St Patrick’s Trail
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There are many things we associate with Ireland…Guinness, leprechauns, shamrocks…but nothing quite captures the imagination like the story of our patron saint St. Patrick. St. Patrick’s Day is probably the most celebrated Saints Day in the world, and his legend has been bringing people to Ireland for countless years, all looking to find out more about his legacy.
These fantastic St Patrick’s Trail tours will bring you a deep understanding of St. Patrick’s exceptionally strong links to Northern Ireland and will bring you to important sites that define the story of his life.
Covering the well-known trail from Bangor to Armagh, you can visit Bangor Abbey and the North Down Museum, notable sites along the Ards Peninsula, and the historic town of Downpatrick where you can find the fantastic Saint Patrick’s Centre and pay your respects at St Patrick’s grave. Other places you can visit include Bagenal’s Castle in Newry to discover more about the legacy of Patrick’s work and the cathedral city of Armagh, known as the ecclesiastical capital of Ireland.
Sample Itinerary: Bangor – Ards Peninsula – Downpatrick – Newry – Armagh