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  1. Group of 5 adults on paddle boards on Strangford Lough.
    group of 4 adults on paddle boards
    Group of 4 young people waving goodbye to owner Tracey standing in doorway of cottage
    Group of 5 adults on paddle boards on Strangford Lough.
    group of 4 adults on paddle boards
    Group of 4 young people waving goodbye to owner Tracey standing in doorway of cottage

    Killinchy

    Address

    52A Ballyorran Road, Killinchy, County Down, BT23 6UD

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 7711 484 850

    Price

    Price £55.00 Per Ticket

    Type

    Type:

    Food & Drink

    A combined soft adventure and food experience on Strangford Lough

    Dates

    From:
    10 Mar 2022to18 Sept 2022

    Price

    Price £55.00 Per Ticket

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • Car parking
  2. couple in kitchen with Tracey making bread.
    Tracey standing outside the front entrance of her home holding homemade soda bread
    Tracey standing at the porch entrance of her Farmhouse Kitchen
    A group enjoying fresh baked goods and tea around the table
    An image of a large group of people sat around a long table enjoying homemade treat
    An image of two gentlemen learning the art of baking
    A group of all ages poses with their homemade baked goods outside on a sunny day
    A group of four ladies pose for the photo whilst making soda bread
    A couple pose with their freshly made soda bread
    A lady and young girl pose beside their soda bread baking on the griddle
    couple in kitchen with Tracey making bread.
    Tracey standing outside the front entrance of her home holding homemade soda bread
    Tracey standing at the porch entrance of her Farmhouse Kitchen
    A group enjoying fresh baked goods and tea around the table
    An image of a large group of people sat around a long table enjoying homemade treat
    An image of two gentlemen learning the art of baking
    A group of all ages poses with their homemade baked goods outside on a sunny day
    A group of four ladies pose for the photo whilst making soda bread
    A couple pose with their freshly made soda bread
    A lady and young girl pose beside their soda bread baking on the griddle

    Killinchy

    Address

    52A Ballyorran Road, Killinchy, County Down, BT23 6UD

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 7711 484 850

    Price

    Price £50.00 Per Ticket

    Type

    Type:

    Food & Drink

    Join me in my Farmhouse kitchen on the shores of Strangford Lough. You will be warmly welcomed to my home where my homemade buttermilk soda bannock awaits with some local brew tea or coffee. Then - aprons on and you will make a variety of…

    Dates

    From:
    13 Apr 2022to15 Dec 2022

    Price

    Price £50.00 Per Ticket

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • Car parking
  3. an aerial photo of portaferry
    Photo on a bright day of the Strangford Ferry with Windmill Hill and Portaferry in the backdrop
    an aerial photo of portaferry
    Photo on a bright day of the Strangford Ferry with Windmill Hill and Portaferry in the backdrop

    Portaferry

    Address

    Maritime Heritage Visitor Centre, The Rope Walk, Portaferry, County Down, BT22 1NZ

    Telephone

    028 9182 6846

    Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    The Portaferry and Strangford Trust (PAST) present 'The Vikings on Strangford Lough', an exhibition at The Ropewalk Maritime Heritage Visitor Centre. This free exhibit will display images and various artefacts highlighting local stories about the…

    Dates

    From:
    15 Apr 2022to30 Sept 2022
  4. Two ladies with small torches melting down some gold in contemporary studio
    One lady hammering a ring on a ring mandrel, being supervised by a goldsmith with her googles on.  both ladies smiling and looking like they are havin
    Two ladies with small torches melting down some gold in contemporary studio
    One lady hammering a ring on a ring mandrel, being supervised by a goldsmith with her googles on.  both ladies smiling and looking like they are havin

    Holywood

    Address

    Holywood, County Down, BT180NJ

    Telephone

    07879698286

    Type

    Type:

    Workshop

    Guided Jewellery Making Workshops in a working Goldsmiths studio followed by some quality relaxation time sampling locally made cheeses, chutneys, crackers and sipping on non alcoholic gin before leaving with your stunning jewellery creation. No…

