Things to do in the Area
Below are some links of local attractions and activities in the Strangford Lough Area near Ardbrae Country House:
Mount Stewart is a beautiful National Trust property with a lot of walks and gardens. Only a 20minute drive from Ardbrae.
More information: beta.nationaltrust.org.uk/mount-stewart
Castle Ward is another “must visits” house, with loads of ground to cover for a great day out. To get to Castle Ward from Ardbrae, go to Portaferry and take the ferry to Strangford.
More information: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/castle-ward
The biggest tourist attraction in Portaferry, the Portaferry Aquarium: Exploris is a great day out in Portaferry. Only a 10 minute drive from Ardbrae.
More information: www.exploris.org.uk
Did you know the Northern Ireland is the home of many Game of Thrones locations?
More information: ardbrae.co.uk/local-attractions/game-of-thrones-tour
The Strangford Lough Tourist board can give you loads of information about what to do in and around the Strangford Lough area.
More information: www.strangfordlough.org
If you are interested in Sailing on Strangford Lough we would recommend the Kircubbin Sailing Club which is a 15 minute drive from Ardbrae.
More information: www.kircubbinsailingclub.co.uk
You may also want to consider the Newtownards Sailing Club which is a 25 minute drive from Ardbrae.
More information: www.newtownardssailingclub.co.uk
Anyone keen on flying or gliding may consider spending time at the Ulster Flying Club, which is a 30 minute drive away.
More information: www.ulsterflyingclub.com
The Ards Cycling Club frequently cycle around the Ards Peninsula and Strangford Lough area.
More information: www.ardscyclingclub.co.uk
Kirkistown Golf Club is only a 10 minute drive away from Ardbrae.
More information: www.linksgolfkirkistown.com
Kirkistown Race Track is only a 10 minute drive away from Ardbrae.
More information: www.kirkistown.com
Walk NI has loads of information on different walks in Northern Ireland.
More information: www.walkni.com