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.


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Places Nearby to Explore

Cairn Wood (Ballysallagh Forest)

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

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

2.6 mi

Balloo Woodland

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

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

0.3 mi


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

4.3 mi

Clandeboye Forest

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

3.6 mi

Ulster Folk Museum

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

2.8 mi

Helens Tower

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

3.5 mi

Holywood Sea Park and Sea Front

A seafront facility perfect for all the family

3.6 mi

Pickie Fun Park

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

2.9 mi

North Down Museum

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

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

3.2 mi