Take in the natural beauty of Ards and North Down’s countryside, encounter water’s edge wonders, fun activities, beautiful walks and new experiences.

Ards & North Down Experiences

Create a Peg Loom Wall Hanging
Create a Peg Loom Wall Hanging
Ards & North Down Experiences

Create a Peg Loom Wall Hanging

Sun, 21 Aug 2022, 2:00pm

Take inspiration from the colours and landscapes surrounding you to create a unique wall hanging on a peg…

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Creating Friendship Bracelets on a Beading Loom
Creating Friendship Bracelets on a Beading Loom
Ards & North Down Experiences

Creating Friendship Bracelets on a Beading Loom

Sun, 25 Sep 2022, 2:00pm

This workshop gives you the opportunity to make a bracelet (or two or three…) on a beading loom…

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Yoga and You
Yoga and You
Ards & North Down Experiences

Yoga and You

Sun, 07 Aug 2022, 10:00am

Make time for you this summer on this beautiful yoga experience at the stunning Clandeboye Estate.

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You Rang My Lady
You Rang My Lady
Ards & North Down Experiences

You Rang My Lady

48.74 KM
Sat, 01 Oct 2022, 12:00pm

relish the opportunity to be one of the first to explore the extensive basement and servants quarters, under…

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Eco-Friendly Sterling Silver Jewellery Making with NI Silver
Eco-Friendly Sterling Silver Jewellery Making with NI Silver
Ards & North Down Experiences

Eco-Friendly Sterling Silver Jewellery Making with NI Silver

Fri, 08 Jul 2022, 10:00am

Be guided by local goldsmith Ruth as you embrace the change in the season at this wonderful workshop…

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Ballyboley Cow Show
Ballyboley Cow Show
Ards & North Down Experiences

Ballyboley Cow Show

16 Jul - 20 Aug 2022

Let The Alexander Family welcome you to their farm in the heart of Greyabbey on the shores of…

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Bangor – Hallowe’en Late Night Tour 18 yrs +
Bangor – Hallowe’en Late Night Tour 18 yrs +
Ards & North Down Experiences

Bangor – Hallowe’en Late Night Tour 18 yrs +

Thu, 27 Oct 2022, 7:45pm

The streets of Bangor are filled with ghosts of bygone generations. From fierce Vikings to gentile Victorians, who…

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Surf and SUP
Surf and SUP
Ards & North Down Experiences

Surf and SUP

15.59 KM
Sat, 24 Sep 2022, 10:00am

An on the water experience at The Ulster Transport Museum which will get you thinking about surfing and…

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August Craft Month Special Sterling Silver Jewellery Making Workshop
August Craft Month Special Sterling Silver Jewellery Making Workshop
Ards & North Down Experiences

August Craft Month Special Sterling Silver Jewellery Making Workshop

12 - 13 Aug 2022

Come along and create your very own piece of sterling silver jewellery this 'Craft Month'. Two sessions -…

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Newtownards – Hallowe’en Late Night 18yrs + Tour
Newtownards – Hallowe’en Late Night 18yrs + Tour
Ards & North Down Experiences

Newtownards – Hallowe’en Late Night 18yrs + Tour

25.8 KM
Wed, 26 Oct 2022, 8:30pm

Take a terrifying walking tour to uncover ghostly goings-on in the run up to All Hallows Eve.

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Jenny Watt’s Boat Tour
Jenny Watt’s Boat Tour
Ards & North Down Experiences

Jenny Watt’s Boat Tour

Sun, 31 Jul 2022, 3:00pm

Brian Meharg, author of the children's book, "Jenny Watt's Legend" invites you on board to hear the story…

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Summer Colours at Kiri Cottage
Summer Colours at Kiri Cottage
Ards & North Down Experiences

Summer Colours at Kiri Cottage

Sun, 24 Jul 2022, 10:00am

Embrace the colours of summer and your natural surroundings, as you learn to use a spinning wheel at…

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Millisle Sea Creatures Coastal Kids Trail
Millisle Sea Creatures Coastal Kids Trail
Ards & North Down Experiences

Millisle Sea Creatures Coastal Kids Trail

Wed, 06 Jul 2022, 10:30am

Join Dot on a beachcombing adventure. Uncover the numerous types of sea creatures, who live on the shores…

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SUPAOKE
SUPAOKE
Ards & North Down Experiences

SUPAOKE

Fri, 16 Sep 2022, 7:00pm

Paddleboard out to a floating platform, climb aboard and the stage is yours. Sing your favourite song in…

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Doggy Paddle (Canoe)
Doggy Paddle (Canoe)
Ards & North Down Experiences

Doggy Paddle (Canoe)

Sun, 18 Sep 2022, 10:00am

Enjoy a fun canoe experience with your four legged friend this summer at Ballywalter Beach.

