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Strangford Heritage trail map

Strangford's history of trade, commerce and smuggling is written in the buildings along this heritage trail, approx. one hour long.

Archaeology Strangford Activity Sheets iSpy Around the Lough

As you are driving around the lough why not play iSpy with a difference. The castles, abbeys and estates make Strangford special - but almost every where you look there are all sorts of clues to how our ancestors used the lough and its landscape. Have a go at these iSpy Activity Sheets

Portaferry Heritage trail

Follow this town’s history through its built heritage - from its Norman castle and medieval graveyard to the present day with a vitally important lifeboat station and a centre for marine research. The trail follows a circular numbered walking route about 2 miles (3.6km) long .

Explore the Coast Shore Animals & Seaweed Guide - Coastal Guardians

A shore animals & seaweed species guide for the County Down Coast. Produced by the Strangford Lough & Lecale Partnership and Action for Biodiversity to help people look after our fascinating coastal wildlife as part of the Coastal Guardians project.

Out & About around Strangford Lough and Lecale Coast

A guide which takes you on a journey through the rolling drumlin countryside, islands, varied shores, exceptional wildlife, pretty villages, distinctive tower houses, estates and famous ecclesiastical sites of Strangford Lough and Lecale. It accompanies a set of information panels at parking sites around the coast.

A copy of this guide can be picked up from the SLLP office in Portaferry or from the Tourist Information Centres in Newtownards, Portaferry, Downpatrick or Newcastle.

Archaeology Strangford A Guide

The Archaeological heritage of the Strangford Lough area is breathtaking, a 10,000 year spectrum spanning Mescolithic flint scatters and shell middens, and prehistoric tombs; early Christian raths, medieval monastries, fish traps and towerhouses; and magnificent 17th and 18th centuary estates with their mansions and designed landscapes. 

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