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Global Rainbow at Scrabo Tower

Global Rainbow at Scrabo Tower

A stunning laser projection artwork, Global Rainbow, was beamed from Scrabo Tower in Newtownards towards Donaghadee.

Bangor Castle Walled Garden

Bangor Castle Walled Garden

The Ward family designed the Bangor Castle Walled Garden in the 1840s. It was previously unopen to the public and was considered by many as a secret garden!

Drumcovitt House

Drumcovitt House

This is a delightful place, but not one to rush through so allow more than one night if you can. Set in the Sperrin mountains, Drumcovitt is the perfect base to get away from it all. It offers a good base to visit Derry, Donegal, Giant’s Causeway and local coastline.

Scrabo Tower

Scrabo Tower

Scrabo Tower is easily one of the areas most recognisable landmarks, situated at the head of Strangford Lough overlooking the old Market Town of Newtownards. On a clear day the views from this monument are astounding.

Greencastle Royal Castle

Greencastle Royal Castle

Built in the 17th Century by Hugh de Lacy to defend the southern approaches to Ulster, this royal castle stands on a rocky height beside Carlingford Lough. From here it has commanded the ferry link with Carlingford and defended sea and land communications.

Carrickfergus Castle

Carrickfergus Castle

There’s one sight you simply won’t be able to miss. Standing on a rocky spur on the northern shore of Belfast Lough, Carrickfergus Castle dominates all approaches to the town.

Slemish Mountain

Slemish Mountain

This majestic mountain dominates the landscape in the Borough of Ballymena. The mountain is actually the central core of an extinct volcano and rises about 1500 feet (437 metres) above the surrounding plain.

Grey Abbey

Grey Abbey

These splendid ruins of a Cistercian Abbey church and conventual buildings are the finest example of Anglo-Norman ecclesiastical architecture in Northern Ireland.

Ulster American Folk Park

Ulster American Folk Park

Immerse yourself in the world famous story of Irish emigration at the museum that brings it to life. Follow the emigrant trail as you journey from the thatched cottages of Ulster, on board a full scale emigrant sailing ship leading to the log cabins of the American Frontier.

Ballyfin Demesne

Ballyfin Demesne

With only fifteen rooms for the 600 acre estate, this 5 star luxury hotel is the perfect place for a break from the stresses of the modern world and provides discretion and privacy like few other destinations. With just 15 bedrooms it is also the ideal place to take over for a very special celebration.

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Downpatrick Town

We flew our drone over Downpatrick town and captured a couple of aerial 360° photographs. Look out for the marker points in the aerial virtual tours, some of which will allow you to jump from the sky down into some of the various visitor attractions found in the town.

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