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Golfing (Strangford Lough)

The Strangford Lough Area features a number of varied golf courses within a beautiful setting.


Places To Visit

Ardglass Golf Club, Ardglass, Downpatrick

Located 30miles from Belfast on the beautiful County Down coast, Ardglass Golf Club is links as it should be.

Ardminnan Golf Course, Portaferry

Situated in a scenic spot overlooking the Irish Sea and five minutes from both Portaferry and Kircubbin, this nine hole treat is perfect for starting a day’s touring with a quick round featuring water hazards, challenging holes and other parkland.

Bright Castle Golf Course, Downpatrick

Bright Castle Golf Club is a 18 hole parkland course located in County Down with stunning views of the Mourne Mountains and nearby Bright Castle.

Donaghadee Golf Club, Donaghadee

Founded in 1899, this part-seaside and partopen parkland course has several lurking water hazards to catch the unthinking shot. The eighteenth is an intimidating finishing hole with out of bounds on both left and right.

St Patrick's Golf Club, Downpatrick

This parkland course measures 6,120 yards, and with tight tree lined fairways, fast and true greens and well placed bunkers provides a serious test of shot making.

Mahee Island Golf Club, Comber, Newtownards

Mediterranean is an adjective commonly used to describe the setting of Mahee Island. Standing on the first tee, one experiences a feeling of exhilaration at the breathtaking view of Strangford Lough.

Kirkistown Castle Golf Club, Cloughey, Portaferry

Kirkistown Castle Golf Club is situated in the sleepy little village of Cloughey on the eastern seaboard of the Ards Peninsula in County Down, N.Ireland. It is the nearest links golf course to the city of Belfast (about 45 minutes by road)

Bradshaws Brae Driving Range, Newtownards

18 covered floodlit bays, 10 outside bays.
Also Explanar Teaching centre, resident PGA professional Gordon Fairweather.

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