Strangford Lough and Lecale Heritage Management Strategy 2013 -2018

Strangford Lough and Lecale is outstandingly beautiful with one of the world's finest examples of drumlin hill and island landscape. It is of international importance for its marine life and coastal birds and it is renowned for its Christian and maritime heritage. The landscape, built heritage and natural environment of Strangford and lecale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty are fundamental to the well-being and vibrancy of local communities. Our heritage attracts and interest visitors, generates wealth. For these reasons, as well as for their intrinsic value, we must work together to protect and enhance our heritage, while fostering appropriate human activities and development