(10 miles from Clintagh Cottages)
Since the 17th Century Down Royal Racecourse has brought the “Sport of Kings” to generations of people in Ireland – it’s a race course steeped in history. Racing horses isn’t just something done at Down Royal, it is part of the culture, the heritage and the spirit of the area.
Fixtures take place throughout the year and coincide with many festivals such as Saint Patrick’s Day
(7 miles from Clintagh Cottages)
Balmoral Park opened in May 2013 and has already proven to be a major player in the events industry. It has hosted a number of high profile events including the Balmoral Show, Truckfest Ireland, Q8 Oils Machinery Show and the N.I Festival of Speed.
ULSTER GRAND PRIX
(15 miles from Clintagh Cottages)
Ulster is well known for its unique road races for motorcycles and has produced legends such as Joey Dunlop. The race has been taking place since the 1920’s and attracts visitors from all over the world to experience riders reaching up to 200 miles per hour.