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Historical Guided Walk Portaferry - Experience Ards and North Down 2022

Meeting Point - The Portaferry Hotel, 10 The Strand, Portaferry, County Down, BT22 1PE
A photo of the picturesque view of Portaferry town from Strangford Lough. The Strangford Ferry is in the shot.


Part of Experience Ards and North Down 2022. Click here to see the full programme.

Following the sad news of the death of the sovereign Queen Elizabeth II, all Council-run events and Council/Committee meetings will be cancelled/rescheduled until the end of the mourning period on 20 September. 

The Historical Guided Walk of Portaferry is rescheduled from 18 September until Sunday 9 October. All ticketholders will be contacted directly. 

Alternative date available: 17 July 2022

Right at the tip of the Ards Peninsula, on the shores of Strangford Lough, you will find Portaferry, a small fishing town, full of charm. On this walk you will learn about the amazing maritime heritage of Portaferry, and hear stories of the colourful characters who shaped the development of the town, through the centuries. 

All children must be accompanied by an adult and pay full price ticket cost | Tour covers uneven ground. Suitable footwear is advisable | Relevant Covid-19 restrictions, at the time of the tour, will be included in tour information.

Tickets close 24 hours prior to event.

Full terms and conditions apply, go to Terms and Conditions page

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Ticket£6.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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