Helen's Bay

Helen's Bay

Village (Small)

Helen's Bay is a village on the northern coast of County Down, Northern Ireland.

By Albert Bridge


It is within the townland of Ballygrot (from Irish Baile gCrot, meaning 'settlement of hillocks'),[1] between Holywood, Crawfordsburn and Bangor. It is served by a railway station and had a population of 1,390 in the 2011 Census. It is part of the Ards and North Down Borough Council area.

54.67303,-5.745124

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Places Nearby to Explore

Cairn Wood (Ballysallagh Forest)
1

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

3.4 mi

Ulster Transport Museum
4

Be transported back in time and explore one of the most comprehensive transport collections in Europe.

2.6 mi

Balloo Woodland
7

A stroll through this small and long-established woodland offers a pleasant escape from the hustle and bustle of Bangor.

3.9 mi

Helens Bay Beach
10

A protected, sandy bay that is popular on good days for sunbathing and picnics

0.3 mi

Holywood
13

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

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Clandeboye Forest
2

Clandeboye Forest is a mixed coniferous and broadleaved woodland beside Helen's Tower.

3.6 mi

Ulster Folk Museum
5

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

2.8 mi

Helens Tower
8

Helen's Tower is a 19th-century folly and lookout tower near Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland.

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Holywood Sea Park and Sea Front
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A seafront facility perfect for all the family

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Pickie Fun Park
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Pickie Fun park is one of the top visitor attractions located in Bangor, Northern Ireland. The park provides a fun day o...

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North Down Museum
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North Down Museum packs a lot into a small space, telling the history of the area from the Bronze Age to the present day...

3.3 mi

Crawfordsburn Country Park and Beach
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We invite you to come and explore Crawfordsburn Country Park. This scenic and tranquil park is situated on the coast bet...

0.8 mi

Bangor
12

Bangor (/ˈbæŋɡər/; from Irish: Beannchar [ˈbʲaːn̪ˠəxaɾˠ])[3] is a town in County Down, Northern Ireland.

3.2 mi