Down Vacation Packages
From Down, Belfast is 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northwest, and Glasgow is approximately 120 miles (193 kilometers) to the northeast.
Down has a few tourist attractions, such as Inch Abbey and Down Cathedral.
See why Northern Ireland is so frequented by travelers from all over the world, by getting out and touring the cornucopia of cultural and scenic attractions around Down. Head 9 miles (14 kilometers) west to Portaferry, where you can check out the Exploris Aquarium and Killyleagh Castle.
Downpatrick, is another good spot to discover. It is about 2 miles (3 kilometers) from Down and offers a diverse range of points of interest, such as Downpatrick Racecourse, Down County Museum and St. John's Point Lighthouse. Castle Ward, Kilclief Castle and St. Patrick Centre are also good spots for investigating before returning to Down.
Visit Northern Ireland's art museums, history museums and art galleries. These are great destinations to explore, particularly when the weather is a little moody. An excellent way to get to know a place and its people is by getting an understanding of its history. While in Northern Ireland, be sure to tour the area's fine old towns.
This area has a number of excellent places for rafting, so be sure you fit that into your itinerary. Canoeing is another watersport here. There are some exciting ways to experience the wide open spaces in and around Down. Zip-lining and rock climbing are just two ways active visitors can get their kicks.
When booking your trip to Down, keep in mind that the nearest major airport, George Best Belfast City Airport, is located in in Belfast, 20 miles (32 kilometers) away.