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  1. A father and son looking at a train exhibit at Ulster Transport Museum, Cultra

    Men are notoriously hard to buy for but this Father’s Day, Sunday 16 June 2024, we have the ultimate gift guide! With unique experiences for all types of enthusiasts, eateries for all taste palettes and an array of local makers and shops, you won’t fall short of getting something your Dad is sure to thoroughly enjoy…

  2. Offers
    Everyone loves a special offer, we love getting them ourselves, but we also love sharing them with others, have a look at some of our current offers to tempt you in Ards and North Down...
  3. Can you tell your Buttercups from your Daises? Learn how to identify wildflowers in this full day workshop with the BSBI (Botanical Society for Britain and Ireland)
    1. View of Bangor harbour and Marina from Coastal path
      **This would make a great Father's Day gift!** Step aboard the Ocean Crest, Skipper Brian Meharg will navigate Bangor's beautiful coastline while telling you some salty tales. Then sit back, relax and be entertained by local musicians, Clanreagh.
      1. Fathers Day Bushcraft
        Canoe Bushcraft is a canoeing & survival skills experience.
        1. Electric Picnic
          Take a guided electric bike around the shoreline of stunning Strangford Lough, with a stop for an artisan picnic en route.
          1. 23 Jun 2024
          2. 7 Jul 2024
          3. 4 Aug 2024
        2. William Fox organist
          Come along and hear William perform in this beautiful venue in Portaferry, the Portico of Ards
          1. An aerial photo of portaferry with sold out note
            This experience is now sold out. Immerse yourself in the tranquil surroundings of Strangford Lough on board the St Brendan. Cruise between the islands and inlets of this area of outstanding beauty while being entertained by stories of pagan folklore and enjoy traditional Irish music by Clanreagh, as you celebrate midsummer, on this the longest day of the year!
            1. 20 Jun 2024
          2. Quiz night at The Copeland Distillery
            Come and join the team at the Copeland Distillery for a quiz night hosted by the amazing Ginger Pete!
            1. 21 Jun 2024
          3. Artist Jenni Robinson
            Join local landscape artist Jenni Robinson for an immersive day of art, based around the beautiful Walled Garden in Bangor.
            1. 22 Jun 2024
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          1. June Events
            Find out what's on in June in Ards and North Down. Within an hour of the bustling city of Belfast, Ards and North Down is a region brimming with creativity, we welcome you to celebrate with us; our maritime heritage, creatives, musicians and food – be entertained and inspired.
          2. Breweries & Distilleries
            In Ards and North Down we are lucky to be home to two distilleries who have really come to the forefront in their field in recent years, Copeland Distillery, Donaghadee and Echlinville Distillery, Ards Peninsula, as well as many local brewers of craft beers.
          3. Food and Drink Trails and Tours
            Tantalise your tastebuds with these food and drink orientated trails and tours.
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