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  1. The Alexander Family, owners of Ballyboley Dexters
    A tasting underway on the Echlinville distillery tour
    Monoprinting with Plants
    Views over Portaferry and Strangford Lough to Strangford, from Windmill Hill
    Trees with a string of lights in The Walled Garden Helen's Bay
    Sound Bathing
    The Alexander Family, owners of Ballyboley Dexters
    A tasting underway on the Echlinville distillery tour
    Monoprinting with Plants
    Views over Portaferry and Strangford Lough to Strangford, from Windmill Hill
    Trees with a string of lights in The Walled Garden Helen's Bay
    Sound Bathing

    Address

    Various Locations, Ards & North Down, BT20 5ED

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9127 0069

    Type

    Type:

    Entertainment

    Discover what Ards and North Down has to offer with a selection of fantastic experiences that allow you to explore fascinating places, enjoy delicious food and immerse yourself in the beauty of the Borough.

    Dates

    From:
    6 Apr 2023to1 Jan 2025
  2. Visitors sitting at the Life Through A Royal Lense Exhibition
    Life Through A Royal Lens at Hillsborough Castle
    Life Through A Royal Lens at Hillsborough Castle
    Life Through A Royal Lens at Hillsborough Castle
    Queen Elizabeth in Belfast
    Visitors sitting at the Life Through A Royal Lense Exhibition
    Life Through A Royal Lens at Hillsborough Castle
    Life Through A Royal Lens at Hillsborough Castle
    Life Through A Royal Lens at Hillsborough Castle
    Queen Elizabeth in Belfast

    Royal Hillsborough

    Address

    Hillsborough Castle, Royal Hillsborough, County Down, BT26 6GT

    Telephone

    0333 320 6000

    Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Discover Life Through a Royal Lens, Hillsborough Castle’s first  exhibition featuring a unique collection of Royal photography.

    Dates

    From:
    9 Mar 2024to27 Oct 2024
  3. Scarva

    Address

    Scarva Bandstand, Main Street, Scarva, County Down, BT63 6LS

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 3752 9600

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Concert

    Enjoy the free band concerts each Sunday until 29th September at Scarva Bandstand. Visit the award-winning floral Scarva village and enjoy a varied programme of summer band concerts adjacent to the Victorian style band stand.

    Dates

    From:
    7 Apr 2024to29 Sept 2024Various Opening Times

    Price

    Free
  4. Children running across a bridge in the summer sun at the wetlands.

    Comber

    Address

    WWT Castle Espie Wetland Centre, 78 Ballydrain Road, Comber, County Down, BT23 6EA

    Telephone

    02891874146

    Type

    Type:

    Family Fun

    Can you find the lost postcards, discover who wrote them, and work out where the world's animals are spending their summer holidays?

    Dates

    From:
    28 June 2024to1 Sept 2024Open 10:00 - 17:00

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  5. Seaside Revival, August
    Live music
    Stage set
    La Soiree En Blanc
    Crowds at Music in the Park, Sundays in July and August
    A band plays to the crowds at Music in the Park, Sundays in July and August
    Seaside Revival, August
    Live music
    Stage set
    La Soiree En Blanc
    Crowds at Music in the Park, Sundays in July and August
    A band plays to the crowds at Music in the Park, Sundays in July and August

    Bangor

    Address

    Bangor Castle Walled Garden, Bangor, County Down, BT20 4NB

    Type

    Type:

    Festival

    Open House Festival Bangor includes a programme of free and ticketed events during July and August. There'll be ticketed music, comedy, and film events at Bangor Castle Walled Garden and The Court House. Free events include Seaside Revival Vintage…

    Dates

    From:
    29 June 2024to31 Aug 2024
  6. Family with Peter Rabbit in front of Hillsborough Castle
    Image shows flowers in bloom at gardens of hillsborough castle with two children and an adult walking along
    Family with Peter Rabbit in front of Hillsborough Castle
    Image shows flowers in bloom at gardens of hillsborough castle with two children and an adult walking along

