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Strangford Lough

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Lovely location and ferry service. Saw some seals

We travelled around the Lough by car taking in the views, which were lovely. Ended up crossing over... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
Fantastic Scenery - Well Worth A Visit

Beautiful area to visit and the bonus of free parking. Popped across from Portaferry to Strangford... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
Terence K
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Park Road, off the A25, Strangford, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

We travelled around the Lough by car taking in the views, which were lovely. Ended up crossing over on the ferry for lunch, which was very enjoyable. Saw some basking seals!!

Thank JohnDixon
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Beautiful area to visit and the bonus of free parking. Popped across from Portaferry to Strangford on the ferry - very nice little journey. Well worth a visit but watch out if you need to spend a penny - it will cost you 20pence!!!!!!!!!!!!! WHY?...More

Thank Terence K
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Took some American friends down here while visiting Belfast and the scenery is beautiful. We drove right through Newtownards and Greyabbey stopping before Mount Stewart and driving through Kircubbin and down to portaferry and across on the ferry to Strangford before heading back to Belfast....More

Thank Belfastgaint
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Short, but enjoyable, journey on the Ferry from Strangford to Portaferry, but it would take a long time to drive up to the top of the Lough and back down the other side. Although a short trip the lovely scenery of the two towns of...More

Thank Mo_DaW171
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

If your visiting Northern Ireland then Strangford Lough is a "must". It's exceptionally beautiful. I stayed on the edge of the Lough, just outside Comber, and had stunning views and wonderful weather. I recommend a trip to Nendrum Monastic Site to see the ruins, the...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

While touring the Arts Peninsula, I traveled all around Strangford Lough, seeing it at low tide, high tide, in nice weather and stormy weather. It's a beautiful lake, with lovely historic towns and villages surrounding it, including several landmarks like the Mount Stewart Estate, Grey...More

Thank NHjo
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Stayed in this pretty village at The Cuan. Winterfell at the NT property "Castle Ward" estate is only 5 minutes away. There is a little harbour with a inexpensive car ferry to take you over the lough to Portaferry. This allows you to do a...More

Thank S0l58
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Our son has a house in Strangford but only lives in it during his short visits to the UK. When he is there we always spend a few days with him. Northern Ireland has always been a special place for me but Strangford is a...More

Thank Ranald M
Reviewed 20 August 2017

A day out I have done on several occasions.. drive from Newtownards to Poraferry, the scenery is gorgeous and hugs the coastline the whole way. Spend a few hours in the Aquarium, then get the short ferry over to Strangford (cost us £7:50 for the...More

Thank Lisarti
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We took a drive along the Lough, and a stroll around near the lough mouth. Scenery is absolutely beautiful on a sunny day. Unspoilt views, crumbling old buildings, turrets, so atmospheric.

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16 February 2016|
Response from John A | Reviewed this property |
Easy. Stay on main roads throughout and your journey should take about an hour without rushing. Come up the lough towards Newtownards, then take the main road towards Bangor. At the ring road take the A2 dual carriageway... More