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Mother's Day - High Tea at Sea

Sketrick Island, Killinchy, County Down, BT23 6QH
High Tea at Sea


High Tea at Sea is a guided boat tour of Strangford Lough followed by an artisan picnic from OPO Lisbane.

This experience offers you the opportunity to soak in the history and scenery of Strangford Lough finishing with a beautiful artisan picnic.

Andy from, Strangford Lough Boat Trips will take you on this guided speed boat trip through the drumlin islands of County Down. Beginning at the historic Sketrick Castle, you will hear the history behind the monuments, monasteries, islands, rocks and wrecks. From invaders to Vikings, smugglers to Kings, Strangford Lough has seen just about everything. Steeped in history, even locals will be amazed at some of the happenings over the centuries on Strangford, or Lough Cuan, as it was once better known. We'll help you understand the necklace of stone forts that surround the lough, explain some of the flora and fauna, the sea life and the wildlife. Enjoy the incredible scenery, seals and, if you're very lucky, the odd dolphin, whale or porpoise. The food for High Tea at Sea will be provided by The Old Post Office, Lisbane.

Suitable for ages Age 3+. Children under 16 should be accompanied a paying adult . No experience necessary, All equipment provided. Current covid restrictions will apply. Please ensure that you check with all members of your party regarding food allergies, intolerances, and dietary requirements prior to booking tickets. It is the responsibility of the ticketholder to inform a member of staff at the host venue about food allergies, intolerances and specific dietary requirements at least 72 hours prior by emailing

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