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Top things to do in County Down

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Ranked #1 of 102 attractions in County Down
Category: Museums
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Slieve Donard (Newcastle)
Ranked #2 of 102 attractions in County Down
Category: Mountains; Outdoors
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Ranked #3 of 102 attractions in County Down
Category: Dams; Outdoors

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 #4 of 102 attractions in County Down
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #5 of 102 attractions in County Down
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
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Ranked #6 of 102 attractions in County Down
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #7 of 102 attractions in County Down
Category: Mountains; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors

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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Castle Ward (Downpatrick)
Ranked #8 of 102 attractions in County Down
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
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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Ballynoe Stone Circle (Downpatrick)
Ranked #9 of 102 attractions in County Down
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
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Ranked #10 of 102 attractions in County Down
Category: Ancient Ruins; Cultural
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Ranked #11 of 102 attractions in County Down
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Scrabo Tower (Newtownards)
Ranked #12 of 102 attractions in County Down
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Donaghadee Harbour (Donaghadee)
Ranked #13 of 102 attractions in County Down
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
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Grey Point Fort (Crawfordsburn)
Ranked #14 of 102 attractions in County Down
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #15 of 102 attractions in County Down
Category: Art Museums; Museums
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Ranked #16 of 102 attractions in County Down
Category: Specialty Museums; 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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Mount Stewart House (Newtownards)
Ranked #17 of 102 attractions in County Down
Category: Historic Sites; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Outdoors
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 #18 of 102 attractions in County Down
Category: History Museums; Cultural
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Somme Heritage Centre (Newtownards)
Ranked #19 of 102 attractions in County Down
Category: History Museums; Cultural
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Ranked #20 of 102 attractions in County Down
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #21 of 102 attractions in County Down
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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Inch Abbey (Downpatrick)
Ranked #22 of 102 attractions in County Down
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Cultural
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Castle Espie (Comber)
Ranked #23 of 102 attractions in County Down
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
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Dundrum Castle (Newcastle)
Ranked #24 of 102 attractions in County Down
Category: Castles; Mountains; Cultural
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Hillsborough Castle (Hillsborough)
Ranked #25 of 102 attractions in County Down
Category: Castles; Cultural
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Ranked #26 of 102 attractions in County Down
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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Exploris Aquarium (Portaferry)
Ranked #27 of 102 attractions in County Down
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Ward Park (Bangor)
Ranked #28 of 102 attractions in County Down
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Ranked #29 of 102 attractions in County Down
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Ranked #30 of 102 attractions in County Down
Category: Race Car Tracks; Theaters & Stadiums
Owner description: We are Europe’s largest Indoor Karting Centre with three tracks spanning over 1km. We cater for all groups including Birthday... more » Owner description: We are Europe’s largest Indoor Karting Centre with three tracks spanning over 1km. We cater for all groups including Birthday Parties, Corporate events, Hen and Stags, School and Youth Groups and many more. We have a range of options to suit all tastes and budgets. We can also cater towards your own needs and develop a package specific to you. Our facilities include: Three Top Class Racing Tracks, Viewing Area & Amusement Arcade, Café serving a range of delicious Coffees, Tea etc Digital Display Results Board, Conference and Party Rooms, Accommodation Packages available, Transport can be arranged via bus, taxi, train, helicopter & limo, Catering is available upon request. « less
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