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Address: Park Road, off the A25, Strangford, Northern Ireland

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Beautiful sea lough in the heart of Northern Ireland

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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281 reviews 281 reviews
60 attraction reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
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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55 reviews 55 reviews
12 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
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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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We holidayed in Strangford at the National trust site, September 2014. It was in the most stunning location with super walks and easy walking distance to the quaint town of Strangford. The area is absolutely beautiful and if your interests are the natural world, then this area has everything you need.

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Downpatrick, United Kingdom
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31 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We travelled from Newtownards to Portaferry to catch the ferry to take us to Strangford. It was a lovely sunny day and the views across the lough were stunning. We have travelled the length and breadth of Ireland and both agreed that the scenery was on a par with if not better than other areas we have visited.

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County Down, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Strangford lough Co Down is a stretch of water starting in Portaferry right up to Newtownards about 17miles long.it is knowing world wide for it bird and marine life.its hostes a couple of sailing clubs a lovely harbour in the village of Kircubbin.on the other side the boating marina at white rock, .the famous Daft eddy bar and restaurant ,breath... More 

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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

I live in Newtownards at the north end of Strangford Lough and sometimes I wonder how an area can be so beautiful. Each day provides differing views, depending on the weather at the time. Now called Strangford and Lecale, the Lough and it`s surrounds has achieved "Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty" status. The area can be traced back 9000 years... More 

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Comber, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

I should begin with a caveat. I am a Strangford Lough native and enjoyed many of the sights and activities as a boy, however, I didn't actually appreciate the place until moving abroad as an adult. I imagine I would have given the Lough a 3 star rating on the trip advisor scale while living there, believing that the outside... More 

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