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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 Donaghadee lighthouse and boats tied in the harbour
    A photograph of Donaghadee lifeboat orange in colour moored in the water in front of donaghadee lighthouse
    Image of Donaghadee lighthouse and boats tied in the harbour
    A photograph of Donaghadee lifeboat orange in colour moored in the water in front of donaghadee lighthouse

    Newtownards

    Address

    Ards Visitor Information Centre, 31 Regent Street, Newtownards, County Down, BT23 4AD

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9182 6846

    Type

    Type:

    Beach

    Donaghadee lies on the Irish Sea coast and as such is popular with water enthusiasts, anglers and those who simply like to be beside the seaside.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  3. 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 the side exterior of the gallery building covered with a lush display of ivy
    Photo of the side exterior of the gallery building covered with a lush display of ivy

    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
  3. 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

    Awards

    • Visit Britain We're Good to Go 2021We're Good to Go

    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.

  4. 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
  5. 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

    Awards

    • Visit Britain We're Good to Go 2021We're Good to Go

    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
  6. 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
  7. 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)
  8. 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. 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

    Awards

    • Visit Britain We're Good to Go 2021We're Good to Go

    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
  2. Photo of the formal gardens in colourful bloom at Mount Stewart with the Estate House in the background
    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
    Close up photo of white round flower heads in bloom within the formal gardens of Mount Stewart
    Image of the front of the Mount Stewart Estate House
    Image of the formal dining room inside of the Mount Stewart Estate House
    Photo of the formal gardens in colourful bloom at Mount Stewart with the Estate House in the background
    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
    Close up photo of white round flower heads in bloom within the formal gardens of Mount Stewart
    Image of the front of the Mount Stewart Estate House
    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

    Awards

    • Visit Britain We're Good to Go 2021We're Good to Go

    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 accepted by arrangement

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • Wifi
  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. 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)
  5. Photo of the Monks Hut set within it's own courtyard of North Down Museum
    Image of the external building of North Down Museum a the front entrance mid summer
    Photo of the Viking gallery display within North Down Museum
    Photo of the Monks Hut set within it's own courtyard of North Down Museum
    Image of the external building of North Down Museum a the front entrance mid summer
    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

    Awards

    • Visit Britain We're Good to Go 2021We're Good to Go

    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
  6. 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
  7. 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.

  8. a photograph of the exterior of the church

    Comber

    Address

    The Manse, 15 Windmill Hill, Comber, County Down, BT23 5WH

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9187 2265

    Type

    Type:

    Churches & Sacred Sites

    Comber Non-Subscribing Presbyterian Church was built on a site donated by James Andrews and the stained glass windows in the church depict family members. Members of the Andrews' family are also buried in the graveyard.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  9. 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
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