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On the Lough (Strangford Lough)

Designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Strangford Lough is the largest sea inlet in the British Isles. It is therefore a unique setting and perfect for water sport enthusiasts.

There are a lot of activity providers which provide perfect family days out, accommodate school groups and corporate events. So whether you are wanting a tour of the lough, experience an exhilarating sea safari, sailing, bouldering, canoeing/kayaking or diving to explore the marine life of the lough - you are in for a great adventure.


Places To Visit

D V Diving, Bangor

DV Diving is a PADI Five Star Dive Centre, TDI Facility, RYA Training Centre and HSE recognised scuba assessment centre based at Strangford Lough, County Down, Northern Ireland.

Nelsons Boats, Donaghadee

Public trips from Donaghadee harbour from June - September. Sea fishing twice daily with some tackle provided. Afternoon pleasure cruises (some landing) to the scenic Copeland Islands.

Down Cruising Club / Lightship, Killinchy, Newtownards

Ballydorn is located upon the northeast coast of Ireland, upon Strangford Lough’s western shore and to the west of Rainey Island.

Strangford Sea Safari,

12 seater high speed Rib trips in Strangford Lough area.

Managed by the Clearsky Adventure Centre, we offer tours with a difference along this stunning coastline.

Visit the seals, Islands, Shipwreck, Sea Gen and pumping whirlpools of ...

Strangford Lough Yacht Club, Killinchy, Newtownards

Junior dinghy sailing courses
Adult sailing courses
Power boat courses

Donaghadee Sailing Club, Donaghadee

Training in dinghy sailing & safety boat handling. Donaghadee Sailing Club is situated in Shore Street overlooking the harbour

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Exploring Strangford Lough

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