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Craigavon, Co. Armagh

The provinces first ‘new town’ designated in 1965 was named after James Craig, Lord Craigavon, first Prime Minister of Northern Ireland. 

Lough Neagh Discovery centre is well worth a visit (0044 28 38 322 205) and includes an audio/visual display on the history and wildlife of the Lough.  The centre also offers guided walks along the Lough shore. 

Water sports enthusiasts will enjoy the Craigavon water sports centre (0044 28 38 342 669), which offers tuition on all levels of water sports. 

A charming historical place to visit is the Moneypenny’s Lock and Lock house (0044 28 38 322 205), a delightful cottage on the Newry canal, a small museum and exhibition, which displays the history of the canal. 

Golfers are can enjoy a round or two at Tandragee golf club (0044 28 38 841 272) or at Edenmore golf club (0044 28 92 611 310). 

The Craigavon City Park lakes offer anglers 168 hectares of good rainbow trout fishing. 

Gardens

Seaforde Gardens - Seaforde Downpatrick County Down Northern ireland
Seaforde Gardens
Downpatrick, Co. Down
In its own way Seaforde has the answer to Japan’s cherry blossom viewing season. The garden holds the national collection of eucryphias, known poetically as the ‘White Knights of August’. Gleaming with clouds of white blossom cr ...
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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

Portadown Market - County Armagh - Friday & Saturday
Portadown Farmers Market is held Friday and Saturday 7.00am to 4.00pm.

Millenium Court, William Street, Portadown, County Armagh, Northern Ireland
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Tourist Attractions

Sentry Hill & Visitor Centre - Newtownabbey County Antrim Northern Ireland
Sentry Hill & Visitor Centre
Newtownabbey, Co. Antrim
Sentry Hill is a 19th century farmhouse that together with its' contents provide a rare insight into life in rural Ulster during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Sentry Hill was the home of the McKinney family, who came to Ireland from Scot ...
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Wedding Venues

Wedding
Dunadry Hotel & Country Club
Dunadry, Co. Antrim
Formerly a mill, this attractive riverside hotel creates a good impression on arrival and succeeds very well in combining the character of the old buildings with the comfort and efficiency of an international hotel. There are churches of several ...
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