    Royal Hillsborough

    Address

    Hillsborough Castle and Gardens, Royal Hillsborough, Co Down, BT26 6TH

    Type

    Type:

    Family Fun

    Historic Royal Palaces is proud to present the Peter Rabbit™️ Adventure taking place at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens from the 29 June-01 September 2024. The Peter Rabbit™️ Adventure allows visitors to discover 100 acres of family fun with Peter…

    Dates

    From:
    29 June 2024to1 Sept 2024
  7. Family sitting on grass in front of Hillsborough Castle
    Gardens of Hillsborough Castle with the castle in the background
    Family sitting on grass in front of Hillsborough Castle
    Gardens of Hillsborough Castle with the castle in the background

    Royal Hillsborough

    Address

    Hillsborough Castle & Gardens, Lower Visitor Car Park, Royal Hillsborough, County Down, BT26 6TH

    Type

    Type:

    Live Music

    Spend a perfect afternoon relaxing on the lawns of Hillsborough Castle and Gardens, as a selection of artists play in picturesque royal surroundings every Saturday throughout the summer months.

    Dates

    From:
    29 June 2024to17 Aug 2024Various Opening Times

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Facilities

    Catering

    • Restaurant on Premises

    Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • Wifi
  8. Two boys playing tennis at Rowallane Garden

    Saintfield

    Address

    Rowallane Garden, Crossgar Road, Saintfield, County Down, BT24 7LH

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9751 0131

    Type

    Type:

    Family Fun

    Are you ready for a Summer of Play at Rowallane Garden. Your adventure starts here.

    Dates

    From:
    1 July 2024to1 Sept 2024Open 10:00 - 18:00
  9. Kayaking sessions sunset
    Canoe session
    Kayaking sessions at Sunset
    Kayaking sessions
    Kayaking sessions
    Kayaking sessions sunset
    Canoe session
    Kayaking sessions at Sunset
    Kayaking sessions
    Kayaking sessions

    Rostrevor

    Address

    Shore Road, Rostrevor, County Down, BT34 3AA

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 77 0687 5394

    Price

    Price £15.00 Per Ticket

    Type

    Type:

    Family Fun

    Kayak Sunset sessions on the Amazing Carlingford Lough
    Each week during the summer months June, July and August we run kayak sunset sessions on the amazing Carlingford Lough. It is run from Rostrevor slipway behind the Pier.

    Dates

    From:
    1 July 2024to4 Sept 2024Various Opening Times

    Price

    Price £15.00 Per Ticket
  10. Strangford

    Address

    Castle Ward, Strangford, County Down, BT30 7BA

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 4488 1204

    Type

    Type:

    History

    Embrace a spirit of nature, sport, creativity, science, and fun at Castle Ward!

    Dates

    From:
    6 July 2024to26 Aug 2024Open 09:00 - 18:00

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  11. Mother and child looking at flowers.
    Young families sitting on picnic blankets listening to stories with a WWT staff member.
    Mother and child looking at flowers.
    Young families sitting on picnic blankets listening to stories with a WWT staff member.

    Comber

    Address

    WWT Castle Espie Wetland Centre, 78 Ballydrain Road, Comber, County Down, BT23 6EA

    Telephone

    028 9187 4146

    Type

    Type:

    Family Fun

    Bring along your favourite teddy bear, a picnic blanket, and your favourite treats and enjoy an afternoon of nature-themed adventures.

    Dates

    From:
    15 July 2024to28 July 2024Open 12:00 - 13:00
    From:
    12 Aug 2024to16 Aug 2024Open 12:00 - 13:00

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  12. Dog on bench being fed by owner

    Strangford

    Address

    Castle Ward, Park Road, Strangford, County Down, BT30 7LS

    Telephone

    02844881204

    Type

    Type:

    Family Fun

    A paw-some doggy day out for all the family!

