Our Experiences

Upcoming Event!

The 2nd International Day of Celtic Art

Where: St Patrick Centre, Downpatrick

When: 8-11 June 2023 (Thursday to Sunday)

Who: Celtic artists, craftspeople and scholars from USA, Canada, Scotland, Isle of Man, Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland speaking about their work, displaying artworks and doing demonstrations.

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St Patrick's Centre Exhibition

from £5.75

Explore St Patrick through the voice of internationally renowned Irish actor, Ciaran Hinds as he gives St Patrick a voice and narrates us in Patrick’s own words through his life and adventures. 

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Saint Patrick's Camino Downpatrick

from £45.00     (29th April – 16th Sept)

St Patrick’s Pilgrim Walk Downpatrick is one of our epic adventures. Discover the amazing story of Saint Patrick on this guided walk. View experiences below to see all our Camino experiences.

The Journey

The Journey - 5 days & 4 nights

£850 Inclusive  24th-28th Ap & 17th-21st July

Escape the age of overwhelm in this unique journey of mind, soul and body in Saint Patrick’s County. This includes 4.5 days of activities and a 4 night stay in an Irish Monastic Retreat.

Saint Patrick’s Way, Newcastle

from £45.00     (30th April – 10th Sept)

Take a scenic coach journey to Trassey Car Park in the shadow of Meelmore Mountain and walk Saint Patrick’s Camino through Tollymore Forest Park. Cross the Shimna River and onward to Newcastle for ice cream by the sea in the afternoon.

Patrick And The Pagan Hills

from £65.00    (28th Ap – 15th Sept)

Walk through the by-ways of Saint Patrick’s Country exploring a landscape of ancient monuments and saintly connections including one of the area’s oldest churches.

Saint Patrick’s Way Camino & Canoe Adventure

from £65.00        (6th May – 9th Sept)

Enjoy a fully guided camino walk and with canoeing, experience Inch Abbey and the Quoile Pondage, visiting Patrick’s first church in Ireland at Saul, the Saint Patrick Centre & Grave. Stunning views of wildlife and ancient monuments.

Saint Patrick’s Coastal Camino

from £65.00   (5th May – 8th Sept)

Travel by coach to Ballyhornan Beach for a spectacular coastal walk along sandy trails and cliff-tops en-route to Saint Patrick’s Well by the sea. Walk to the historic Ardtole church before discovering the charming medieval port of Ardglass and lunch at the oldest golf club in the World. 

Find Us

The Saint Patrick Centre,
Saint Patrick’s Square,
Market Street, Downpatrick,
BT30 6LZ

Opening hours
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9am - 5pm July/August