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  1. A collage of photos highlighting particularly romantic spots for walks in the borough

    Enjoy some quality time with your nearest and dearest, let us guide you to some of the loveliest locations in the borough…

  2. A heart shape in a tree trunk

    Take an afternoon, or better still, make it a getaway, just the two of you and spend time together in Ards and North Down.

  3. Spirits and chocolate
    Spirits & Chocolate tasting, truffle making experience. You will also learn to make your own chocolate truffles guided by Geri, The Chocolate Manor’s own Chocolatier.
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      An exclusive experience at Eden on a Sunday afternoon....
      1. Galentine's Afternoon Tea
        Afternoon Tea & Mamma Mia movie
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          In honour of St Valentine, join experienced willow crafter, Heather McDermott to weave a large willow, heart sculpture (and some smaller hearts , if time permits) to decorate your garden or home..
          1. Numerous Jewellery Making groups smiling and pulling funny faces after finishing their jewellery making course in Ruth the goldsmiths studio in Holywo
            This VIP experience combines jewellery making with the warmest of Northern Irish welcomes. Guided by our goldsmith Ruth, each person will make their own piece of silver or copper jewellery and then enjoy hosted relaxing time afterwards in our tranquil setting overlooking Belfast Lough.
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          2. Offers
            Everyone loves a special offer, we love getting them ourselves, but we also love sharing them with others, have a look at some of our current offers to tempt you in Ards and North Down...
          3. February Events
            Find out what's happening in Ards and North Down this February.
          More to see and do over Valentine's
          1. The Giant Experience Collection
            Ards and North Down features as part of Discover Northern Ireland’s collection of Giant Experiences. Meet the locals and truly immerse yourself in this beautiful place.
          2. A person receiving a hot stone massage in a spa setting

            Restore your wellbeing and immerse yourself in our place; nestled amongst our beautiful scenery, enjoy a spa break in one of our specialised accommodation's waiting to welcome you.

          3. Mount Stewart House
            Mount Stewart is a stunning estate in the beautiful scenic area of Strangford Lough. The Formal Gardens are ranked as one of the top ten in the world and the within the house there are collections of national and international significance.
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              Here you'll find the largest collection of ducks, geese and swans in Northern Ireland, as well as a gallery, café, woodland walks, sensory garden, events and activities, free parking, and a picnic area.
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            2. a boy and his dad looking at a sea creature in the tank
              Enjoy a diver's view of marine life from around the world without getting wet. An underwater Tunnel Experience, friendly sharks and a Dwarfcrocodile, a Waddle of Penguins, all star in Northern Ireland’s only aquarium and seal rehabilitation centre.
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            3. Scrabo Tower at dusk
              At the top of Scrabo Hill, overlooking Strangford Lough and the whole of North Down, is Scrabo Tower. The tower, which was built in 1857, is one of Northern Ireland’s best known landmarks and the views from the top are spectacular.
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                Eden Pottery's studio, shop and café are set in the countryside of Ards Peninsula, surrounded by fields, with Strangford Lough on one side and beaches and the seaside on the other. You can come along and create your own masterpiece in the studio.
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                  Our arts centre features a working pottery with an in house potter, pottery for sale, arts classes and activities for children. While our Café offers delicious artisan wood fired pizza, sharing deli boards and a range of sweet treats.
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