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WWT Castle Espie Wetland Centre, Comber, Newtownards

Ireland's largest collection of ducks, geese and swans. Viewing from hides, waterfowl gardens, woodland walks. Extended gardens and woodlands with a gift shop, home made food, art gallery and coffee shop.

Funky Monkeys - Downpatrick, Children's Indoor Play Centre, Downpatrick

Funky Monkeys Soft Play Café are NI’s leading indoor play centres for children aged eight and under.

Mount Stewart, Newtownards

Mount Stewart is a stunning estate in the beautiful scenic area of Strangford Lough. The Formal Gardens are ranked as one of the top ten in the world and the within the house there are collections of national and international significance.

The Saint Patrick Centre, Downpatrick

The Saint Patrick Centre is the starting point for any visitor who wishes to know more about Ireland’s patron saint. The exhibition Ego Patricius – The Story of St. Patrick, explores Patrick’s legacy, and recalls the saint’s story, in his own words.

Castle Ward House and Demesne, Strangford, Downpatrick

This 18th century house has two distinctly different facades, Classical and Gothic. The beautiful 820 acre walled demesne overlooks Strangford Lough. A fascinating mix of family history, leisure pursuits, events and industrial heritage.

The Ark Rare Breeds Open Farm, Newtownards

Set in forty acres of unspoiled countryside it is home to approximately 200 animals of all kinds - cattle, sheep, pigs, poultry, goats, donkeys, alpacas, ponies and many more. All are so tame and friendly.

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