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Ardglass, Co. Down

The traditional fishing port of Ardglass was Ulster’s busiest port on the 15th Century and today is still one of three major fishing ports in Northern Ireland. 

The town is a popular destination for sea anglers and other water based activities.  A historic place of interest to visit is Jordan’s Castle, a well preserved four storey tower house which was built in the 15th century and withstood a siege in the 1600s. 

Golfers will enjoy the Ardglass golf club (00 44 28 448 41219), perhaps one of the most scenic courses in the country, with the Mourne Mountains as a backdrop and a clubhouse that is in a converted historic 15th Century castle. 

Local crafts on offer include Celtic clays (0044 28 448 41543) and Heron Farm country furniture (00 44 28 448 41673).

Gardens

Annas House and Garden - Comber County Down Northern Ireland
Anna's House & Garden
Comber, Co. Down
Anna and Ken Johnson’s charming house near Strangford Lough looks over their own ten-acre wildfowl lake to the rolling north Down countryside, and not only does it make a comfortable base for visits to major County Down gardens three Nati ...
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Golf

The 16th
Royal County Down Golf Club
Newcastle, Co. Down
Course Type: Links
Widely regarded as one of the finest links courses in the world, Royal County Down has an appropriate setting at Newcastle, where the Mountains of Mourne sweep down to the sea. For more than 100 years it had nestled on classic duneland, in the sh ...
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There is no featured selfcatering establishment in the area

What's On

Castlewellan Farmers Market - Co Down - Saturdays
Castlewellan Farmers Market - Saturday 10am-1pm

Castlewellan Community Centre

Contact:

Tara Haughian +44 (0)28 4377 8655 tara@secondnature.ie
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Tourist Attractions

Castle Ward House & Demesne - Strangford County Down Northern Ireland
Castle Ward House & Demesne
Strangford Village, Co. Down
This truly beautiful 332-hectare (820-acre) walled demesne with walking trails, exotic garden, stunning vistas and picturesque farmyard, will unlock your imagination through family history, leisure pursuits, events and industrial heritage. Th ...
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