Dundonald

Dundonald

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Dundonald
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Dundonald (from Irish: Dún Dónaill, meaning "Dónall's stronghold") is a large settlement and civil parish in County Down, Northern Ireland.

By Dennis Reynolds, CC BY-SA 2.0


It lies east of Belfast and is often considered a suburb of the city. It is home to the Ulster Hospital, Dundonald International Ice Bowl, Dundonald Omniplex (Cinema and various eateries), has a Park and Ride facility for the Glider (Belfast Rapid Transit system), access to the Comber Greenway and several housing developments. John de Courcey established a keep including a motte-and-bailey in the 12th century. This is known as Moat Park and can be accessed from Church Green, Comber Road and the Upper Newtownards Road.

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Places Nearby to Explore

Cairn Wood (Ballysallagh Forest)
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This is a mostly coniferous forest with an area of broadleaved woodland at Cairn Wood. The public are welcome to visit t...

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3.0 mi

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Scrabo County Park
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Scrabo Country Park is centred at the top of Scrabo Hill near Newtownards.

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3.9 mi

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Holywood
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Holywood (/ˈhɒliwʊd/ HOL-ee-wuud) is a town in the metropolitan area of Belfast in County Down, Northern Ireland.

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3.3 mi

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Ulster Folk Museum
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Step back in time and experience what life was like in Ulster over 100 years ago.

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3.7 mi

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Killynether Woods
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Steady climb on woodland paths to viewpoint before descent through woodland to finish.

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3.8 mi

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Comber
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Comber (from Irish: An Comar, meaning "the confluence") is a small town in County Down, Northern Ireland.

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4.1 mi

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Streamvale Open Farm
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We are not just a farm but a fantastic family experience with many opportunities for children and parents to learn and p...

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1.1 mi

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Lisnabreeny
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A picturesque walk from wooded glen to hilltop rath

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3.8 mi

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