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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

What's On

Lisburn Market - County Antrim - Saturdays
Lisburn Market

Every Saturday

Castle Gardens close to the City Centre. Lisburn, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Contact: Suzanna Lutton. Number:+44 (0)28 9250 94 ...

Tourist Attractions

Belfast Zoo - Belfast Northern Ireland
Belfast Zoo
Belfast, Co. Antrim
Belfast Zoo is on a 55 acre site and is home to over 1,000 animals across 150 species and is the top fee-paying visitor attraction in Northern Ireland, receiving more than 300,000 visitors a year.

Wedding Venues

Wedding
Newforge House
Craigavon, Co. Armagh
John and Louise Mathers’ fine Georgian country house is less than half an hour’s drive southwest of Belfast yet, in a wonderful setting of mature trees, gardens and green fields on the edge of the quiet village of Magheralin, it feels ...
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