Just 20 miles from Belfast and its City airport via Bangor the playground of the rich with its Marina lifestyle along the coast just beyond Groomsport .home of this years Grand National Trophy you will find the picture- postcard image of Donaghadee. Walk out to the Lighthouse, on a clear day you can see the rugged coastline of Scotland. Take a stroll along the coastline towards the Commons the beach views are breathtaking, have a game of mini golf,outdoor bowles ,tennis anyone? in the courts overlooking the shoreline a view not bettered by anywhere. For Lunch sample the local chippies fayre and tuck into Maud's famous ice-cream,after an afternoon snooze and when the sun and tide have slipped away drop into the Pier and Bars for a well earned evening meal (Voted Best Pub by the Tousist Board 2004) or go one better and venture into Grace Niell's the Oldest Pub in the whole of Ireland with the new owner Niel Savage now using his worldwide experience to bring a touch of real class to the menu , he used to be Anthony Worrel -Thompsons Head Chef. Stop awhile and listen to the local Craic while supping a pint of the black stuff in the Old Bars . It's stuff of legends but watch out for the odd ghost..!. If you wish to stay over there is a friendly B&B in the town overlooking the local cricket green. (D'Dee B&B,52 Northfield Avenue.BT20 OBD.tel 028 91882204. just £20.00p/p per night incl b'fast) Wake up to a sumptious Ulster fry the way it should be done before you continue on your adventures..Strangford, Portaferry..a day's fishing perhaps..? The choices are all yours.