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Mermaid Tales with Kiri Cottage - Kircubbin

Kiri Cottage Crafts, Kiri Cottage, 6 Loughdoo Road, Ardkeen, County Down, BT22 1HJ
Ariel view - Strangford Lough, home of the Mahee Island Mermaid


This event is organised by Kiri Cottage Crafts.

Did you know that a mermaid lived in Strangford Lough, many years ago? She lived close to Mahee Island and used to sing to the monks in the local monastery, luring them out sea.

Come along to this relaxing workshop and find out more about this tale, and through more stories and fun crafts you might even find your own 'inner mermaid.'

This will be a fun, creative workshop, no experience needed, and all equipment and materials will be provided.

Suitable for age 12+ and all under 18's to be accompanied by an adult.

There will be a maximum of 6 in the class – why not treat yourself and a friend?

Tea, coffee and homemade cakes or scones are included in the cost of the workshop, which is based at Kiri Cottage Crafts workshop, close to the shores of Strangford Lough.


Taste Summer in Ards and North Down Programme 

This event is taking place during Taste Summer in Ards and North Down, during which local providers are running lots of fabulous foodie activities. Find out more about everything happening across the borough as part of this celebration of local food and drink, view Taste Summer Programme.


Any queries?

This event is organised by Kiri Cottage Crafts., any queries please contact them direct via email at Please ensure that you read and understand all terms and conditions associated with this event as per Kiri Cottage Crafts. on booking.


Dietary requirements

Please ensure that you check with all members of your party regarding food allergies, intolerances, and dietary requirements prior to booking tickets. It is the responsibility of the ticketholder to inform a member of staff at the host venue about food allergies, intolerances and specific dietary requirements.  This must be done at least 1 week before the experience, but preferably at the time of booking, by contacting


Please note all events are subject to change.



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2pm - 5pm (30 June 2024)
10am - 1pm (14 July 2024)
2pm - 5pm (27 Aug 2024)

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Road Directions

From Newtownards, head towards Portaferry. you will drive through Greyabbey and Kircubbin. approximately 4 miles from Kircubbin, you will see Loughdoo Road on your left. pass the big house on the corner, the bungalow on your left and Kiri Cottage is the next house on your left.

Public Transport Directions

Public Transport to Portaferry is very infrequent, and not likely to match the times of the workshop. here is a link to the Belfast - Portaferry bus timetable

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