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I can't speak about the cafe, the retreat house or places of worship but Ards Friary is well worth a visit with the family for a walk and a play on the beach alone!
We love to go off the beaten track (which you need...More
We came across Ards Friary quite unexpectedly and exactly how
we don't really know. After turning off the N56 between Creeslough
and Dunfanaghy we went along unmarked narrow lanes and came
across a small sign in the hedge which said Friary. We followed it
Great place for a nice coastal walk lovely scenery and beautiful sandy beaches. There is a looped gravel walk which takes you around the area to a secluded beach. It is beautiful on a nice sunny day to relax at your own pace. I don't...More
Stunning grounds - wedding parties often stop here to take some wonderful shots of their special day. However........outside public toilets are a disgrace. Havent been cleaned for years. Totally neglected. My little girl was actually scared to use them. Stunning beaches but, be warned....the day...More
We had a lovely day visiting here. Stunning grounds and beaches were Totally unexpected as were the many surfers there. Lovely peaceful atmosphere. Gorgeous walks and beautiful views. Cafe is lovely spot. Very reasonable. Facilities good too. Lovely monk was there, chatting & providing blessings....More