Experience Strangford Lough & Lecale.
The Strangford Lough and Lecale AONB office is based in Downpatrick, covering the whole of the Strangford and Lecale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, taking in much of the Ards Peninsula, Strangford Lough and LecaleFind out about what we do
Things to do
Strangford and Lecale offers a variety of Things To Do for visitors to enjoy the countryside. Walkers and cyclists can follow a number of routes ranging in length and difficulty all of which give users the chance to explore the geology, archaeology, wildlife and legend of the area.
The Strangford Lough and Lecale AONB office is based in Downpatrick, covering the whole of the Strangford and Lecale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, taking in much of the Ards…
AONB Youth Ranger Programme 2022/23
Educational and Field Trips
We offer educational programs to explore our unique geology, history and biodiversity. These are designed to engage young minds to consider our impact on the environment and how this has changed…
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