Local Attractions

Strangford Lough and its islands offer breathtaking scenery with a unique array of flora and fauna.

The picturesque village of Strangford is itself is steeped in history. Step outside The Cuan and take a stroll around the village.

Paths lead through woodland and around the coast. Jump on the ferry and take the 10 minute crossing to Portaferry on the Ards peninsula. Here you will find the Exploris Aquarium and again there are some lovely walks.

Other local attractions include –

  • The beautiful National Trust property of Castle Ward is a short walk away
  • Sandy beaches and coastal walks are within a few minutes
  • The Mountains of Mourne – Approximately 40 minutes away the Mournes are a favourite with walkers or just for a family day out at one of the beautiful forest parks
  • National Trust properties – As Well as Castle Ward, Mount Stewart, Ballyquintin Farm and Murlough National Nature Reserve are all easily accessible
  • Downpatrick with its cathedral, St Patricks grave and The Saint Patricks Centre

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