    Dates

    From:
    10 May 2022to4 Oct 2022
  5. Lady and Girl Overlooking Panoramic  View of Belfast Lough from Inside House with Jewellery by You Gift Bags in Hand
    Man and Two Ladies Creating Jewellery in a Goldsmiths Workshop, Everyone is Smiling
    Two Ladies Melting Down Some Silver Using Torches
    Mother and Daughter in Igloo with goldsmith enjoying drinks and a chat whilst girl toasts marshmallows over fire pit
    Lady and Girl Overlooking Panoramic  View of Belfast Lough from Inside House with Jewellery by You Gift Bags in Hand
    Man and Two Ladies Creating Jewellery in a Goldsmiths Workshop, Everyone is Smiling
    Two Ladies Melting Down Some Silver Using Torches
    Mother and Daughter in Igloo with goldsmith enjoying drinks and a chat whilst girl toasts marshmallows over fire pit

    Holywood

    Address

    Holywood, County Down, BT18 0NJ

    Telephone

    07879698286

    Type

    Type:

    Workshop

    This experience combines jewellery making with the warmest of North Down welcomes. Guided by our goldsmith Ruth, each person will make their own piece of silver or copper jewellery.

    Dates

    From:
    10 May 2022to4 Oct 2022

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • Car parking

    Facilities

    Accessibility

    • Ramp / Level Access

    Facilities

    Establishment Features

    • Wi-fi available
  6. two smiling men holding an accordion and a guitar

    Portaferry

    Address

    Portico of Ards, Steel Dickson Avenue, Portaferry, County Down, BT22 1LE

    Telephone

    028 4272 8808

    Type

    Type:

    Live Music

    This event has been rescheduled from Sunday 27 March at 3pm to Saturday 2 July 2022, 7.30-9.45pm.

    Dates

    From:
    2 July 2022
  7. Paddleboarders of all ages standing with boards and paddles back from a session on the waters of Ballymoran Bay
    Four Paddleboarders walking along a path carrying a paddleboard
    Four paddleboarders on the water sharing a board
    Tracey cooking pizza in her garden pizza oven
    Tracey making pizzas ready to go into her garden pizza oven
    Tracey serving up pizza, tea and more treats to her paddle boarding guests
    Photo of a treat filled table including pizza, tea pots and more
    Four paddleboarders sharing a board, two of them jumping into the water
    Photo of a boy holding a freshly baked pizza
    Paddleboarders of all ages standing with boards and paddles back from a session on the waters of Ballymoran Bay
    Four Paddleboarders walking along a path carrying a paddleboard
    Four paddleboarders on the water sharing a board
    Tracey cooking pizza in her garden pizza oven
    Tracey making pizzas ready to go into her garden pizza oven
    Tracey serving up pizza, tea and more treats to her paddle boarding guests
    Photo of a treat filled table including pizza, tea pots and more
    Four paddleboarders sharing a board, two of them jumping into the water
    Photo of a boy holding a freshly baked pizza

    Killinchy

    Address

    52A Ballyorran Road, Killinchy, County Down, BT23 6UD

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 7711 484 850

    Price

    Price £55.00 Per Ticket

    Type

    Type:

    Food & Drink

    Paddle board in Strangford then enjoy a homemade stone fired pizza

    Dates

    From:
    2 July 2022Open 15:00 - 18:00
    From:
    16 July 2022Open 15:00 - 18:00
    From:
    30 July 2022Open 14:30 - 17:30

    Price

    Price £55.00 Per Ticket

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • Car parking
  8. Images promoting the two Walled Garden theatre events - Awful Auntie and Twelfth Night

    Bangor

    Address

    Bangor Castle Walled Garden, Castle Park Avenue, Bangor, County Down, BT20 4BT

    Telephone

    028 9127 1200

    Price

    Price £8.00 Per Ticket

    Type

    Type:

    Theatre

    Heartbreak Productions presents David Walliams' 'Awful Auntie' in the beautiful grounds of Bangor Castle Walled Garden. The story goes that Stella Saxby became an orphan after her parents were killed in a car crash in 1933, leaving her in the…

    Dates

    From:
    5 July 2022
    From:
    6 July 2022

    Price

    Price £8.00 Per Ticket
  9. a photo of a boy digging a hole at the beach

    Millisle

    Address

    Meeting Point - The Pirate Ship, Millisle Beach, Ballywalter Road, Millisle, County Down, BT22 2HS

    Type

    Type:

    Walking

    Join Dot on a beachcombing adventure. Uncover the numerous types of sea creatures ,who live on the shores of the park, and discover what salty treats they like to eat!

