Beech Hill Guest House Bed and Breakfast Accommodation in Ireland - close to Belfast, Bangor & Holywood also Belfast City Airport and ferry ports, Conference Centres and Exhibition venues.
BEECH HILL
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Beech Hill Guide to Some Great Days Out from Belfast

Rowallane Gardens: Rowallane is 25 mins drive from Belfast. Established in the 1860s it is a beautiful natural garden with an outstanding collection of trees, shrubs and other plants. Run by The National Trust it is famed for its rhodoendron and azaleas. Rowallane Garden, Saintfield, Co. Down. Tel: 028 9751 0131 www.ntni.org.uk

WWT Castle Espie Wetland Centre: Castle Espie's unique beauty is full of the sights and sounds of nature. Ireland's largest collection of ducks, geese and swans, many of which will feed from your hand. Extended gardens and woodlands with a gift shop, home made food, art gallery and three bird hides. Only 12 miles from Belfast, Castle Espie is perfect for families and groups. Castle Espie, 78 Ballydrain Road, Comber, Co. Down. Tel: 028 9187 4146 info@castleespie@wwt.org.uk www.wwt.org.uk

The OUTLET: The OUTLET is Irelands premier retail outlet centre, consisting of 80+ units in a crescent shaped configeration. The centre plays host to a selection of retail brands un-paralleled in Ireland. The OUTLET, Bridgewater Park, Banbridge, Co. Down. info@the-outlet.co.uk www.the-outlet.co.uk

Somme Heritage Centre
: The centre examines Ireland's role in the 1st World War with special reference to the cross-community involvement in the 3 local volunteer Divisions: the 10th and 16th (Irish) Divisions and the 36th (Ulster) Division. Guided tours bring the visitor back in time to 1910 where they learn about the Home Rule Crisis, recruiting and training of men and life in the trenches. Somme Heritage Centre, 233 Bangor Road, Newtownards, Co. Down. BT23 7PH. Tel: 028 9182 3214 sommeassociation@dnet.co.uk www.irishsoldier.org

Ulster Folk and Transport Museum: The award winning Ulster Folk and Transport Museum recaptures a disappearing way of life, preserves traditional skills and celebrates transport history. The Folk Museum invites you to stroll through yesteryear's countryside with its farms, cottages, crops and livestock. The Transport Museum presents Ireland's most comprehensive transport collection and includes The Irish Railway Collection, Road Transport Galleries, X2 Flight Experience, exhibitions including Titanic exhibitions. Only 6 miles from Belfast. Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, Cultra, Holywood, Co. Down. BT18 0EU Tel: 028 9042 8428 uftm.info@magni.org.uk www.uftm.org.uk

Mount Stewart House and Gardens: A fascinating 18th century property with exquisite architecture including The Temple Of The Winds. A world Heritage Site with world famous gardens. A guided tour of the house takes in the history of the Londonderry family. Open March-Oct. Approximately 45 minute drive from Belfast. Mount Stewart, near Newtownards, Co. Down. Tel: 028 4278 8387 www.ntni.org.uk

Nendrum Monastery: Nendrum Monastery was founded with the blessing of St. Patrick, and was at its prime in the year 1000. It is a magic spot, a beautiful island accessible by bridges, with dry stone walls, heavenly views and a guide and site display. Open April-Sept: Tues-Sat 10.00am-7.00pm, Sun 2.00pm-7.00pm. Oct-March: Sat 10.00am-4.00pm, Sun 2.00pm-4.00pm, Admission free. Nendrum Monastery, Killinchy, Co. Down. Tel: 028 9054 3037 www.ehsni.gov.uk

Bangor Abbey: This wonderful Abbey was founded in 558AD by St. Comgall and is where the Antiphonarium Benchorense was written. Throughout history the Abbey was destroyed and rebuilt many times. The main body of the building dates from the 1830s and 1840s but the tower is from the 15th Century and the octagonal Steeple dates from 1693. The Church Yard has many interesting grave stones. Visitors should respect that this is a working place of worship. Bangor Abbey, Junction of Abbey Street, Newtownards Road, Bangor, Co. Down. Tel: 028 9127 0069

Parliament Buildings, Stormont: Stormont estate home of the Northern Ireland Assembly. The extensive parkland open daily until 7.30pm. Access to Parliament Buildings is restricted to The Great Hall. Guided tours by special arrangement. Parliament Buildings, Stormont, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast.

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