Strangford Lough

Important notice -

Please note that we've had to close the Salt Island Bothy for the rest of the season due to damages to the building, therefore we are currently not taking bookings for the Bothy. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

A most beautiful landscape of international importance

More about this place

Strangford Lough

Things to see and do

Go exploring

North Down and the Ards Peninsula

Strangford Lough

What's on 

Upcoming events

Life on the Lough

Sat 21 Oct 2017
10:00-12:00
Enjoy a photographic exhibition and talk about the history and wildlife of Strangford Lough in the Past and present.

Brent Watch

Sat 21 Oct 2017
11:30-13:30
Why not have a gander at the geese? Did you know that Strangford Lough is one of the major destinations for wintering birds in the UK.
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.