• Grey Abbey House & Gardens

    Grey Abbey House specialises in hosting historical, architectural and horticultural groups and we are able to provide lunch, tea and dinner by arrangement. Overlooking Strangford Lough on the Ards Peninsula in County Down, Northern Ireland, Grey Abbey House and its gardens benefit from a temperate climate which supports a plethora of unusual flora and fauna. The Estate also owns three islands on the Lough which are leased to The National Trust. The ruins of a Cistercian Abbey lie adjacent to the Estate’s grounds. Church Hill, to the south of the Abbey, is believed to be one of the first landscaped parks in Ireland. Detailed information Read more [...]

  • Angus Farm Shop

    Welcome to Angus Farm Shop   We are a boutique butcher’s shop in the heart of Greyabbey village dedicated to providing free range, high welfare meat from traditional cattle breeds and lambs.  Our emphasis is on low food miles and carbon foot print as our meat is sustainably produced on our home farm two miles from the Farm Shop on the shore of Strangford Lough.   Our beef is reared from our own suckler herd of Aberdeen Angus cross cows, and our lamb is sourced from our flock of cross bred ewes.   We make all of our own sausages and steak burgers using only the finest ingredients. Why not call in Read more [...]

  • Greyabbey Bay and Islands

    Grey Abbey Bay Situated on the shores of Strangford Lough the small village of Grey Abbey has evidence of being inhabited for thousands of years.   An Archaeological study of the area discovered an ancient dugout canoe in Greyabbey Bay dated to be some 4500 years B.C. That makes it older than the pyramids of Egypt! Remains of medieval fish traps can also be found in the bay dating from the 8th to 13th Century.   One of the islands in the bay “Chapel Island” has the remains of what is believed to be an Anglo-Norman church possibly related to Movilla Read more [...]

  • Rose Cottage and Lilac Tree Cottages

    “Rose Cottage’ and “Lilac Tree Cottage’ Both charming cottages are located on the edge of the historic village of Greyabbey on the eastern shores of Strangford Lough on the Ards Peninsula. A small, historic village famous for its Cistercian Abbey which dates back to 1193 and is set in a beautiful parkland with an abbey church, recreated medieval ‘physic’ (herb) garden and visitor centre. The village has many historic buildings and is popular for its antique, vintage, coffee shops and restaurants. Strangford Lough, a beautiful marine nature reserve, is a designated area of ‘outstanding natural beauty’ perfect for taking to Read more [...]

  • Hoops Courtyard Greyabbey

    Hoops Courtyard Greyabbey   Accessed through an arched gateway Hoops Courtyard expands into to a myriad of Antique, Jewellery, Collectables, Crafts, and Curio Shops and a Cafe. A very popular spot within the village and you never know you may well discover that ideal gift or hidden treasure.