Ballyquintin National Nature Reserve

Ballyquintin National Nature Reserve

The coastal path passes through farmland, rocky shore and beach. From the walk you can take in views across Strangford Lough to Killard Point and across the Irish sea to The Isle of Man on a clear day. There is a variety of wildlife to watch out for.

The nearby towns of Portaferry and Strangford have several popular pubs, restaurants and cafes.

Facilities

Parking

Opening Hours

Open all year round

Charges

Access: 

Admission free

Parking: 

No charge

Getting There

From Portaferry head south along the Bar Hall road, which runs along the eastern shore of the Lough. National Trust signage directs to Ballyquintin Farm and Nature Reserve on the right, 3 miles from Portaferry.

Walk Trails

Circular, 0.8 - 1.6 miles

Ballyquintin Farm. A coastal grassland walk on the tip of the Ards Peninsula.

Cycling Routes

Circular, 22 miles

Portaferry. Circular route which links the tranquil shores of Strangford Lough with the Irish Sea.

Canoeing Routes

Port Kelly. On the East Coast Canoe Trail.

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Contact

+44 (0) 28 4278 7769

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