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Driving around Strangford LoughNendrum Monastery

Strangford Lough Driving Routes

Why not join one of the scenic and fascinating driving routes in the Strangford Lough area.

Ulster Scots Connection

Discover the Ulster Scots legacy!

Learn about James Hamilton and Hugh Montgomery, two great Ulster Scots whose ambition and bitter rivalry made the plantation of North Down and Ards succeed where English armies failed.

Three unique and fascinating Ulster Scots audio driving trails can be downloaded from

A Saint's Legacy: The Saint Patrick’s Trail

Why not find out more about Ireland's patron saint on the Saint Patrick’s Trail, a 92 mile signed driving route.  This trail highlights 15 key Patrician/Christian Heritage sites.  Find out more and download the Trail map here.

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Exploring Strangford Lough

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