildlife

    Accesible to all and perfect for a family stroll while looking at the local flora and fauna the area is maintained by Ulster Wildlife.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Dogs accepted by arrangement

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  9. Photo of the Church from the car park, showing the entrance gates and arch way leading to the front doors of the church
    Black and white photo of from the alter of the church showing the Bible and lit candlesticks overlooking the pews
    A photo showing the beautiful colours of a stained glass window reflecting on the church floor
    Image of the Clock tower of the church
    A close up photo of one of the stone entrance pillars to the church with the names Thomas Andrews and Ja Lemont, eighteenth century churchwardens,
    Photo of the Church from the car park, showing the entrance gates and arch way leading to the front doors of the church
    Black and white photo of from the alter of the church showing the Bible and lit candlesticks overlooking the pews
    A photo showing the beautiful colours of a stained glass window reflecting on the church floor
    Image of the Clock tower of the church
    A close up photo of one of the stone entrance pillars to the church with the names Thomas Andrews and Ja Lemont, eighteenth century churchwardens,

    Comber

    Address

    St Mary's Parish Church, The Square, Comber, Co Down, BT23 5DU

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9187 3963

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    St Mary’s Parish Church stands on the site of a Cistercian Abbey built in 1199. It was of similar size and architecture to the one in Greyabbey and survived until 1543 when it was closed by order of Henry VIII. The present church dates from 1840.

  10. Photo of the Rollo Gillespie Monument standing tall in the centre of Comber Square
    Photo of the Comber Andrews-Titanic Trail information board that sits in Comber Square
    Photo of a more close up view of the Rollo Gillespie monument
    Photo of the Rollo Gillespie Monument standing tall in the centre of Comber Square
    Photo of the Comber Andrews-Titanic Trail information board that sits in Comber Square
    Photo of a more close up view of the Rollo Gillespie monument

    Comber

    Address

    Comber Square, Comber, County Down, BT23 5DX

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9182 6846

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    Situated in The Square in Comber, it was erected in 1845 to commemorate the bravery of Major General Robert 'Rollo' Gillespie born in the town in 1766. A list of his battles can be found on the sides of the pillar.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)
  11. 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
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