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This picturesque coastline provides visitors with sweeping views of the...

This picturesque coastline provides visitors with sweeping views of the sea, ancient graves and forts, pretty coastal villages and the "violent fjord," where four hundred million tons of water rush through a narrow land gap twice a day.

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Part of the Mourne Coastal Route

Head east out of Belfast on the A2 and down the coast to Portaferry where you pick up the A20 to come north along the side of Strangford Lough and back to Belfast. You pass by... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 July 2016
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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Head east out of Belfast on the A2 and down the coast to Portaferry where you pick up the A20 to come north along the side of Strangford Lough and back to Belfast. You pass by numerous sights like the Ulster Folk & Transport museum, the seaside town of Bangor, Grey Abbey ruins, Mount Stewart house and gardens, the eastern... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Yes I may be biased because I live on the Ards Peninsula, but this part of the world is beautiful. Take your car and drive down the Eastern shore towards Portaferry, passing through Greyabbey and Kircubbin, not forgetting to call in at the National Trust's Mount Stewart House and Gardens. There are several nice places to get a meal on... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2014 via mobile

Great place to drive around Irish Sea on the the outer part and Stangford lough on the inside Very different scenery Nice little villages Donaghadee very pretty town Portavogie really interesting working harbour

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2013 via mobile

We took the ferry from Strangford Village, over to Portoferry, for an afternoon bike ride. The scenery along the coast was spectacular. We glimpsed the Mourne Mountains on the return.

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