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

Tour departs Town Hall/Ards Arts Centre, Conway Square, High Street, Newtownards, County Down, BT23 4NP
Photo of Market Cross in the heart of Newtownards town


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


Start the New Year off on the right foot, by exploring the rich and varied history of Newtownards.

The tour, guided by expert Paul Whitla, will take you on a journey through time, visiting the Medieval plantation and learning about Georgian periods, discovering  many interesting and exciting stories,including those of John de Courcy and Oliver Cromwell. Immerse yourself in the  history of Newtownards - one of the oldest settlements in Northern Ireland! 

Things to note
Tour departs on foot from the Town Hall/Ards Arts Centre, Conway Square.
Children are welcome, ticket applicable. No concessions.
U18's must be accompanied by at least one paying adult.
Easy pace 1 hour walking tour without inclines.
Walking shoes and warm coat advisable.

Easy pace 1 hour walking tour without inclines.

Terms and conditions
Terms and Conditions apply.

Getting there
By car: From Belfast follow A 20 to Newtownards Town Centre.  Pay and Display parking available at Mill Street, West Street and South Street/Court Street Car Parks.
By public transport: From Belfast Ulsterbus service no 5 to Newtownards. *Please note a reduced service might apply on New Year's Day.  See Translink for timetable.



Online booking fee applies.

All details subject to change.

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Ticket£6.00 per ticket

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2pm-4pm (1 Jan 2024)

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