The Port

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The Port

The Port (previously known as The Portaferry Hotel) is a five-minute walk from Portico. The hotel is situated on the shore of Strangford Lough with stunning views from every window!

It features 14 individually decorated bedrooms and serves gastro-style pub grub from noon until 6pm daily. 

The Cuan

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The Cuan

The Cuan is in Strangford village, just ten minutes away via a short scenic ferry ride across the lough. A landmark for over 200 years, in 2020 under new ownership,

The Cuan underwent an extensive renovation and upgrading and is now a 4* modern hotel full of character and style offering a high level of hospitality to locals and visitors alike.

 

Sustainable Journeys Ireland

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Sustainable Journeys Ireland Brigid-Watson

Sustainable Journeys Ireland is where to go for guided coastal walks and themed tours of the built, cultural and natural heritage all around us.

“Slow down, drink in the beauty of your surroundings, listen to the birdsong and reconnect with nature.”

 

Tracey’s Farmhouse Kitchen

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Tracey's Farmhouse Kitchen

Tracey’s Farmhouse Kitchen provides an authentic traditional baking experience.

You’ll be welcomed into her home with the aroma of home made Fruit Soda Bannock as it comes out of the oven, served with award winning Irish butter. Then it’s time for you to get an apron on and learn how to make traditional griddle breads:

  • Soda breads,
  • Wheaten and
  • Potato!

More information on places to eat, sleep or visit

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Visitor Information at Exploris

For further information on local places to eat, sleep or visit go to Portaferry Visitor Information Office within Reception at Exploris Aquarium. Open 10am to 5pm seven days a week with staff on hand to assist. Tel: 028 9182 6846 or email [email protected]

Useful links for visitors to the area: