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Maritime Memories

May 31 2019
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North Down Museum Town Hall Castle Park Avenue, Belfast,

Learn about the wealth of maritime history on this coach tour of the Ards Peninsula.

Start your day in North Down Museum and discover the links to the sea.  Continue your journey to the Eisenhower Pier in Bangor and learn of the important role of the Coastguard in the modern day.

Heading on through Groomsport, you will stop off at Donaghadee where you will visit the Lifeboat Station and also the Sir Samuel Kelly lifeboat which rescued survivors from the MV Princess Victoria in 1953.

Sit back and enjoy a tasty lunch in Pier 36 before travelling down the Ards Peninsula to Portavogie where you will hear of local legends and tales of the sea before heading back to Bangor.

Tour departs by coach from North Down Museum, Bangor.