May Bank Holiday fun

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Visit Castle Ward on May bank holiday weekends to enjoy sheepdog herding, crafts and games in the house. Come along for a family weekend of fun.

We've got lots on, from shadow puppets to runner ducks, check out what's on over the bank holiday weekends in May.

On both weekends: 

Sunday 6 May

  • Lawn games in the Laundry Green - all day
  • Crafts and puzzles in the barn - 12 - 4
DunDroma Sheepdogs showing off their..duck herding skills!
DunDroma Sheepdogs
DunDroma Sheepdogs showing off their..duck herding skills!

Monday 7 May

  • DunDroma Sheepdogs will be on site, herding not sheep but runner ducks! Shows will be running on the front lawn at 12 and 2
  • Live Music in the Pinetum from Brendan McKenna 1 - 3.30
  • Lawn games in the Laundry Green - all day
  • Tower House talks - learn about the ancient history of Castle Ward and how it was the perfect spot for the medieval-esque setting of Winterfell in Game of Thrones - 11 - 4
Enjoy our tractors and diggers at the Barn
A family enjoying the tractors at Castle Ward, Co. Down
Enjoy our tractors and diggers at the Barn

Sunday 27 May

  • Shadow Puppets and puppet making in the house - 1 - 4
  • Lawn games in the Laundry Green - all day
  • Crafts and puzzles in the barn - 12 - 4

Monday 28 May

  • DunDroma Sheepdogs will be on site, herding not sheep but runner ducks! Shows will be running on the front lawn at 12 and 2
  • Live Music in the Pinetum from 1 - 3.30
  • Lawn games in the Laundry Green - all day
  • Crafts and puzzles in the barn - 12 - 4

May is also the perfect time to see our Bluebells on the bluebell trail. Enjoy your weekend of family fun at Castle Ward!