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Strangford Lough

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Park Road, off the A25, Strangford, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 22 November 2018

Looked gorgeous in the Autumn and so peaceful. We walked around it by Castle Ward whilst doing the Game of Thrones Tour (highly recommended) for beautiful views and filming locations along the way. Locals were so friendly. Simply stunning!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jade B
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

There are lots of interesting things to see if you're touring around Strangford Lough . Strangford Yacht Club is beautifully situated with Mahee Castle close by . Especially pleasant on a sunny Autumn afternoon .

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

This is a short crossing (about 5 minutes on a good day). On a good day some great views. The kids will love it. You can go by foot or car. Ferry takes about 20/25 cars and there is an indoor and outdoor foot passenger...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jonathan G
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Strangford Lough is just superb as we found out. There are lots of islands around the Lough-some accessible by land some by boat. We were lucky enough to drive up and down both sides and also cross over on the boat. Great for fishing, bird...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 August 2018

All it is is a flooded valley, but it is a beautiful one with strong tides, pladdies to catch the inexperienced boatman. The rolling hills of the south end contribute to the character of the place. For those who want to go to Portaferry, there...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Vincent D
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!!

Date of experience: May 2018
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

Date of experience: May 2018
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

Date of experience: March 2018
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

Date of experience: February 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2017
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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