Cottage is situated in Holywood Town Centre. From
the George Best Belfast City Airport, exit the
airport and turn left. Follow the road for two miles
until you have passed an overhead bridge. Stay in
the right hand lane and take first turn on the
right, signposted for 'Holywood' (approx 800 yards
past the bridge), where you must cross over the dual
carriageway. Follow the road until you come to the
High Street in Holywood. You will come to a zebra
crossing on the High Street, turn right immediately
before the crossing - this is Downshire Road. Follow
the road and the cottage is situated on the right in
the second row of red brick terraced houses.
Downshire Cottage is number 27 Downshire Road, with
a red door.
Accessible from Belfast via the same
road, follow the signs for Bangor (A2) and as you
pass the Airport on your left, follow the above
By Train from Belfast: Take the train
for Bangor and get off at Holywood Halt.
From Bangor, follow the (A2) road for
Belfast and turn left at the first entrance to
Holywood on the left. Follow the road which will
lead to the High Street and continue along the High
Street until reaching a zebra crossing. Turn left
immediately after the crossing on to Downshire Road.
Follow the road and the cottage is situated on the
right, in the second row of red brick terraced
houses. Downshire Cottage is number 27 Downshire
Road, with a red door.