Donaghadee Area Guide

Donaghadee Area GuideIt is most famous for its harbour and lighthouse and is the birthplace of TV adventurer Bear Grylls.

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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 and about six miles (10 km) south east of Bangor. It had a population of 6,869 people in the 2011 Census.

It is most famous for its harbour and lighthouse and is the birthplace of TV adventurer Bear Grylls. It is now home to a number of popular restaurants including Grace Neills (the oldest pub in Ireland), Pier 36, Governors Rocks and Harbour & Co.

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