Crawfordsburn is the perfect place to stay while you are exploring Down as some of the city’s most popular attractions are within easy reach. Two destinations that should be on every visitor’s itinerary is the fabulous Royal Belfast Golf Course and the ever-popular Bangor Abbey. Two other recommended attractions that are located within a short distance of Crawfordsburn are the North Down Heritage Centre and Bangor Marina.
Be sure to visit some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area such a unique vacation destination. Discover the various museums and exhibit spaces the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum in Belfast.
There are many picturesque outdoor attractions here as well so make sure you enjoy the chance to get outdoors. Admire the trees and flowers, throw a frisbee, or just soak up the sunshine at Castle Park in Bangor.
While you are here, don’t miss some of the local sights such as the Sunken Gardens in Bangor. These spots are a magnet for locals and tourists alike. The Down area is filled with reminders of the past; every local history tour should begin with a visit to Bangor Castle in Bangor.
At the end of a day discovering the sights, sounds and smells of Crawfordsburn, relax for the night at one of the area’s hotels or serviced apartments. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks check out the amenities at the Culloden Estate & Spa, Holywood, the Cairn Bay Lodge, Bangor, and the Studio 101, Bangor.