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  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. 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
  3. View from the Coastal Path from Stricklands Glen direction coming into Bangor town
    Photo on a cool day overlooking the area where Stricklands Glen meets the Coastal Path
    View from the Coastal Path from Stricklands Glen direction coming into Bangor town
    Photo on a cool day overlooking the area where Stricklands Glen meets the Coastal Path

    Bangor

    Address

    Bryansburn Road, Bangor, County Down, BT20 3SU

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9127 0069

    Type

    Type:

    Nature and Wildlife

    An enchanting park leading onto the North Down Coastal Path.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  4. Photo of walkway through leafy Castle Park
    Image of a walkway and woodland steps surrounded by leafy green trees and pink flowers
    Photo showing North Down Museum opening sign with Town Hall in backdrop
    Photo of Bangor Castle Walled Garden arches and flowers. The Garden is located within Castle Park grounds.
    Photo showing the embossed words Edward Ward 1852, the date the Town Hall was erected
    Photo of Town Hall/Bangor Castle in the sunshine framed by leafy tree branches
    Photo of walkway through leafy Castle Park
    Image of a walkway and woodland steps surrounded by leafy green trees and pink flowers
    Photo showing North Down Museum opening sign with Town Hall in backdrop
    Photo of Bangor Castle Walled Garden arches and flowers. The Garden is located within Castle Park grounds.
    Photo showing the embossed words Edward Ward 1852, the date the Town Hall was erected
    Photo of Town Hall/Bangor Castle in the sunshine framed by leafy tree branches

    Bangor

    Address

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

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9127 0069

    Type

    Type:

    Nature and Wildlife

    Stroll through this beautiful wooded wonderland which is an exhilarating experience throughout the seasons.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Dogs accepted by arrangement

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  5. Image of the front of Bangor Abbey on a bright sunny day
    a photo of the inside of bangor abbey church
    Bangor Abbey photographed from the graveyard side on a bright winters day
    Image of the front of Bangor Abbey on a bright sunny day
    a photo of the inside of bangor abbey church
    Bangor Abbey photographed from the graveyard side on a bright winters day

    Bangor

    Address

    1 St. Malachy's Way, Bangor, County Down, BT20 4JE

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9127 0069

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    Founded in 558AD the main body of the building dates from 1830's, the tower from 15th century and steeple dates around 1693. Interesting gravestones include a memorial to the assistant surgeon of the Titanic, local man John Edward Simpson.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

less 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 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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)
  7. 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
  8. Photo of the side exterior of the gallery building covered with a lush display of ivy
    The Battletown Gallery logo
    Photo of the side exterior of the gallery building covered with a lush display of ivy
    The Battletown Gallery logo

    Newtownards

    Address

    90 Bowtown Road, Newtownards, County Down, BT23 8SL

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9181 2626

    Type

    Type:

    Art Gallery

    The gallery seeks to promote quality irish art in a relaxed atmosphere and displays a varied range of work. With emphasis on quality and innovative work, the gallery showcases both contemporary and semi-traditional styles.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  9. A photograph of boats in the water at the harbour
    An image of the Groomsport Information sign
    A close up photo of Cockle Row Cottages in Groomsport with a sense of location beside the harbour
    A photo of the view of Groomsport Harbour which featured a number of boats moored in the bay
    A photo of Cockle Row Cottages taken from a distance to include the seasonal paddling pool in shot on a bright sunny day
    A photo of a boat sculpture set within a garden display located on grassland beside the seafront area
    A photograph of boats in the water at the harbour
    An image of the Groomsport Information sign
    A close up photo of Cockle Row Cottages in Groomsport with a sense of location beside the harbour
    A photo of the view of Groomsport Harbour which featured a number of boats moored in the bay
    A photo of Cockle Row Cottages taken from a distance to include the seasonal paddling pool in shot on a bright sunny day
    A photo of a boat sculpture set within a garden display located on grassland beside the seafront area

    Groomsport

    Address

    Groomsport Harbour, Groomsport, County Down, BT19 6JP

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9127 0069

    Type

    Type:

    Visitor Centres & Museums

    Located by the Harbour you will find Cockle Row Cottages which house displays of tourist and heritage information and local crafts in an authentic 1910 atmosphere.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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)
  15. Photo of the inside of the gallery showing seating area and paintings on display for sale
    Close up image of one of Terry Bradley's paintings showing a woman downcaste with red lips, flower in hair. Very colourful
    Photo of artist Terry Bradley seated on couch in front of three of his paintings hanging on display
    Close up photo of Terry Bradley art, a group pf men in hats
    Close up image of one of artist Terry Bradley's stunning  paintings, this one is of a woman's face in black and white
    Close up of a image of one of artist Terry Bradleys paintings of a woman's face, with rouged lips and a rose of the same colour in her hair
    Close up photo of one of artist Terry Bradleys paintings. This one is of a woman holding a drink, with two men in the background
    Photo of the inside of the gallery showing seating area and paintings on display for sale
    Close up image of one of Terry Bradley's paintings showing a woman downcaste with red lips, flower in hair. Very colourful
    Photo of artist Terry Bradley seated on couch in front of three of his paintings hanging on display
    Close up photo of Terry Bradley art, a group pf men in hats
    Close up image of one of artist Terry Bradley's stunning  paintings, this one is of a woman's face in black and white
    Close up of a image of one of artist Terry Bradleys paintings of a woman's face, with rouged lips and a rose of the same colour in her hair
    Close up photo of one of artist Terry Bradleys paintings. This one is of a woman holding a drink, with two men in the background

    Bangor

    Address

    105-107 High Street, Bangor, County Down, BT20 5BD

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9147 3508

    Type

    Type:

    Art Gallery

    Destination spot for Terry Bradley collectors and art enthusiasts from across the globe. Whether you are passing through or spending the day on the beautiful Peninsula, be sure to pop in and experience all that Bradley Art has to offer.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Dogs accepted by arrangement

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • Wifi
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