    Dates

    From:
    20 July 2024to21 July 2024Open 10:00 - 17:00
  13. Paddleboarders of all ages standing with boards and paddles back from a session on the waters of Ballymoran Bay
    Four Paddleboarders walking along a path carrying a paddleboard
    Four paddleboarders on the water sharing a board
    Tracey cooking pizza in her garden pizza oven
    Tracey making pizzas ready to go into her garden pizza oven
    Tracey serving up pizza, tea and more treats to her paddle boarding guests
    Photo of a treat filled table including pizza, tea pots and more
    Four paddleboarders sharing a board, two of them jumping into the water
    Photo of a boy holding a freshly baked pizza
    Paddleboarders of all ages standing with boards and paddles back from a session on the waters of Ballymoran Bay
    Four Paddleboarders walking along a path carrying a paddleboard
    Four paddleboarders on the water sharing a board
    Tracey cooking pizza in her garden pizza oven
    Tracey making pizzas ready to go into her garden pizza oven
    Tracey serving up pizza, tea and more treats to her paddle boarding guests
    Photo of a treat filled table including pizza, tea pots and more
    Four paddleboarders sharing a board, two of them jumping into the water
    Photo of a boy holding a freshly baked pizza

    Killinchy

    Address

    52A Ballyorran Road, Killinchy, County Down, BT23 6UD

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 7711 484 850

    Price

    Price £60.00 Per Ticket

    Type

    Type:

    Food & Drink

    Master the basics of staying afloat on a stand-up paddleboard and tour around the beautiful little islands on Strangford Lough. Afterwards. once you’ve worked up an appetite enjoy homemade pizza prepared by Tracey and Joe in their alfresco pizza…

    Dates

    From:
    21 July 2024
    From:
    24 July 2024
    From:
    26 July 2024
    From:
    27 July 2024
    From:
    4 Aug 2024
    From:
    7 Aug 2024
    From:
    11 Aug 2024
    From:
    24 Aug 2024

    Price

    Price £60.00 Per Ticket

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • Car parking
  14. Full Moon Kayak Tour
    Full Moon Paddle Board
    Full Moon Paddle
    Night time kayaking experience
    Kayaking Tour Strangford Lough
    Kayakers
    Full Moon Kayak Tour
    Full Moon Paddle Board
    Full Moon Paddle
    Night time kayaking experience
    Kayaking Tour Strangford Lough
    Kayakers

    Killinchy

    Address

    Whiterock Bay launch Point, Killinchy, County Down, BT23 6PY

    Telephone

    +44 (0)7909 721 898

    Price

    Price £45.00 Per Ticket

    Type

    Type:

    Nature

    Join us for a Full Moon Paddle on Strangford Lough this year.  The moon is unique to witness from the water and no better place to do so, than from a kayak, SUP or canoe on a flat sea.

    Dates

    From:
    21 July 2024
    From:
    19 Aug 2024
    From:
    18 Sept 2024
    From:
    17 Oct 2024

    Price

    Price £45.00 Per Ticket

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  15. Child examining a flower up close using a magnifying glass.
    Two children looking for  minibeasts in the woodland.
    Two children exploring the wetlands.
    Child examining a flower up close using a magnifying glass.
    Two children looking for  minibeasts in the woodland.
    Two children exploring the wetlands.

    Comber

    Address

    WWT Castle Espie Wetland Centre, 78 Ballydrain Road, Comber, County Down, BT23 6EA

    Telephone

    028 9187 4146

    Type

    Type:

    Family Fun

    Adventure into the hidden world of wildlife with the help of Uncle Arthur's mysterious journal and unusual inventions. And get ready to experience nature in a whole new way!

    Dates

    From:
    22 July 2024to26 July 2024Open 14:00 - 15:30
    From:
    12 Aug 2024to16 Aug 2024Open 14:00 - 15:30
    From:
    19 Aug 2024to23 Aug 2024Open 14:00 - 15:30

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  16. Two painted ceramic seals on the bay

    Dundrum

    Address

    Murlough National Nature Reserve, Dundrum Road, Dundrum, County Down, BT330NQ

    Telephone

    02844881204

    Price

    Price £15.00 Per Ticket

    Type

    Type:

    Family Fun

    Join Us for a Fun-Filled Family Ceramics & Rock Painting Event!

