Tara Hill Cottage is a special self-catering holiday cottage situated at the southern end of the Ards Peninsula close to historic Portaferry and within walking distance of both the shores of Strangford Lough and the Irish Sea.
Portaferry approximately two miles to the north is a pretty small town guarding the entrance to Strangford lough, the largest sea inlet in the British Isles. The Ards Peninsula and surrounding areas including the Mountains of Mourne are popular tourist destinations all within easy reach. Portaferry boasts many friendly pubs (including those playing live traditional Irish music) and restaurants, Northern Ireland’s only acquarium, a small marina and annual arts, maritime and cultural festivals.
Designated as Northern Ireland's first Marine Nature Reserve, Strangford Lough is internationally renowned for its abundance and diversity of habitats and species and is an area of outstanding natural beauty. Over 2,000 marine animal and plant species have been found, many even unique to this area.
Portaferry, The Ards Peninsula and the Strangford Lough area are ideal for birdwatching, rambling, fishing, golf, sailing, canoeing and diving.
With Mountstewart and Castleward two magnificent National Trust Houses and extensive estates and other National Trust lands all within 12 miles, Tara Hill Cottage is perfect for all including young families looking for a friendly and safe environment, those seeking a quiet and relaxing break or those looking for a romantic getaway.