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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

Rostrevor Holidays - Self Catering Accommodation in Rostrevor - Rostrevor County Down Nothern ireland
Rostrevor Holidays
Rostrevor, Co. Down
Nestled in the south-facing foothills of the Mourne Mountains, Carnaclasha and Owenabwee 5-star Houses offer modern luxury in beautiful surroundings.From the large sitting room windows guests will enjoy the view across the 24-acre peaceful farm o ...
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What's On

Belfast - St. Georges Street - Saturdays
Every Saturday 9am-4pm

St. Georges Street, Belfast

Contact: Andrew Irvine 00 44 (0) 28 9027 0509

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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

Narrow Water Castle - Warrenpoint Wedding Venue - Warrenpoint County Down Northern Ireland
Narrow Water Castle
Warrenpoint, Co. Down
Scenically situated overlooking Carlingford Lough, and only 4 miles from Newry, Narrow Water Castle makes an atmospheric and conveniently located setting for weddings. Built in the early 1800’s from local granite, this historic building is ...
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