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What’s On?

The Portaferry Hotel has an enviable location with a wealth of excellent amenities in close proximity to the hotel. From beautiful National Trust stately homes and gardens to superb golf courses such as Royal County Down and Ardglass, not to mention an array of possibilities for world class water sports on the lough itself.

We recommend a visit to The Portico of Ards, in the heart of the town, a heritage centre and a concert venue offering a wide range of amazing live concerts for all – check out their website to show all listings and also our website for over night deals.

Families can enjoy days out at Castle Espie, which is home to Ireland’s largest bird sanctuary with an extraordinary array of ducks, geese and swans and breathtaking views of its 30 acres of woodland. Or why not visit the Exploris Aquarium, which is situated next door to the hotel and offers a diver’s eye view of marine life.

You could also take a trip to Clearsky Adventure Centre and try your aim at archery and laser clay pigeon shooting, or stand a test of skill, focus and balance rock climbing. If you prefer water sports why not try their new activity, coasteering, as well as kayaking and canoeing in Castle Ward Bay or Strangford Lough for a little more adventure.

Gourmets are spoilt for choice too with our own excellent selection of menus from the casual to the more formal.

Upcoming Events @ The Portaferry Hotel


Join us every Friday & Saturday Night, we have live music in our Bar  8.30pm-11.30pm

  • Friday 30th August – Night at the Aquarium (Dinner & private tour!)
  • Saturday 31st August – Afternoon of Gin 2pm-6pm – SOLD OUT
  • Thursday 5th September – BOOK CLUB
  • Saturday 7th September – Famous Sailaway Saturdays aboard the St Brendan – SOLD OUT
  • Saturday 21st September – Afternoon of Gin 2pm-6pm 
  • Friday 27th September – Night at the Aquarium (Dinner & private tour!)
  • Saturday 5th October – Afternoon of Gin
  • Thursday 10th October – BOOK CLUB
  • Friday 25th October – Night at the Aquarium (Dinner & private tour!)
  • Thursday 7th November – BOOK CLUB
  • Saturday 16th November – Richie Remo LIVE


Christmas 2019

Saturday 7th December 7pm

Traditional Christmas Party Night

Enjoy a 3 Course Christmas Dinner then dance the night away with local duo Paddy & Ian for the best Christmas Music Ever!  Prices from £28.50 per person, add accommodation from £51.50 pps


Saturday 7th December @ 1pm – 5pm

Christmas Wreath Making Class & Bubbly Afternoon Tea

Rebecca from The Floralicious Design will help you create a stunning fresh Christmas Wreath that is yours to keep, this is followed by a relaxing afternoon tea and bubbly. Prices from  £50 per person, add accommodation from £35pps


Saturday 14th December – 7.00pm

70 /80 ‘s Christmas Disco with DJ Tommy

Enjoy a 3 course meal then get those leg warmers on and get down and boogie to DJ Tommy’s best 70’s & 80’s Tunes! Prices from £28.50 per person, add accommodation from £51.50pps

Sunday 15th December

Santa Sunday Lunch

We are delighted to announce that Santa will be joining us in the Portaferry Hotel, so why not bring along the family and see Father Christmas before he has to rush back to the North Pole! Booking recommended. Free Gift for all Kids.  Sunday Lunch Price per Adult from £17 for 2 courses and children’s Menu £5.75


Saturday 21st December – 2pm-6pm


Enjoy a fabulous afternoon sampling the hotel’s extensive gin list. Price includes a complimentary Gin Cocktail on arrival, a gin and tonic of your choice in your own gin goblet to take home, Live music & hot nibbles. Prices from £25 per person, add accommodation from £50pps

 Saturday 28th December

Poker Night

More info to follow


Tuesday 31st December 7.30pm


Celebrate the New Year in style at the Portaferry Hotel’s “New Year’s Eve Bash” with local duo Paddy & Ian. Enjoy a delicious 3 Course Meal along with a glass of Bubbly at midnight to toast 2020.  Prices from £35pp, add accommodation from £65pps


Private Parties

We can tailor make packages for you and your guests in our large function room, up to 75 people or for a more intimate affair in small function room up to 25 people.  Contact the hotel directly for Information on available dates.

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