It is greatly frequented as a watering-place, especially by the people of Belfast, and there are golf links and important regattas held by the Royal Ulster Yacht Club.
An esplanade is built along the sea-wall, and the town possesses golf links and other recreation grounds.
There are fine hotels, club houses and cottages, and the Palmetto Golf Links near the city are probably the finest in the southern states; fox-hunting, polo, tennis and shooting are among the popular sports.
In summer Ardglass is a frequented resort of visitors; good bathing and a golf links contribute to its attractions.
The Kebo Valley Club has fine golf links here; and since 1900 an annual horse show and fair has been held at Robin Hood Park at the foot of Newport Mountain.
The municipal golf links are on the Braid Hills.
There is good shooting (doves, quail, wild turkey and deer) in the vicinity; there are fine golf links and there is a large ranch for breeding and training polo ponies.
There are golf links on the downs.
There are also golf links and other appointments of a popular resort.
There are golf links near the town.