Fri, 25 Mar|
Guided Walking Historical Tours - Friday AM
Guided walking and historical tours with a Viking and natural history emphasis, led by Brigid Watson
Time & Location
25 Mar 2022, 11:00 – 13:00
Portaferry Hotel, 10 The Strand, Portaferry, Newtownards BT22 1PE, UK
About The Event
Walking Tours of Portaferry and Strangford led by Brigid Watson of Sustainable Journeys Ireland
1. History and Heritage of Portaferry - 2 hours
Once an important shipbuilding centre, Portaferry is now a picturesque tourist destination nestled on the shore of Strangford Lough. On this walk, explore the economic and social history of the town and visit local buildings of architectural interest. Learn about Portaferry’s maritime industrial heritage, key people who shaped the development of the town, and hear stories about the impact of the Vikings in this coastal area.
· Walk 1. Friday 25th: Start point and times: 11 am outside the Portaferry Hotel (opposite the ferry terminal)
· Festival ticket price for each walking tour £3
Bring warm clothing, including a hat and rainproof gear. Wear comfortable walking shoes. Tour ends back at the Portaferry Hotel.
Guided Walk - Historical Tour
Walk 1. Friday 25th: Start point and times: 11 am outside the Portaferry Hotel (opposite the ferry terminal)£3.00+£0.08 service fee