Ards and North Down has a rich history of Ulster-Scots heritage
History, Historical, Talks, Ulster, Scots, Scottish
Ards and North Down has a rich history of Ulster-Scots heritage with “the Founding Fathers of the Ulster-Scots”, James Hamilton and Hugh Montgomery arriving in the Ards and North Down in May 1606.
This marked the beginning of what would see a flood of thousands of Scottish tenants who were to transform the area forever.
Within the links below you will find a wealth of historical content on our Ulster-Scots history and how these settlers came to shape the area.
Ulster-Scots Biographies (PDF)
Ulster-Scots Ancestry (PDF)
Ards and North Down Ulster-Scots Audio Driving Tours: