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Ranked #1 of 124 attractions in County Down
Category: Museums
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Ranked #2 of 124 attractions in County Down
Category: Golf Courses
Owner description: One of the oldest golf clubs in Ireland with traditions dating back 100 years, this 18-hole Championship Course is rated... more » Owner description: One of the oldest golf clubs in Ireland with traditions dating back 100 years, this 18-hole Championship Course is rated among the best in the world. « less
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Life Adventure Centre (Castlewellan)
Ranked #3 of 124 attractions in County Down
Category: Sports Complexes
Owner description: Our Castlewellan Centre is located within the stunning Castlewellan Forest Park in the shadows of the spectacular Mourne... more » Owner description: Our Castlewellan Centre is located within the stunning Castlewellan Forest Park in the shadows of the spectacular Mourne Mountains. Offering a broad range of Adventure Activities to include Hill Walking, Canoeing, Archery, Wet Bouldering, Rock Climbing, Kayaking, Coasteering, Mountain Biking, Sea Kayaking and Canyoning. From 1.5 hour 'Blasts' to multi day 'Journeys', from fully instructed/guided options to equipment rentals (Bikes, Canoes, Kayaks, Camp Kit etc) Individuals, Families and Groups all welcomeOur Mournes Centre is located in Annalong, County Down. Life Adventure Centre enjoys an idyllic setting overlooking both the stone harbor of Annalong and the beautifully restored working Cornmill. It is set on the edge of the Annalong River as it flows down the mountainside into the Irish Sea. Annalong is a small fishing village situated on the south-east side of the Mourne Mountains. It can accommodate up to 40 people in the centre plus there are four Self Catering Cottages available.Call us to discuss your exact needs and if we can't help we'll do our very best to point you in the right direction. « less
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Ranked #4 of 124 attractions in County Down
Category: Gardens
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Mount Stewart House (Newtownards)
Ranked #5 of 124 attractions in County Down
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
Owner description: Remarkable 18th-century house and 98-acre garden that reflect the rich history of the Stewart family who played a leading... more » Owner description: Remarkable 18th-century house and 98-acre garden that reflect the rich history of the Stewart family who played a leading role in British social and political life. « less
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Ranked #6 of 124 attractions in County Down
Category: Dams

A beautiful, inexpensive day out in the open fresh air and away from the crowds.Great cafe and good selection of walks both short and some for the more experienced. more »

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Ranked #7 of 124 attractions in County Down
Category: Parks
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Slieve Donard (Newcastle)
Ranked #8 of 124 attractions in County Down
Category: Mountains
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Ranked #9 of 124 attractions in County Down
Category: Parks
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Ranked #10 of 124 attractions in County Down
Category: Mountains; Nature/ Wildlife Areas

Murlough is fantastic walking country and a haven for bird watchers. A network of paths and boardwalks enables you to discover this amazing nature reserve. more »

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Ranked #11 of 124 attractions in County Down
Owner description: The Rostrevor Mountain Bike Trails offer some of the most exhilarating mountain biking in all of Ireland. With a mouth... more » Owner description: The Rostrevor Mountain Bike Trails offer some of the most exhilarating mountain biking in all of Ireland. With a mouth watering 27km red trail, a hair-raising 19km black trail and not just one but two purpose-built downhill trails there’s no denying it… Rostrevor is a mountain bikers’ haven! « less
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Ballynoe Stone Circle (Downpatrick)
Ranked #12 of 124 attractions in County Down
Category: Monuments/ Statues
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Ranked #13 of 124 attractions in County Down
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: The Downpatrick and County Down Railway runs through the drumlin countryside of County Down - St. Patrick's Country - over... more » Owner description: The Downpatrick and County Down Railway runs through the drumlin countryside of County Down - St. Patrick's Country - over the River Quoile and under the graceful Down Cathedral. With a mix of steam and diesel trains, and vintage carriages, there's plenty for train fans of all ages - from wee kids to "big kids". Run by volunteers, society membership entitles you to free travel. « less
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Castle Ward (Downpatrick)
Ranked #14 of 124 attractions in County Down
Category: Historic Sites; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Architectural Buildings
Owner description: Castle Ward will take you on a journey of discovery. The 18th-century eccentric house with two distinctly different styles,... more » Owner description: Castle Ward will take you on a journey of discovery. The 18th-century eccentric house with two distinctly different styles, classical and Gothic, will entice you to explore further. This truly beautiful 332-hectare (820-acre) walled demesne, with walking trails, exotic garden, stunning vistas and picturesque farmyard, will unlock your imagination through family history, leisure pursuits, events and industrial heritage. A children's pastimes centre and laundry room are a short walk from the house in the stableyard, alongside a gift shop, second-hand bookshop and tea-room. « less
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Ranked #15 of 124 attractions in County Down
Category: Movie Theaters
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Ranked #16 of 124 attractions in County Down
Category: Ancient Ruins
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Ranked #17 of 124 attractions in County Down
Category: History Museums
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Hillsborough Castle (Hillsborough)
Ranked #18 of 124 attractions in County Down
Category: Castles
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Grey Point Fort (Crawfordsburn)
Ranked #19 of 124 attractions in County Down
Category: Historic Sites
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Somme Heritage Centre (Newtownards)
Ranked #20 of 124 attractions in County Down
Category: History Museums
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Ranked #21 of 124 attractions in County Down
Category: Parks

a small and cheerful children's playpark next to Bangor Marina.  Floating swan boats , train ride The park has a cafeteria and paddling pool with playground adjacent....and... more »

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Donaghadee Harbour (Donaghadee)
Ranked #22 of 124 attractions in County Down
Category: Bodies of Water
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Ranked #23 of 124 attractions in County Down
Category: Parks
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Scrabo Tower (Newtownards)
Ranked #24 of 124 attractions in County Down
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #25 of 124 attractions in County Down
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #26 of 124 attractions in County Down
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Kilbroney Park (Newcastle)
Ranked #27 of 124 attractions in County Down
Category: Parks
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Ranked #28 of 124 attractions in County Down
Category: Parks
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Dundrum Castle (Newcastle)
Ranked #29 of 124 attractions in County Down
Category: Mountains; Castles
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Exploris Aquarium (Portaferry)
Ranked #30 of 124 attractions in County Down
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