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From the mists of time to Norman castles and from the seeds of Christianity sown among the Celts by St Patrick to the finest gardens in these isles, the heritage of this district will enthral and enrapture as you embark on a journey through the centuries.

Please click on the links below to take a look at the heritage sites Down District has to offer:

 Ardglass, Castlewellan, Clough, Crossgar
Downpatrick, Loughinisland
Dundrum, Killough, Killyleagh
Saintfield, Strangford

 For further information, please contact the Visitor Information Centres in Downpatrick or Newcastle.

Photograph courtesy of Down County Museum.


Downpatrick Visitor Information
The Saint Patrick Centre,
53a Market Street
Downpatrick, BT30 6LZ
T 0 28 4461 2233
F 0 28 4461 2350

Newcastle Visitor Information Centre
10-14 Central Promenade,
Newcastle, BT33 0AA
T 0 28 4372 2222
F 0 28 4372 2400