Downpatrick is the administrative centre of the historic Down District, and with a population of 10,113, has the highest populous in Down. There are many sites to visit in this town and its surrounds. Downpatrick is home to Down County Museum, Down Cathedral and adjacent to it is the final resting place of Saint Patrick, along with Saint Brigid and Colmcille. Downpatrick Race Course is home of the Ulster National, and plays host to a series of meetings throughout the year. Due to open in 2001 is the centre dedicated to Saint Patrick, the Saint Patrick Ulster Centre.

 Activities in Downpatrick

Bird Watching
Bird Watching At Quoile Countryside Centre

Equestrian Centres
Tyrella House
Tullymurray Equestrian Centre

Game Fishing
Kelly H W And Sons
Lough Money

Golf Courses
Bright Castle Golf Course
Downpatrick Golf Club

Leisure Centres And Gyms
Down Leisure Centre

Other Watersports
Quoile Yacht Club

Walking Tours Guided
Saint Patricks Day Walk
Janes Shore Walk
Permanent IVV Trails


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