    Dates

    From:
    24 July 2024Open 11:00 - 15:30

    Price

    Price £15.00 Per Ticket
  17. Lady taking photograph of market with stall holders and customers
    Image of Royal Hillsborough Farmers Market down The Dark Walk towards Hillsborough Fort
    Stall holders and customers on the Dark Walk leading to the fort
    Street Food Area at Royal Hillsborough Farmers Market
    View through the stalls at Royal Hillsborough Farmers Market
    Mother & child at The Oystercatcher stall at Royal Hillsborough Farmers Market
    Musician playing at Royal Hillsborough Farmers Market with visitors enjoying the sunshine at Hillsborough Fort
    Stall at Royal Hillsborough Farmers Market
    One of the producers preparing food to order at Royal Hillsborough Farmers Market
    Specialist coffee at Royal Hillsborough Farmers Market
    Lady taking photograph of market with stall holders and customers
    Image of Royal Hillsborough Farmers Market down The Dark Walk towards Hillsborough Fort
    Stall holders and customers on the Dark Walk leading to the fort
    Street Food Area at Royal Hillsborough Farmers Market
    View through the stalls at Royal Hillsborough Farmers Market
    Mother & child at The Oystercatcher stall at Royal Hillsborough Farmers Market
    Musician playing at Royal Hillsborough Farmers Market with visitors enjoying the sunshine at Hillsborough Fort
    Stall at Royal Hillsborough Farmers Market
    One of the producers preparing food to order at Royal Hillsborough Farmers Market
    Specialist coffee at Royal Hillsborough Farmers Market

    Royal Hillsborough

    Address

    Hillsborough Fort, Main Street, Royal Hillsborough, County Down, BT26 6AE

    Telephone

    02892447622

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Farmers Market

    The popular Royal Hillsborough Farmers Market returns to the historic village on Saturday 27th July and Saturday 28th September this year. 

    The market celebrates the rich and diverse food and drink offering in the Lisburn and Castlereagh area and…

    Dates

    From:
    27 July 2024
    From:
    28 Sept 2024Open 10:00 - 15:00

    Price

    Free
  18. Live Music at Rowallane Garden

    Saintfield

    Address

    Rowallane Garden, Crossgar Road, Saintfield, County Down, BT24 7LH

    Telephone

    02897510131

    Type

    Type:

    Fete / Fair

    Live music returns to Rowallane Garden alongside a host of artists, makers and crafters taking over the Stable Yard all day for your browsing pleasure.

    Dates

    From:
    27 July 2024Open 10:00 - 16:00
  19. A person sitting in a yoga pose on a SUP board on water

    Killinchy

    Address

    Green Boat Shed Whiterock, Killinchy, County Down, BT23 6PY

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 7909 721 898

    Price

    Price £55.00 Per Ticket

    Type

    Type:

    Outdoors Event

    Connect with Nature and enjoy the physical & mental benefits of yoga in the outdoors. Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) is a form of slow adventure. Therefore, it is the perfect way to switch off from the stresses of everyday life. When paired with…

    Dates

    From:
    28 July 2024Open 05:00 - 08:00
    From:
    11 Aug 2024Open 05:30 - 08:30
    From:
    14 Sept 2024Open 06:30 - 09:30

    Price

    Price £55.00 Per Ticket
  20. 5 mallard ducklings walking.
    Moorhen surrounded by daisies.
    Visitors with binoculars birdwatching from a hide. A member of WWT staff is guiding them.
    Tern in flight, diving for food.
    5 mallard ducklings walking.
    Moorhen surrounded by daisies.
    Visitors with binoculars birdwatching from a hide. A member of WWT staff is guiding them.
    Tern in flight, diving for food.

    Comber

    Address

    WWT Castle Espie, 78 Ballydrain Road, Comber, County Down, BT23 6EA

    Telephone

    02891874146

    Type

    Type:

    Nature

    Join our experts as they take a closer look at the wonderful variety of birds across our wetland reserve.

    Dates

    From:
    31 July 2024
    From:
    28 Aug 2024

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Facilities

    Catering

    • Restaurant on Premises

    Facilities

    Accessibility

    • Ramp to main entrance
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