A family break with a difference- spend the night in the quirky new heated camping pods at Castle Ward and enjoy some outdoor activities too!
You will be provided with bikes so that you can explore the grounds of the estate as well as local local cafés and picnic spots!
Choose as a family an additional activity to do together from either archery or canoeing.
Available to families of 4 (children must be aged 4+ for Archery and Canoeing) and suitable for all abilities.
This package can be booked at any time throughout the year (depending on availability). The package includes 1 night in the camping pod, bikes will be provided to explore the fantastic trails in Castle Ward + 1 other activity (either Canoeing or Archery).
The activities can be booked for any time throughout your stay at Castle Ward (subject to availability). Approximate durations are: Bike hire 2.5 hours, Canoeing 2.5 hours, Archery 45 minutes.
What to bring:
For the pod - everything you would bring camping! Sleeping bag, pillow, cooking equipment, etc...).
For the activities - warm clothing, gloves to wear when biking and a waterproof jacket. Flat, suitable shoes only - the activities involve walking on sometimes muddy and uneven ground. Showers available for after the activities so please bring your own toiletries and towels. Please remember to bring personal medication e.g. asthma inhaler.
Gift Vouchers are available for this activity:
To purchase a Family Pod Camping Adventure Gift Voucher, please follow this link: http://www.outdoorni.com/gift-vouchers/216/family-pod-camping-adventure-package/.
Castle Ward Estate,
+44(0)28 43 723 933
Directions from Downpatrick: For Clearsky Adventure Centre follow directions below. For Sea Safari at Strangford Pier continue past entrance of Castle Ward Estate and continue to Strangford Village. Head towards Strangford on the A25 then turn left at the crossroads where you will see a sign for ‘Castle Ward Estate’. Follow road through gates into the estate, passing the Castle Ward mansion house on your right and warden’s hut on your left. Continue along the road, following signs for the car park. When you reach the car park (on your left) continue straight along the one-way system, following signs for The Farmyard and Clearsky Adventure Centre. You will go down a hill in a sharp U shape. At the bottom, turn left and continue onto the two-way system until you reach the bottom of the hill and Farmyard/courtyard area. Turn left through arched opening into courtyard next to big clock tower. You have arrived!