Quintin Bay

Quintin Bay

Quintin Bay Stokeworth

Near Portaferry, Co. Down

Quintin Bay is about 2 miles east of the small town of Portaferry on the southern end of the Ards Peninsula in County Down, near the Narrows at the entrance to Strangford Lough. Home to Quintin Castle, one of the very few occupied Anglo-Norman castles in Ireland, which was built by John de Courcy in 1184, you can drive down Quintin Bay Road and walk onto the beach.