While you’re here

Take a look at all of the activities that we offer when you visit the Livingston Centre at Killinchy Parish Church

Things to do while you’re here

There are a number of exciting activities that are nearby to the Livingston Centre to take part in. From exploring the nature of Strangford Lough to cooking experiences at Tracey’s Farmhouse Kitchen there is always something to do when you are in the area to visit.

Activities Available Nearby:

Paddle Back In Time

Paddle Back in Time on a kayaking adventure to Mahee Island and follow the traditional smuggling route undertaken by Daft Eddie and the Merry Hearts. Listen to tall tales, history and folklore while soaking in the beauty of Strangford Lough.

Balloo House

Balloo House is a beautiful country pub and restaurant that successfully combines history, tradition and comfort with a forward thinking attitude and passion for excellence in food.

The Mill at Balloo

The Mill at Balloo is a converted corn mill in a quiet location with luxury accommodation in two spacious bedrooms. Located a leisurely 400 yard stroll from the award winning Balloo House restaurant. Please check our website for further information.

Sketrick Castle

Sketrick Castle is located on Sketrick Island which is reached by a causeway on the west coast of Strangford Lough. This large tower house was built in the mid 15th century and was actively involved in warfare during the 16th century.

Comber Non-Subscribing Presbyterian Church

Comber Non-Subscribing Presbyterian Church was built on a site donated by James Andrews and the stained glass windows in the church depict family members. Members of the Andrews’ family are also buried in the graveyard.

WWT Castle Espie Wetland Centre

Ireland’s largest collection of ducks, geese and swans. Viewing from hides, waterfowl gardens, woodland walks. Extended gardens and woodlands with a gift shop, home made food, art gallery and coffee shop.

Carrickmannon Fishery

Carrickmannon Fishery offers a range of facilities and methods to suit everyone. Fly fishing from boat or bank and bait or spinning from bank only.

Tracey's Farmhouse Kitchen

Tracey’s cottage is located only 30 minutes from Belfast in a Marine Nature Reserve on Strangford Lough. Join her to make Soda and Wheaten Breads and to enjoy a feast of homemade treats around the Farmhouse Kitchen table. A hands on experience.

Discover the transatlantic story of the Rev. John Livingston