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Strangford Lough, County Down

Strangford Lough
Strangford Lough is located in County Down, Northern Ireland. It is separated from the Irish Sea by the Ards Peninsula . The lough is a popular tourist attraction and is the largest inlet in the British Isles, covering 150 km˛. The Strangford Lough is a RAMSAR site and a National Trust administered Wildlife Scheme conservation area. The number of species found in the water totals more than 2,000 and 75% of the world’s entire population of light-bellied brent geese over-winter there. One-third of Ireland’s population of terns nest there in dense colonies during late spring and early summer.

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Other County Down Naturals

Slieve Donard
Lough Neagh
River Bann
Ards Peninsula
Holywood Hills
Mountains of Mourne

Brit Quote:
When you reach the top, that's when the climb begins. - Michael Caine
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On this day:
Battle of Arkinholm - 1455, Spanish Armada sets sail from Lisbon - 1588
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