Ards Peninsula in detail
To fully explore the peninsula, you'll need your own wheels.
National cycle route 99 links Belfast with Portaferry via Newtonards, continuing via Strangford and Downpatrick down to Newcastle.
Bus 3 links Donaghadee with Bangor. Buses 9 and 10 link Greyabbey and Portaferry with Newtownards. There is a bus stop near Mount Stewart.
A car ferry connects Portaferry and Strangford across the Narrows.