Experience Ards - Newtownards Historical Walking Tour

07 August
Since its first inhabitants arrived several thousand years ago, Newtownards has been shaped and defined by some of history's most notable civilisations including Normans, Celts and Vikings. Situated at the northern end of the beautiful Strangford Lough, this town has a wealth of historical treasures waiting to be uncovered and to tell its tale is to tell the story of Ulster in miniature. The tour includes:
-The creation of Newtownards town
-The medieval Dominican Priory, Court Street and the Plantation
-Oliver Cromwell and the Scottish Market
-Conway Square, the Market House and the 1798 Rebellion
-Regent House and the Brewery
-St Mark's Parish Church
-Ards Hospital and the Workhouse
NB. This map is based on the postcode and so may not reflect the exact location.

Opening times:

19.00 - 20.30

Prices:

£6 adult; £5 concession; £3 children under 14 accompanied by an adult
Tickets available from Ards Visitor Information Centre (028) 9182 6846, Portaferry Visitor Information Centre (028) 4272 9882 or through Ticketsource on www.visitstrangfordlough.co.uk

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Newtownards / Ards Visitor Information Centre

Location / Directions

Tour leaves from the Town Hall, Conway Square, Newtownards
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