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Afternoon Tea at the Railway

Market Street, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 6LZ
Afternoon at Downpatrick & County Down Railway

About

Enjoy a nostalgic vintage train journey in to Inch Abbey and board our buffet carriage to enjoy a luxurious Afternoon Tea.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • All areas accessible to disabled visitors

Event Facilities

  • Booking Required

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking
  • Station nearby

Guide Prices

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Ticket£37.50 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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What's Nearby

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

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

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

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

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

    0.35 miles away
  3. The foundation stone of this church was laid by Bishop Dorrian in 1886.

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

    0.43 miles away
  5. Located on the north bank of the Quoile River, Inch Abbey was founded by John de Courcy…

    0.82 miles away
  6. Struell Wells was built around a stream flowing through a secluded valley. It was a…

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

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

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  11. Situated on the shores of Strangford Lough in an area of outstanding natural…

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  12. The imposing Strangford Stone is the tallest megalith in the British Isles.  It was…

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

How to find us

Our main station is in the centre of Downpatrick, within ample free car parking, and an easy walk from the Ulsterbus station.

Our railway is easy to get to by car – it’s a mere 40 minutes drive from Belfast. 

SatNav Users

Enter our postcode into your SatNav: BT30 6LZ

Driving from Belfast and the north

From Belfast, take the A24 (Ormeau-Saintfield Road) and follow the signs for Newcastle/Downpatrick. At the Carryduff roundabout, take the A7 for Downpatrick. You will pass through the villages of Saintfield and Crossgar. When you reach the roundabout at the outskirts of Downpatrick follow the signs for Clough/Newcastle (the A25). Make sure you make a right turn at the second set of traffic lights in the town centre into Market Street.

When in Market Street, go straight across at the traffic lights, and watch out for the Ulsterbus (Translink) station on your right on the edge of town. Just past the bus station there is a filling station on your left, and you will see a brown direction sign on the right hand side marked ‘Railway Museum.’ Turn right and the railway station is in front of you across the car park.

Driving from Newry and the south

If you are travelling from the south, the quickest route is the A25 road from Newry to Castlewellan. For a more scenic, but longer, drive around the coast and through the Mourne countryside follow the signs for the A2 road to Newcastle. From either of these towns follow the signs for Clough or Downpatrick.

At the Clough roundabout take the A25 Downpatrick road. As you approach Downpatrick, watch out for ASDA supermarket on the left. Just past this you will see a brown sign marked ‘Railway Museum’. Turn left and the railway station is right in front of you.

Public Transport Directions

Public Transport

Our station in Downpatrick is a few minutes’ walk from the Translink bus station. You can see our railway when you step off the bus, across the carparks from the rear entrance to the bus station.

For buses from Belfast Europa Bus Centre (Great Victoria Street), take Service 15,  215 or 515 to Downpatrick.

If you prefer, you can use the Translink Journey Planner if you are travelling from further afield.

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