Strangford Lough


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Strangford Lough

(străng`fərd lŏkh), inlet of the Irish Sea, 17 mi (27 km) long and 4 mi (6.4 km) wide, between Ards and Down dists., E Northern Ireland, entered through a 5-mi (8-km) strait, the Narrrows. The Narrows, with its strong tidal currents, is the site of a commercial tidal energy demonstration project (operational 2008). One of the largest of the inlet's many small islands is Mahee island, which is the site of ancient monastic ruins.
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Visit hastingshotels.com WHAT TO DO Drive to The Ards & North Down region to explore the stunning the shores of Strangford Lough then after make sure to check out Titanic Belfast to discover the story of the Titanic in a fresh new way.
Distilled on the shores of Strangford Lough, Pineapple & Ginger and Rhubarb & Ginger gin are now on shelves across the region.
(Event free, admission applies.) COUNTY DOWN St Brendan Sea Safari: May 25 Set sail on Northern Ireland's scenic Strangford Lough for an exciting adventure to watch seabirds and other wildlife from a totally different perspective.
Mount Stewart, COUNTY DOWN Red Trail ONE of the world's best gardens, this route loops through field and woodland, flanked by fiery colours and views of Strangford Lough.
Full of history and scenic magic on the banks of Strangford Lough, it combines history and nature with modern TV thrills.
Alan Titchmarsh in Mount Stewart's central hall TITCHMARSH Channel 5, 9pm TONIGHT, the presenter visits Mount Stewart, on the shores of Strangford Lough, in Northern Ireland, which was home to the Stewart family for more than 250 years.
TITCHMARSH CHANNEL 5, 9PM TONIGHT, the presenter visits Mount Stewart on the shores of Strangford Lough in Northern Ireland, which was home to the Stewart family for more than 250 years.
The five pound note focuses on Northern Ireland as a place that people pass through and visit, highlighting the importance of the sea and migration and features Strangford lough and Brent Geese.
The route follows the demesne shoreline around to Robb's Camp where Lannister was held captive (aka Audleys Castle), with stunning sweeping views over Strangford lough.
"Marine Current Turbines has developed a world leading tidal turbine, a world class engineering team, unrivalled expertise in long-term turbine operations and testing through its SeaGen installation at Strangford Lough and an impressive portfolio of projects under development across the UK.