Banbridge Vacation Packages
Banbridge is within easy reach of many of Down’s attractions. Legamanny Dolmen and the Oxford Island Nature Reserve are amongst the many popular sights here, adored by locals and visitors alike. Two other worthy points of interest that are within a short distance of Banbridge are the Newry Town Hall and Newry Cathedral.
To really understand Down, visit one of its museums and theaters. Spend part of the day browsing the exhibits at Hilden Brewery in Lisburn, the Armagh County Museum in Armagh and the Irish Linen Centre and Museum.
When it’s time to escape the bustling streets of Down, plan a trip to one of the many nearby green spaces. If you are up for a walk take the family to a local beach, for example Newcastle Beach in Newcastle. Immerse yourself in nature and spend some quality time outdoors in local parks and gardens such as Carnanmore Park in Belfast, the Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park and the City of Belfast International Rose Garden. To see the local wilderness set out to explore the Castlewellan Forest Park in Castlewellan and the Loughgall Country Park in Armagh.
Some popular Down attractions are within driving distance of the Banbridge area, including the Castle Gardens in Lisburn, Dundrum Castle in Newcastle and the Narrow Water Castle in Newry. The St. Patrick's Church of Ireland Cathedral in Armagh and the St. Patrick's Church offer visitors to Down a chance to better understand the religious history of the area. Relive Down’s colorful past by visiting Navan Fort in Armagh and the Navan Fort and Visitor Centre.
Hit a few balls at the Malone Golf Club in Belfast, the Royal County Down Golf Course in Newcastle and the Dunmurry Golf Club, amongst the most popular greens in the area.
Banbridge is a place of proud sporting traditions. Visit nearby Windsor Park, Belfast, home to the Northern Ireland national football team soccer team and the Linfield F.C. in summer. After enjoying the game, follow the stream of local sports obsessives to a nearby pub or bar to either celebrate, or commiserate, depending on the score.
After a long day enjoying the charms of Banbridge, relax for the night in one of the area’s popular hotels or serviced apartments. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, be sure to check out the Slieve Donard Resort and Spa, Newcastle, the Armagh City Hotel, and the popular Canal Court hotel, Newry.