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Newtownards Newtownards is a market town which lies at the most northern tip of Strangford Lough, 10 miles (16 km) east of Belfast… Find Out More Greyabbey Greyabbey or Grey Abbey is a small village located on the eastern shores of Strangford Lough, on the Ards Peninsula in County Down. Find Out More Kircubbin Kircubbin is a village on the shores of Strangford Lough, between Newtownards and Portaferry. Find Out More Portaferry Portaferry is a small town at the southern end of the Ards Peninsula, near the Narrows at the entrance to Strangford Lough. Find Out More Cloughey Cloghy, meaning 'stony place' (also spelt Cloughey or Cloughy) is a small village which lies on the east (Irish Sea) coast of the Ards Peninsula. Find Out More Portavogie Portavogie is a village and fishing port which lies within the Borough of Ardsand is the eastern most settlement in Ireland. Find Out More Ballyhalbert Ballyhalbert is a small village on the east (Irish Sea) coast of the Ards Peninsula between Ballywalter and Portavogie. Find Out More Ballywalter Ballywalter is a village on the east (Irish Sea) coast of the Ards Peninsula between Donaghadee and Ballyhalbert. Find Out More Millisle Millisle is a village on the east coast of the Ards Peninsula. It is about 3miles (4.8 km) south of Donaghadee. Find Out More Carrowdore Carrowdore is a small inland village on the Ards Peninsula in County Down between Millisle and Greyabbey. Find Out More Donaghadee Donaghadee is a small town in County Down, Northern Ireland. It lies on the northeast coast of the Ards Peninsula, about 18 miles (29 km) east of Belfast… Find Out More Bangor Bangor is a large town in County Down, Northern Ireland. It is a seaside resort on the southern side of Belfast Lough. Find Out More