    Dates

    From:
    6 July 2022
  10. Images promoting the two Walled Garden theatre events - Awful Auntie and Twelfth Night

    Bangor

    Address

    Bangor Castle Walled Garden, Castle Park Avenue, Bangor, BT20 4BT

    Telephone

    028 9127 1200

    Price

    Price £12.00 Per Ticket

    Type

    Type:

    Theatre

    Heartbreak Productions presents Shakespeare's Twelfth Night in the beautiful surrounds of Bangor Castle Walled Garden. This is Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night as you’ve never seen it before! Adapted for today’s reality-tv focused audiences, this outdoor…

    Dates

    From:
    7 July 2022
    From:
    8 July 2022

    Price

    Price £12.00 Per Ticket
  11. a woman and a man creating jewellery

    Holywood

    Address

    Holywood, Down

    Telephone

    07879698286

    Type

    Type:

    Arts

    Be guided by local goldsmith Ruth as you embrace the change in the season at this wonderful workshop in the Holywood hills. Using dried flowers, twigs or leaves that have been gathered and dried in this region, you will create a lovely pendant to…

    Dates

    From:
    8 July 2022
  12. a photo of a brown cow sitting in a field

    Newtownards

    Address

    84A Newtownards Road, Greyabbey, Newtownards, County Down, BT22 2QJ

    Type

    Type:

    Nature

    Have you ever wondered what it takes to get a Dexter Cow ready to show? Now you can be part of it in this fabulous hands-on experience. Let The Alexander Family welcome you to their farm in the heart of Greyabbey on the shores of Strangford Lough to…

    Dates

    From:
    16 July 2022
  13. a photo of a cow

    Newtownards

    Address

    84A Newtownards Road, Greyabbey, Newtownards, County Down, BT22 2QJ

    Type

    Type:

    Nature

    Meet the Alexander family and their herd of Dexter Cows. This farm walk will allow visitors to learn about sustainable farming right on the shores of Strangford Lough.

    Dates

    From:
    17 July 2022
  14. A photo of violinist Dušica Mladenovic and composer and pianist Ian Wilson beside each other, smiling for the photo

    Portaferry

    Address

    Portico of Ards, Steel Dickson Avenue, Portaferry, County Down, BT22 1LE

    Telephone

    028 4272 8808

    Price

    Price £20.00 Per Ticket

    Type

    Type:

    Classical Music

    The Mladenović-Wilson duo brings together an outstanding Serbian violinist with one of Ireland’s leading composers, also a pianist in his own right.

    Dates

    From:
    17 July 2022

    Price

    Price £20.00 Per Ticket
  15. portaferry ferry

    Portaferry

    Address

    Meeting Point - The Portaferry Hotel, 10 The Strand, Portaferry, County Down, BT22 1PE

    Type

    Type:

    Walking

    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…

    Dates

    From:
    17 July 2022
  16. Walled Garden Helen's Bay main house

    Bangor

    Address

    47 Craigdarragh Road, Helens Bay, Bangor, County Down, BT19 1UB

    Type

    Type:

    Walking

    A photography workshop under the guidance of professional photographer Paul Moane, Aurora PA.

    Dates

    From:
    22 July 2022
  17. A photo of a man on a paddleboard

    Address

    TBC (This is the surprise!), North Down

    Telephone

    07984798388

    Type

    Type:

    Easter Events

    A paddleboard session to enjoy the sunrise. Location will be chosen to maximise your experience and will be revealed 24 hours before but will be in North Down.

    Dates

    From:
    23 July 2022
  18. a photo of a kayak

    Killinchy

    Address

    Green Boat Shed, Whiterock, Killinchy, County Down, BT23 6PY

    Type

    Type:

    Sporting Event

    Paddle Back in Time on a kayaking adventure to Mahee Island and follow the traditional smuggling route undertaken by Daft Eddie and the Merry Hearts. Listen to tall tales, history and folklore while soaking in the beauty of Strangford Lough. 

    Dates

    From:
    30 July 2022
  19. a photo of a boat on the water

    Bangor

    Address

    Meeting Point - The Jetty, Pickie Funpark, Bangor, County Down, BT20 5AG

    Type

    Type:

    Tour

    Brian Meharg, author of the children's book, "Jenny Watt's Legend" and Skipper of the Ocean Crest, invites you on board to hear the story of the infamous smuggler, Jenny Watt, while cruising to the cave where she hid in Bangor Bay. Why not make a…

    Dates

    From:
    31 July 2022
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