Saint Patrick's Day Walk

Join us on our annual walk through St Patrick's country.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

Organised jointly by Down District Council and the Lecale Ramblers, the route includes a mixture of quiet country roads and green lanes. The event is free and a wee dram of whiskey (or tea/coffee) is provided at our refreshment point.

The basics

Booking details
Free entry for registered walkers
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Meeting point
Meet in the Stableyard at Castle Ward
What to bring and wear
Weather appropriate clothing and good walking footwear.
For more information contact Downpatrick Tourist Information on 028 4461 2233 or email


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
17 March 2018 10:00 - 15:30 Available

Contact Info

Downpatrick Tourist Information Centre
Call 028 4461 2233

Upcoming events

Volunteer Open Day

Sat 10 Mar 2018
Volunteers are integral to our places - from bookshops to herbaceous borders, guided tours to gorse-cutting, there is always something to get involved in! Meet a few of our volunteers and find out how you can be a part of our team.

Free Open Day

Sat 10 Mar 2018
Enjoy free admission today. Meet our staff and volunteers and learn more about how we look after Castle Ward.

Mother's Day at Castle Ward

Sun 11 Mar 2018
Treat your mum or someone special to a day out at Castle Ward this Mother's Day. Take a tour of our eccentric mansion house and make your own posie to send a secret message with the Victorian language of flowers. Indulge in a cream tea in the...

Saint Patrick's Day Walk

Sat 17 Mar 2018
Join us on our annual walk through St Patrick's country.

Saint Patrick's Day Weekend

Sat 17 Mar 2018
Spring is in the air and life is returning to the estate. Join us for a weekend of traditional music in the Stableyard and celebrate the arrival of Spring and St Patrick's Day.

Easter at Castle Ward

Mon 26 Mar 2018
Easter is jam-packed with fun at Castle Ward. Look for eggs in the house, take a trail around the grounds and enjoy activities in our Discovery Zone - inspired by Mary Ward who was a naturalist, microscopist and illustrator. Make a day of it and...