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Downpatrick Visitor Information Centre

The Saint Patrick Centre, 53a Market Street, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 6LZ
Downpatrick Visitor Information Centre

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Where is the Downpatrick Visitor Information Centre located?

The Downpatrick Visitor Information Centre is located in The Saint Patrick Centre, Market Street, Downpatrick, County Down. 

What can you find in the Downpatrick Visitor Information Centre?

Our friendly helpful staff can answer local tourist questions on the area and provide you with literature. 

Is the Visitor Information Centre Accessible?

The centre is fully accessible for wheelchair users and pushchairs.

Where can I park?

Parking is adjacent to the Visitor Information Centre in a pay and display car park, with additiona free car parking further along.

Where can I book a tour of Downpatrick and the surrounding area?

The staff in the Centre can book tours for the St Patrick Way Camino

Is there a shop in the Visitor Information Centre?

There is a shop in the Saint Patrick Centre which sells a range of local crafts and tourist souvenirs




  • Activities accessible for visitors with disabilities
  • Toilets for disabled visitors

Attraction Facilities

  • Gift Shop


  • Tea-room/Cafe onsite

Establishment Features

  • Accommodation nearby
  • Event venue
  • Toilets
  • Visitor information

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • Coach parking

Payment Methods

  • All major credit/debit cards accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Educational Visits Accepted

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Tel +44 (0) 28 4461 9000

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Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)
Monday - Sunday09:00 - 17:00

* Sunday opening during July/August only

What's Nearby

  1. The Saint Patrick Centre is the only permanent exhibition in the World about Ireland’s…

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  2. Down County Museum is located in the old county Gaol of Down. It houses fascinating…

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  3. Down Cathedral, a Cathedral of the Church of Ireland with magnificent stain glass…

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  1. Located in the heart of Downpatrick, Down Arts Centre is the operational base for the…

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  2. Travel back to the past with real vintage steam trains through St. Patrick's Country,…

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  3. Built 1954 to the designs of S. McIlveen of Ferguson and McIlveen, Belfast. This is a…

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  4. The foundation stone of this church was laid by Bishop Dorrian in 1886.

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  8. Interactive Medieval history Village, offering the opportunity to step back in time and…

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  9. Two miles outside Downpatrick is the replica of St Patrick's first church in Ireland.…

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  11. Restored ruins of a sixth century church of St. Tassach, said to have given the last…

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Market Street, Downpatrick BT30 6LZ

Public Transport Directions

Located beside the Bus Station in Downpatrick the Visitor Information Centre is only a short walk away.

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