Castle Ward Caravan Park

“Waterside location on National Trust estate, setting for TV and film  productions” - AA Inspector

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STRANGFORD, COUNTY DOWN

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Nestled in a clearing just above the shores of Strangford Lough Castle Ward Caravan Park offers an ideal location for those wishing to visit the wider National Trust Estate. Those Game of Thrones fans might recognise some of the buildings on the estate as HBO used Castle Ward as the location for the Stark family seat 'Winterfell'

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Castle Ward Caravan Park
Downpatrick Road, STRANGFORD, COUNTY DOWN, BT30 7BA

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About the area

Discover County Down

Geographically, County Down seems to put a long arm around Strangford Lough, over 70 square miles of water. The arm is the Ards Peninsula, the most easterly part of Ireland.

Strangford Lough is a ria (a drowned estuary), caused by rising sea levels at the end of the Ice Age It is dotted with some 70 small islands, actually the highest points of drowned drumlins (small rounded hills) formed of material left behind by glaciers. The Lough is home to large flocks of wintering wildfowl that congregate on the mudflats surrounding its shores. About 9 square miles of the lough are a designated reserve for this reason.

Bangor is at the top of the peninsula, and with its picturesque seafront promenades, a charming marina and many shops and restaurants, it is regularly voted the most desirable place to live in Northern Ireland. Much of the town dates from the Victorian era with some historic buildings as well as some more modern development, and one of the largest open-air markets in Northern Ireland.

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