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Secret SUPrise Club
Secret SUPrise Club
Ards & North Down Experiences

Secret SUPrise Club

Sat, 23 Jul 2022, 9:00am

A paddleboard session to enjoy the sunrise. Location will be chosen to maximise your experience and will be…

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Bread and Board
Bread and Board
Ards & North Down Experiences

Bread and Board

34.1 KM
Wed, 06 Jul 2022, 6:00pm

Combining paddle boarding on Strangford Lough with the cosy atmosphere of an Irish kitchen as you make and…

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Art in the Garden
Art in the Garden
Ards & North Down Experiences

Art in the Garden

Sat, 06 Aug 2022, 2:00pm

A watercolour workshop under the guidance of professional Artist, John Cooney in the beautiful surroundings of the Walled…

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Historical Walking Tour Portaferry
Historical Walking Tour Portaferry
Ards & North Down Experiences

Historical Walking Tour Portaferry

Sun, 18 Sep 2022, 11:00am

Learn about the maritime heritage of Portaferry, and hear stories of the colourful characters, who shaped the development…

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Photography Workshop at The Walled Garden Helen’s Bay
Photography Workshop at The Walled Garden Helen’s Bay
Ards & North Down Experiences

Photography Workshop at The Walled Garden Helen’s Bay

Sat, 17 Sep 2022, 2:00pm

Enjoy a photography workshop under the guidance of professional photographer Paul Moane, Aurora PA, at The Walled Garden…

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Newtownards – Family Hallowe’en Tour
Newtownards – Family Hallowe’en Tour
Ards & North Down Experiences

Newtownards – Family Hallowe’en Tour

25.8 KM
Wed, 26 Oct 2022, 7:00pm

Take a terrifying walking tour to uncover ghostly goings-on in the run up to All Hallows Eve.

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Ballyboley Dander with the Dexters: Farm Walk
Ballyboley Dander with the Dexters: Farm Walk
Ards & North Down Experiences

Ballyboley Dander with the Dexters: Farm Walk

17 Jul - 21 Aug 2022

Meet the Alexander's and their heard of Dexter Cows. This farm walk will allow visitors to learn about…

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Photography Workshop at the Walled Garden Helen’s Bay
Photography Workshop at the Walled Garden Helen’s Bay
Ards & North Down Experiences

Photography Workshop at the Walled Garden Helen’s Bay

Fri, 22 Jul 2022, 6:30pm

Enjoy a photography workshop under the guidance of professional photographer Paul Moane, Aurora PA, at The Walled Garden…

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Boards, Beach and Brunch
Boards, Beach and Brunch
Ards & North Down Experiences

Boards, Beach and Brunch

Sun, 14 Aug 2022, 8:00am

This beautiful wellbeing experience encourages you to make time for yourself and promises to be good for the…

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Donaghadee – Family Hallowe’en Tour
Donaghadee – Family Hallowe’en Tour
Halloween

Donaghadee – Family Hallowe’en Tour

Tue, 25 Oct 2022, 7:30pm

Hear tall tales and fascinating facts, as you steel your way through the streets of Donaghadee.

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Winter Waders and Friends
Winter Waders and Friends
Nature and Wildlife

Winter Waders and Friends

Sat, 15 Oct 2022, 10:30am

Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland's first Marine Conservation Zone.

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Historical Guided Walk Portaferry
Historical Guided Walk Portaferry
Ards & North Down Experiences

Historical Guided Walk Portaferry

Sun, 17 Jul 2022, 11:00am

On this walk you will learn about the amazing maritime heritage of Portaferry and hear stories of colourful…

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Creative Peninsula 2022
Creative Peninsula 2022
Ards & North Down Experiences

Creative Peninsula 2022

28 Jul - 14 Aug 2022

This creative festival offers opportunities for people of all ages to see, learn about and even ‘try their…

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Gothic Abbey and Physic Garden Tour, Greyabbey
Gothic Abbey and Physic Garden Tour, Greyabbey
Ards & North Down Experiences

Gothic Abbey and Physic Garden Tour, Greyabbey

Sat, 13 Aug 2022, 11:00am

New for 2022. Step back in time into 1193 as you enter one of Ireland’s most impressive examples…

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