heritage tours at Portico in Portaferry near Belfast

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Concert venues are now permitted to open with mitigations. We are also open for pre-booked guided tour groups. If you would like to find out more please contact us.

Following sector guidelines we now require all attendees over the age of 18 to show proof of Covid status by providing one of the following:

  • Proof of full vaccination
  • Proof of a negative Lateral Flow Test
  • Proof of natural immunity


Entertain the kids with cartoons and interactive tablets while you take an architecture tour of our grade A listed building (as shown recently on Channel 4's Great British Restorations and NVTV's The Portico of Ards programme). 

Explore the heritage exhibitions and have a go on Portico’s huge pipe organ or just pretend and let it give you a recital all on its own!

To find out what concerts, events, exhibitions and activities we have see the What's on section or check 10 Things To Do at Portico.

You can find out about our Guided Tours here or where to find us. If you'd like more information about our history first then read all about it here.

To find out about all the places nearby that are well worth a visit – see Beyond Portico.

If you want to know anything else try our about section or get in touch! Or if you've an hour to spare then watch this fascinating documentary all about us!

What we look like...

Come and see for yourself...