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Ards Peninsula Tours
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The Ards Peninsula is located in north eastern Ireland in the county of Down, its southern region is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) with stunning scenery throughout. It is a place apart in both a geographical and cultural sense.

If you are someone who enjoys spending time in natural, unspoilt landscapes and would like an authentic experience getting a sense of the essence of the area, its people, traditions and stories then a guided tour in the Ards Peninsula is for you.

Ards Peninsula Tours offers you an authentic and memorable experience in this beautiful peninsula. The walks/tours are designed for people who enjoy a good story and enjoy learning about the natural and historical landscape in areas undiscovered by most tourists. The walks will be at a relaxed pace over flat terrain to suits the requirements and needs of the group. Stunning scenery is all around you as you connect with the local wildlife and hear stories of maritime, economic and social history. Our group sizes are small so you can be sure of personal attention from the leader and a quality experience.

Your guide Brigid Watson is a qualified tour guide, very knowledgeable about this local region and has carefully selected and researched the most interesting and beautiful sites for you to visit. Brigid is passionate about nature, conservation and the environment. She offers Geo tours covering all aspects of the Ards Peninsula including social and maritime history, culture, geography, geology, environment and wildlife, Christian Heritage and more. Brigid is a Chartered Environmentalist and also has a joint honours degree in Geography and History from Queen’s University, Belfast

Brigid’s extensive experience as an educator and communicator allied with her knowledge of the landscape will guarantee a truly unique experience for visitors covering a range of topics from smuggling to sea-level change.

For full descriptions of each tour including starting points, please visit the Ards Peninsula Tours website - To book a tour, please call or email Brigid using the details provided.

Opening times

Wednesday - 11:00 - 12:30 Cloughey Village & Kirkistown Castle

Friday - 11:00 - 12:30 Portaferry, 13:30 - 15:00 Strangford Lough & Ballyhenry Island

Saturday - 11:00 - 12:30 Kearney National Trust Village & Quintin Castle, 13:30 - 14:30 Slanes Graveyard & Soutterain

Walks/tours available on other days/at other times by arrangement

Price list

90 minute tours - £15

60 minute tours - £10


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  • Family Discount
  • Groups Catered For
  • Suitable for Children
  • Prior Booking Required
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Ards Peninsula Tours

Slanes Point 38 Ardminnan Road
County Down
BT22 1QJ
Northern Ireland
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T: (07763) 898 074
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