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Address: Park Road, off the A25, Strangford, Northern Ireland
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At times spectacularly beautiful

Some views of the lough are stunning. Ranging from tranquil beauty to swirling whirlpools. The tidal race here is impressive; watch the seed of the ferry as it cuts across the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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Derry
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Some views of the lough are stunning. Ranging from tranquil beauty to swirling whirlpools. The tidal race here is impressive; watch the seed of the ferry as it cuts across the tide sometimes seeming to go into reverse as it fights the tide or at other times racing along. Lots of wild life. Ferry rides entertainment for all the family.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

A great drive from Newtownards via Mt Stewart to Portaferry then get the ferry across to Strangford visit Castleward see where The Game of Thrones were made then on to Downpatrick, St Patricks grave and the Inch Abby, a great days outing.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Beautiful Lough in Northern Ireland. Excellent for sailing, fishing and nature walks. Has a ferry from Portaferry to Strangford.

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Derry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We travelled to Strangford Lough ..Greyabbey is the small quaint town. The wedding party were booked into Cunningburn Cottages, these cottages had everything needed for a holiday they are self catering set in lovely grounds the owner lives on site in a beautiful Georgan House I could thoroughly recommend, the setting was perfect and stunning wedding photography was achieved in... More 

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N. Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We were lucky, beautiful sunny day.called at St John's Point where the lighthouse is, really worth going to. Then on to Strangford. The harbour is so pretty. It was a Sunday & really busy. People sitting on benches outside restaurants & the sun shining down. Most houses had flowers/plants etc decorating their homes. We walked around the village, really lovely,... More 

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Helped by bright sunshine, the whole area was a delight. The gardens at Mount Stewart were amazing, once we ignored the Satnav which took us to the wrong place based on their postcode. The whole east side was picturesque but some signposting was poor, looking for Ballyquintin.

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Hassocks, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Beuaty Of the place, lovely walks and the historic buildings if you can find them as traffic signage leaves something to be desired. SATNAV on mobile not good as reception poor

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Ledbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Stunning and magnificent scenery with an overwhelming sense of peace. Take time to explore Strangford Lough. Dont let the weather put you off, even on a grey day it is a special place.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Lovely place to visit, particularly if the weather isn't too bad. You can drive around the outskirts of The Lough, or take the ferry across it which takes about 15 minutes. Great scenery everywhere and lots of little beaches dotted around the fringes. This is possibly the most beautiful part of Northern Ireland in my opinion.

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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

What can I say - watch the sunset going down over Strangford lough from Windmill Hill Portaferry - it is fantastic.

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