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New Year's Day Guided Walk Donaghadee - Experience AND 2023

Tour departs from Donaghadee Harbour, The Parade, Donaghadee, County Down, BT21 0HF
image of lighthouse and pier with sunset over the water in the background.


Part of Experience Ards and North Down 2023. Click here to see the full programme. 


Start the New Year off on the right foot. Build up an appetite for NYD lunch!

The stunning seaside town of Donaghadee featured in the BBC “Hope Street” television series, is the nearest port to Scotland, and boasts a rich maritime history. Immerse yourself in stories from 1600 to the present day. Learn about The Sir Samuel Kelly Lifeboat, the crew of which rescued survivors from the MV Princess Victoria in 1953. You will also explore the history of the nearby Moat and streets and churches in the town. The tour will be guided by Dr Robert Neill.

Things to note
Tour departs on foot from Donaghadee Harbour.
Children are welcome, ticket applicable. No concessions.
U18's must be accompanied by at least one paying adult.
Easy pace 2hr 30mins walking tour with some inclines and steep hill to the Moat.
Walking shoes and warm coat are advisable.

Avoid the online booking fee and purchase your tickets directly from our Visitor Information Centre team on 028 9127 0069 or 028 9182 6846.

Mostly accessible however does include some inclines and steep hill to the Moat during the 2hr 30min duration of walk.

Terms and conditions
Terms and Conditions apply.


Getting there
By car: from Belfast follow the A2 to Donaghadee. Parking is available in Railway Street Car Park.
By public transport: Ulsterbus Service No 7 to Donaghadee.  See Translink for timetable  *Please note reduced service may apply on New Year's Day.



Online booking fee applies.

All details subject to change.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Ticket£6.00 per ticket

No concessions.
Online booking fee applies. Avoid the online booking fee and purchase your tickets directly from our Visitor Information Centre team on 028 9127 0069 or 028 9182 6846.

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10.30am-1pm (1 Jan 2024)

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