There are riches untold along the shores of the North Down coast. Tourists are continually surprised at the natural beauty and historical significance that lies along this stretch of Northern Ireland, with scenic drives along the coast or through the country revealing a wealth of educational knowledge and picturesque pleasure. The Strangford Arms Hotel’s location makes it the ideal place to stay while exploring this unique region along the banks of Strangford Lough. Professional staff at reception can provide helpful information about all the activities, events and places of interest within easy reach of the hotel.
The area surrounding the hotel is prosperous in history and wildlife with 18th century National Trust Mansions in close proximity, such as Mount Stewart which features one of the greatest gardens in the British Isles and Castle Ward. Families can also enjoy days out at Castle Espie, which is home to Ireland’s largest collection of ducks, geese and swans with breathtaking views of its 30 acres of woodland or can visit the Exploris Aquarium which offers a diver’s eye view of marine life.
The Strangford Arms has an enviable location which has made it a favourite with golfers and golfing societies. Guests are able to enjoy an unwinding game of golf in the numerous renowned golf courses in the surrounding area, such as Holywood, which is home to Rory Mcllroy, Clandeboye, Royal Belfast and Scrabo Golf Clubs which are situated near by, and with Kirkistown Castle Golf Course only 15 miles away following a scenic drive down the Ards peninsula.
The relaxed pace and beauty along the North Down coast adds a tranquil ambience to any occassion which takes place at the Strangford Arms Hotel.