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County Down is a beautiful area to live and visit, with so many places to find and enjoy.  Some places are clearly must-see destinations, but other places are hidden away.  These secret destinations, that you would be unlikely to stumble across unless you knew where to look, are the fabric of County Down.  It is these hidden gems where you will find the whisper and beauty of this attractive place.

Start your search for the perfect places in County Down that you would be happy to spend your time at, whether it be a stroll around a Country Park, a fascinating visit to a historical place or a delicious picnic on a long beach. Search for your preferred destinations to see them on a map and find other exciting places nearby to explore too.

Why not create your own list of favourite places in County Down to explore at your leisure or to fill the itinerary of your holiday.

If you have a favourite place in County Down that makes you smile, consider sharing it to help others find it too.

Find and Explore places, to enjoy your time in County Down.

Special Places

Silent Valley Mountain Park

Silent Valley Mountain Park

The Silent Valley Reservoir is a reservoir located in the Mourne Mountains near Kilkeel, County Down in Northern Ireland. It supplies most of the water for County Down, surrounding counties and most of Belfast.

Orlock Point

Orlock Point

The Rocky outcrops of Orlock Point contain a mosaic of semi-natural habitats which support a rich diversity of plants and animals.

Newtownards

Newtownards

Newtownards is a town, townland and civil parish in County Down, Northern Ireland.

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