Newtownards

  1. Grey Abbey

    Newtownards, County Down

    The ruins of a Cistercian abbey founded in 1193 by Affreca, wife of John de Courcy. Read more

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  2. Nendrum Monastic Site

    Newtownards, County Down

    Nendrum Monastery is thought to have been set up by St Machaoi in the 5th century. Read more

  3. WWT Castle Espie Wetland Centre

    Newtownards, County Down

    Castle Espie, situated on the shores of Strangford Lough near Comber, County Down. Read more

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  4. Scrabo Tower

    Newtownards, County Down

    Scrabo Country Park, centred at the top of Scrabo Hill near Newtownards, boasts incredible views. Read more

  5. Movilla Abbey

    Newtownards, County Down

    Movilla Abbey, Methodist and Church of Ireland. Read more

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  6. Ards Arts Centre

    Newtownards, County Down

    A year-round venue for the arts and the performing arts. Read more

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  7. Grey Abbey Physic Garden

    Newtownards, County Down

    In medieval Ireland, abbeys had their own gardens, orchards, kitchen gardens and medicinal plants. Read more

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  8. Sketrick Castle

    Newtownards, County Down

    Sketrick Castle is a tower-house which stands on an island site and dates to the mid 15th century. Read more

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  9. The Priory

    Newtownards, County Down

    At the south east edge of Newtownards are the substantial remains of a Dominican (Black) Friary. Read more

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  10. Millisle Beach Park

    Newtownards, County Down

    Sand beach and lagoon and paddling pool area at the Millisle Beach Park. Read more

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