Made in County Down

Your guide to finding great local food, drink, craft and unique products across the county. Use our County Down product directory to discover more about locally made products, food and drink in the local area.

County Down is home to the Brontë family. Patrick Brontë, father of Anne, Charlotte, Emily, and Branwell Brontë, was born and raised. The County has several islands, and some of them are the Light House Island, Mew Island, Gunn Island and Copeland Island. The stunning Mourne Mountains in County Down have been named as an “area of outstanding natural beauty”.

County Down is home to the Brontë family.

Areas covered in County Down

County Down in the Ulster province is one of the 6 counties of Northern Ireland. Products listed in this local directory cover the areas of County Down including Ballynahinch, Banbridge, Bangor, Donaghadee, Downpatrick, Holywood, Newcastle, Newry, Newtownards.


Shopping in County Down

4 great places to shop in County Down


Cheshire Cat Shop

Traditional toys. The Cheshire Cat opened in 1976 and is still a family run traditional toy shop.


Spring Cottage Crafts

Buy handmade cushions, wall hangings, bag holders, scarecrows, rag dolls and many other interesting pieces.


Made in Mourne

The shop provides a retail space for over 70+ talented makers, giving them the opportunity to sell their handmade crafts and food produce.


Saintfield Antiques & Fine Books

Selling a wide range of porcelain, silver, glass, jewellery, linen, collectables and fine and antiquarian books.


Find your local farm shop – Support local business and producers and have freshly seasonal produce delivered to your door

Why Buy Local

Buying directly and eating seasonal produce,  is a great way to support local business. In addition to enjoying the best local and regional foods. From fresh artisan bread, locally reared meat, seasonal vegetables, cheese, to English wine and craft spirits.

Fresh Seasonal Local Produce

To buy the best local and seasonal produce visit your local farm shop, independent retailers, farmers’ markets or local farm. Many farm shops offer home delivery services as well.

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