The Old Inn at Crawfordsburn is ideally located between Bangor and Belfast with George Best…
The Old Inn
“Elegance and grandeur hidden behind a quaint thatched exterior” - AA Inspector
CRAWFORDSBURN, COUNTY DOWN
Our Inspector's view
The Old Inn at Crawfordsburn is ideally located between Bangor and Belfast with George Best Airport just a 10 minute drive away. Perched above Crawfordsburn Country Park this charming hotel offers a warm Northern Irish welcome with genuine hospitality shown to all. New for 2023 is the Tree Top Spa which is a residents only spa overlooking the country park. Open log fires add to the ambience of the public areas with the popular 1614 bar serving food in addition to the dining experience available in The Restaurant.
Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 33
- Family rooms:
- Single room, minimum price: £165
- Double room, minimum price: £165
- Open all year
- Holds a civil ceremony licence
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About the area
Discover County Down
Geographically, County Down seems to put a long arm around Strangford Lough, over 70 square miles of water. The arm is the Ards Peninsula, the most easterly part of Ireland.
Strangford Lough is a ria (a drowned estuary), caused by rising sea levels at the end of the Ice Age It is dotted with some 70 small islands, actually the highest points of drowned drumlins (small rounded hills) formed of material left behind by glaciers. The Lough is home to large flocks of wintering wildfowl that congregate on the mudflats surrounding its shores. About 9 square miles of the lough are a designated reserve for this reason.
Bangor is at the top of the peninsula, and with its picturesque seafront promenades, a charming marina and many shops and restaurants, it is regularly voted the most desirable place to live in Northern Ireland. Much of the town dates from the Victorian era with some historic buildings as well as some more modern development, and one of the largest open-air markets in Northern Ireland.
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