Whether it's your first time in this part of the world or you live nearby, knowledgeable and friendly staff at the Ards Visitor Information Centre are ready to hel you plan your perfect trip.
Located in Newtownards, just beside the bus station, the Centre is your first port of call for local and national information on attractions, activities, accommodation, events and much, much more. A large range of free guides and leaflets on many visitor facilities throughout Northern Ireland are also available. And, should you need some holiday inspiration, staff can advise on the best ways to spend your time in this wonderful part of the world.
There are lots of hidden gems waiting to be discovered on your doorstep and further afield - and best of all many events and attractions are free! Staff are armed with all the information you need to get the best value for your money whether looking for a day trip, overnight stay or short break away.
The Centre also holds events guides for Northern Ireland's large attractions and museums such as the Grand Opera House, National Trust properties & the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum. Check out its ever-changing events board with posters for local events and activities.
In 2014, top class events in this area include the Circuit of Ireland in April, with Newtownards hosting a stage of this incredibly popular event on Good Friday, and Armed Forces Day on Sat 21 June in Newtownards. There is no excuse to be bored!