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Downpatrick, Co. Down

Illustrating the North's history in architecture, with Irish Street, English Street and Scotch Street meeting at the town centre. The wide Georgian Mail leads past Down County Museum (and St Patrick Heritage Centre) up to Down Cathedral. St Patrick's Grave is marked by a great block of Mourne granite in the cathedral graveyard.

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Bus to Downpatrick

  • Bus routes operated by Bus ireann:
    • U240:
      • Downpatrick - Newry (Bus Station)
      • Newry (Bus Station) - Downpatrick

Things to See and Do in Downpatrick

Castle Ward

Strangford, Downpatrick, Co. Down, Northern Ireland
The showplace of the lough (Neagh) shore: a magnificent Georgian mansion (one facade classical, the other Strawberry Hill gothic) filled with works of art and period pieces. There is an ornamental lake with wildfowl, a temple and a lovely demesne (Nationa

Downpatrick and County Down Railway

Market Street, Downpatrick, Co. Down, BT30 6LZ, Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland's only standard guage (i.e. full size) heritage railway. Founded in 1985 and staffed by volunteers, the Downpatrick & Co. Down Railway runs steam (and sometimes heritage diesel) trains between Downpatrick and Inch Abbey on a restored rail

Inch Abbey

Co. Down, Northern Ireland
Near Downpatrick, ruined is a Norman foundation beautifully situated on the edge of the Quoile river. Quoile Pondage, where the river joins Strangford Lough, is a freshwater nature reserve with a visitor centre next to the 17th century ruined castle.

Saint Patrick Centre

Lower Market Street, Downpatrick, Co Down, Northern Ireland
Highly commended within the Information & Communication Category at The Northern Ireland Tourism Awards Ceremony (2004)Telling the story of Ireland's patron saint through a dynamic and informative exhibition. Housed in an amazing new building ...

Strangford Lough Wildlife Centre

Castle Ward, Strangford, Downpatrick, Co Down, BT30 7LS, Northern Ireland
The Trust's Wildlife Scheme that centres around the great open waters of Stranford Lough manages and provides access to 14,700 acres of foreshore and seabed. This includes fifty island, woodland, wetlands, saltmarsh and agricultural fields. The s...

Restaurants in Downpatrick

Denvir Denvir's

14 - 16 English Street, Downpatrick, BT30 6AB, Co. Down
Offering old world charm in the heart of Downpatrick, Denvir's has a long tradition of sheltering travellers and will endeavour to ensure that your stay will be a memorable one.

Paddys Barn

37A Mearne Road, Saul, Downpatrick, BT30 6SY, Co. Down
Saul, Co. Down is the homeland of St. Patrick where he held his first prayer meeting. He is reputed to be buried with St. Bridget and St. Colmcille in nearby Downpatrick. Paddy's Barn is situated between two of the most visited sites dedicated to him

Raw Spice

5 Owenbeg Avenue, Eclipse Cinemas, Downpatrick, Co. Down

Rock City Diner (Downpatrick)

Unit 1 Market House, Market Street, Downpatrick, BT30 6AA, Co. Down
A brand new concept to dining in County Down based on the 'traditional American Diner theme' offering items right from coffee to breakfast, burger to fillet steaks.

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Pubs & Nightlife

Downpatrick Pubs and Nightlife: An essential part of Ireland's social life and a must for every visitor.

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