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Backpacking in Northern Ireland, your guide to County Down.

Millisle

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Millisle is a village on the Ards Peninsula in County Down, Northern Ireland. It is about 3 miles (4.8 km) south of Donaghadee. Millisle is situated in the townlands of Ballymacruise and Ballycopeland, the civil parish of Donaghadee and the …

Greyabbey

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Greyabbey is a small village, townland and civil parish located on the eastern shores of Strangford Lough, on the Ards Peninsula in County Down, Northern Ireland. It lies 7 miles (11 km) south of Newtownards. Greyabbey is often associated with …

Comber

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Comber is a town in County Down, Northern Ireland. Main Sights: War Memorial St. Mary’s Church of Ireland Comber Square Population: 9,000 Places to Stay: Comber Courtyard Apartment Our Favourite Pub: Our Favourite Restaurant: Our Favourite Coffee Shop: Our Comber Secrets: …

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Newtownards

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Newtownards is a large town in County Down, Northern Ireland. It lies at the most northern tip of Strangford Lough, 10 miles (16 km) east of Belfast, on the Ards Peninsula. Newtownards is the largest town in the Borough of …

Bangor

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Bangor is a large town in County Down, Northern Ireland. It is an iconic and popular seaside resort twinned with Bregenz in Austria. Bangor is often referred to as a dormitory town, as most of its residents work in Belfast, …