Strangford Lough and Lecale Area
From its Mesolithic flint middens and 18th century estates, to the stunning natural beauty of its landscape and wildlife and the richness of its culture, the remarkable heritage of Strangford Lough and Lecale gives the area its distinct character.
Strangford Lough and Lecale is outstandingly beautiful with one of the world's finest examples of drumlin hill and islands landscapes. It is of international importance for its marine life and coastal birds and it is renowned for its early Christian and maritime heritage.
The landscape, built heritage and natural environment of Strangford and Lecale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty are fundamental to the well-being and vibrancy of local communities.