IMMERSE YOURSELF IN THE HISTORY OF NEWTOWNARDS' CROWN JEWEL
Walking tours designed to educate and inform those wishing to immerse themselves in the rich history of the tower on the hill.
Having grown up in Newtownards and living there for most of his life, Tour Guide Luca da Silva has immersed himself with the steep history of Scrabo Tower and its surrounding nature areas, dedicated to providing a environmentally friendly walking tour with an educational slant. Whether you're a local wishing to finally take a 'dander', as we say in Newtownards, as a guided tour up Scrabo and into the Tower, or someone willing to learn more about its history, this walking tour experience offers an immersive, educational and green way of experiencing the history of Newtownards' Crown Jewel.
EDUCATIONAL WALKING TOURS FOR THE CURIOUS
Learn about the many facets of Scrabo's history, from the beginings of the Scrabo family to the construction of the tower itself. Learn about what resides within the tower and why it still remains there, alongside the rich flora and fauna which inhabit the area.