Across Ards and North Down Borough there are many historic sites from WW1 and WW2

In the global world wars, Ards and North Down played no small part, from preparations for the D-Day landing and POW camps to Air Force airstrips.

Many of these sites are open and available to the public, however some remain off the beaten track, are inaccessible as on private land so please check access permissions and terrain before visiting.

The Great Wars Trail Map will is an interactive map that will show you some of the most famous locations in Ards and North Down.

View the Great Wars Trail Map

-      Download the Great Wars Trail Map (PDF)

Download the GI Trail Map (PDF)

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  • Address Across Ards and North Down Visit your Local VIC for more information, Newtownards or Bangor
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