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Banbridge, Co. Down

Banbridge is situated in the town land of Ballyvally and offers visitors some interesting local historical monuments such as the Captain Crozier monument, a dedication to Banbridge’s most famous son and the Dromore High Cross, which is an ancient Celtic cross and old town stocks for those who misbehaved. 

Golfers can enjoy 18 holes at the Banbridge golf club (0044 28 4066 2211), while anglers can avail of excellent game fishing on Corbet Lough, Loughbrickland Lake and the Upper River Bann. 

Walkers will enjoy good views of the Mournes from Slieve Croob, in the Dromara hills, a little mountain range of its own. 

Visitors can learn about the local linen at the Ferguson Linen centre (0044 28 4062 3491), which allows visitors to see for themselves Irish linen at various stages of production. 

A local point of interest is the Scarva visitor centre located at the dock of canal, which explains the history of canals in Ireland and the building of the Newry canal.

Gardens

Garden
Redcot
Belfast, Co. Antrim
This two and a half acre garden in suburban Knock is as unexpected as it is full of surprises. In its hidden heart the woodland glade is a Robinsonian paradise where plants from all over the world romp in happy abandon under a sheltered canopy of ...
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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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Self Catering

Selfcatering
Golfkeel Cottages - Oatfield Cottage , The Loft Cottage, Dovedale Cottage
Banbridge, Co. Down
Located one mile from the town of Banbridge the tranquil and peaceful surroundings Golfkeel Cottages are are set in their own private grounds wit secure private parking and offer spectacular panoramic views of the rolling countryside and the Moun ...
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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

Queens University - Queens University Belfast - Belfast Northern Ireland
Queens University
Belfast, Co. Antrim
Founded as Queen’s College in 1845, it became a university in its own right in 1908. Today, it is an international centre of research and education rooted at the heart of Northern Ireland. With more than 17,000 students and 3,500 staff, ...
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Wedding Venues

Wedding
Ten Square Hotel
Belfast, Co. Antrim
This luxurious boutique hotel directly overlooking the historical City Hall is Belfast’s coolest place to stay and makes an ultra romantic location for wedding venues - especially if you hire their Phantom Rolls Royce for the day (£1, ...
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