Holywood is a pleasant town in County Down of Northern Ireland, about 10 minutes from Belfast.
George Best Belfast City Airportjust a few minutes drive from Holywood, taxis are readily available (if not exactly cheap).
Buses to Holywood run regularly from Belfast, and there is a regular (every 10 minutes or so) train service.
Holywood railway stationBelfast–Bangor railway line
Holywood consists of two main streets: High Street running generally west/east, and Church Road running generally north/south.
address: 153 Bangor Rd, Cultra
phone: +44 28 9042 3135address: Nuns Walk
address: Station RdThe oldest golf club in Ireland
Holywood Exchangeretail area includes Harvey Norman, Next Home, Decathlon, Wrights Sofaland, Sainsbury's, B&Q s, IKEA
phone: +44 28 9042 1419address: 118 High Streetselling delicious cinnamon scones
phone: +44 28 9042 7750address: 18 Shore Rdmodern, close to the maypole has great soups and sandwiches
phone: +44 28 9042 7210address: 102-104 High Stboosts art but is expensive
Dirty Duckpub near the sea front, Wine and Co bar near the maypole and the Iona restaurant above a health food shop.
phone: +44 28 9042 7774address: 25 Church Rdis a perennial favourite with locals, serving a wide range of scones, traybakes, breakfasts, coffee and tea.
Ned's barphone: +44 28 9042 2588address: 55 High Stis located next to the Maypole in the town centre and is very nice for a pint before heading out for dinner: it keeps English licensing hours so will close between 11 and 12 (unless you manage to get locked in).
phone: +44 28 9059 6666address: 3 Kinnegar Rdis down by the seafront and is always a popular choice for people looking for live music or a pub quiz. The atmosphere is lively at night and there is a very pleasant beer garden for when the weather allows it.
phone: +44 28 9042 5859address: 60 Demesne Rd