Your culture attendant: things to do in Downpatrick


Price: Free
Time: 3-4 hours
For millennia, settlers from the prehistoric to the present have used the forces of the River Quoile, and the natural resources found around it, to live, work and play. Along four and a half miles of its shore, take this walking tour from the Royal Geographical Society, starting at the Quoile Countryside Centre, on Quay Road in Downpatrick - and discover thousands of years of their history for yourself. Take the tour as you go on a smartphone, or download the audio tour files to hear as you go.

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Welcome to the Downpatrick edition of A Thing To Do Today: the ultimate curated guide to the best of what to do today in Downpatrick. From free to cheap to boutique, if you're in and around Downpatrick, whether you're visiting or a local, ATTDT is here to help. We specialise in selecting fabulous and often offbeat attractions, activities and events specifically on and open today, which are ready to see and do in Downpatrick for anyone wondering what they can get up totoday. Look at the idea above for something to do today, reload the page to get other intriguing things to do, or change the day to start planning your week. Find out more....

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