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Cockle Row Cottages

  • Groomsport
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Ages 4+
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Attraction Information

Cockle Row Cottages

These lovingly restored fisherman's cottages have Guided Tours Available to explore their rich maritime heritage and history, where atmospheric remnants and displays give fascinating insight into what it was like to be a fisherman or in a fisherman's family way back at the turn of the last century. It's interesting and educational and the row of buildings also encompasses a Local Visitor Information Centre which can help you plan for further forays into the local scene.

They also host a great variety of free weekend family entertainment from April to August! Children will have the chance to join in on a range of cool activities including face painting, children's arts and crafts, balloon modelling and loads more every single weekend from 2pm to 4pm. Some of the other activities include various types of live music, craft fairs, falconry displays, highland dancing, piper demonstrations, a mobile open farm, science and magic show, Dino Dig and crazy clay workshops! Loads!

There's a picnic area and snacks are available in the gift shop, plus during the events weekends there's often a vendor or two knocking about purveying treats!

Opening hours

Closed for the remainder of 2016


Free admission

Travel & Contact Information


The Harbour Main Street, Groomsport, County Down, BT19 6JR, Northern Ireland

Phone number

028 9127 0069



Click here to visit Cockle Row Cottages' website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking nearby.

Yes, there are toilets.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

Yes, Cockle Row Cottages is wheelchair friendly.

Yes, Cockle Row Cottages have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Cockle Row Cottages has not told us if they are dog friendly.

Additional Info

Anything else I should know?

There is an onsite shop

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