Maritime Heritage Guide Training

Fishing Communities get Maritime Heritage Tourism Boost

Created on: Wednesday, 21 October 2015. Posted in: Press Releases | Maritime Heritage Guide Training | Seafood News

Fishing Communities Get Maritime Heritage Tourism Boost

Fishing communities in County Down have been given a major boost, through a Maritime Heritage Tourism initiative, launched this week in Ardglass.  Heritage guide training, signage, seating , information panels, free WiFi and media Apps, are among the benefits  to fishing communities at Ardglass, Portavogie and Kilkeel, through the collaborative project led by the Strangford Lough and Lecale Partnership...

Report on Co Down's Seafood Potential Launched During Seafood Week

Created on: Wednesday, 21 October 2015. Posted in: Press Releases | Maritime Heritage Guide Training | Seafood News

Report on County Down’s Seafood Potential Launched During Seafood Week  

Developing a local and visitor market for fish landed in County Down’s three fishing ports is the ultimate aim of a County Down Seafood Report, launched this week by the Strangford Lough and Lecale Partnership, (SLLP), coinciding with Seafood Week (10-16 October).

84% of fish and shellfish landings into Northern Ireland come...

Could you be a heritage guide?

Created on: Tuesday, 20 January 2015. Posted in: News | Projects News | Maritime Heritage Guide Training

Could you be a Maritime Heritage Guide?

County Down needs more heritage guides and now you can get free training with recognised qualifications and lots of support to share your interest in our maritime history, wildlife, buildings and special sites and perhaps set up a part-time business. Even if you would just like to give tours and presentations for your community, your school or other groups, this short Maritime Heritage Guide course will help you to build up your knowledge and stories and also give you the techniques, confidence and practical skills to lead a group as well...