Enjoy a walking tour of the ancient, historic town of Downpatrick, burial place of three of the most revered saints in Ireland. The Hill of Down is an ancient Christian site dating back to the time of Saint Patrick. A monastic settlement developed on the hill which was the origin of the settlement of Downpatrick.
Learn about the impact of the Viking raiders on Downpatrick and the killing of Magnus Barelegs, King of Norway near Downpatrick in 1103. Discover the Anglo- Norman influence on the town. Fascinating stories of the people and their lives through many centuries of settlement. Visit the magnificent Down Cathedral and Denvir’s coaching inn.
Down County Museum has an excellent collections and exhibitions.