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Portaferry is a picturesque town on the shore of Strangford Lough. On this walk you will learn about the fascinating maritime heritage of Portaferry and hear stories of influential characters who shaped the development of the town through the centuries.

Tour Guide: Brigid Watson

Meeting point: outside the Portaferry Hotel, 10 The Strand, Portaferry, BT22 1PE. Wear comfortable walking shoes.


Part of Ards and North Down Summer Guided Walking Tours 2021.

Enjoy the wide-open spaces, charming towns and captivating history of Ards and North Down on a guided walking tour.

From June to August you can explore the region with historic town and coastal walks, have a go at bird watching, or keep the kids entertained during the summer with an interactive nature trail. There is something for everyone, even four-legged friends!

For more information on any of these tours, contact Ards Visitor Information Centre on 028 9182 6846 or visit


Please note:

*All providers will adhere to social distancing guidelines in accordance with government advice on the Covid 19 pandemic.

**These tours may be subject to change or cancellation due to Covid 19 restrictions and guidelines. Any events cancelled by the organiser, under all circumstances, will be fully refundable. You will be contacted as soon as organisers know an event has been cancelled and you will be refunded the ticket price and any booking fees.

***Photos and/or video footage may be taken during these events. All events and activities are subject to change and may be weather dependent – best efforts will be made to inform you of any changes.

Tickets & Pricing
  • Tickets £5
Sun, 25 Jul 2021 11:00am - 1:00pm

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