Castle Ward is the fascinating home of the Ward family since the 16th century, a unique property with its impressive Gothic façade and stunning location overlooking Strangford Lough.
Explore the beautiful walled estate and impressive gardens with paths that wind their way through woodland and open onto the quiet shores of the Lough. Castle Ward’s historic farmyard is now famed for being the location of Winterfell, from the popular TV series Game of Thrones and the ‘Whispering Wood’ can also be found at this location.
The medieval town of Downpatrick reputed to be the final resting place of St. Patrick is home to the St. Patrick’s Centre, an interactive exhibition dedicated to Ireland’s Patron Saint. St. Patrick’s Grave, Down Cathedral, Down County Museum and Gaol are within close proximity and well worth a visit.