Strangford Lough

Strangford Lough

Things to see and do

Go exploring

North Down and the Ards Peninsula

Strangford Lough

What's on 

Upcoming events

Rock Pool Picnic

Sat 07 Jul 2018
10:30-12:30
Young wildlife enthusuasts will love this day out at the magical Kearney Village on the Outer Ards Peninsula.

Salt Island Camping

Fri 10 Aug 2018
11:00-13:00
This two day family event is open to anyone who is ready for adventure, bushcraft and campfires on a remote island off Killyleagh

Ards Beach Clean

Sat 01 Sep 2018
10:00-12:00
Lend us a helping hand to clean up marine litter. This will be a great opportunity to see medieval fish traps and learn more about local life in the past.
Strangford Lough

History

Strangford Lough

Wildlife

Sandwich Tern eggs in a nest at Strangford Lough, County Down

Strangford Lough spring wildlife 

Strangford Lough is a unique place to visit at any time of the year, and in spring there's a wide variety of wildlife to be found by the shore or in the wider countryside.

Strangford Lough

Get involved

A group of volunteers working outdoors

Volunteer at Strangford Lough 

We couldn't work without our dedicated team of volunteers helping us in tasks to help conserve Strangford Lough. Take a look at what they get up to and how you can get involved and join the volunteer team.

Strangford Lough

Places to stay

A couple camping in a tent

The best spots on the lough 

Whether you want a dog-friendly cottage, a camping adventure with the kids or a glamping experience you'll find somewhere on Strangford Lough to suit your needs.