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Spirits of the East Coast - Experience AND 2024

Tour departs from Grace Neill's bar and restaurant, 33 High Street, Donaghadee, County Down, BT21 0AH
A bottle of Copeland Gin with Donaghadee Lighthouse in the background, with an overlay of spooky themed graphics for Hallowe'en


Part of Experience Ards and North Down 2024. Click here to see the full programme. 


New tour for 2024!

Join Nicky Jones of Experience & Explore NI, on a spooky Halloween jaunt around Donaghadee. Hear some ghoulish tales as we wander through the haunted streets of the old harbour town. Settle your nerves post tour with a Copeland Gin cocktail, or a soft drink alternative, when you return to Grace Neill's, famed as Ireland's oldest pub, with its own spooky stories to tell!

Things to note
Meet in in front of Grace Neill's bar and restaurant,  33 High Street, Donaghadee, BT21 OAH.

Please dress for warmth and comfort as dictated by the weather.

Tour covers uneven ground and some inclines, please wear suitable footwear and dress for the weather.
Strictly over 18 yrs only.

Tickets close 24 hrs before.

Getting there

By Car: From Belfast follow A2 to Donaghadee Rd/High Bangor Rd/B21 in Bangor.  At Donaghadee Rd Roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Donaghadee Rd/High Bangor Rd/B21.  Follow the signs towards Donaghadee.  Follow A48 to The Parade. Grace Neill's is just a short walk away from the harbour, slightly uphill.

Car parking | Ards and North Down Borough Council

By Bus: See Translink NI website for bus departure and arrival times.


Tour covers uneven ground and some inclines, please wear suitable footwear and dress for the weather.                                                                   
This experience may not be suitable for wheelchair users / those with mobility issues - Please contact the Visitor Information Centre for more information.

Where practicable providers within the Experience Programme will aim to accommodate carers and be as inclusive as possible. With such a diverse range of activities, operated by a number of providers, it is necessary for this to be assessed on a case-by-case basis.
Please contact Bangor Visitor Information Centre on 028 9127 0069, and they will be able to address your enquiry.


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All details subject to change.


For more information on safe alcohol consumption, visit the Drink Aware website.

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7.30pm - 8.30pm (31 Oct 2024)

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