The 'home of great taste’, Comber has a rich history and has some spectacular sites, making it a great place to live! Comber is renowned for its coffee, cycling, craft and fine cuisine, and of course, Comber potatoes.
Things To Do
Known for its delicious cuisine along with its many cycling and walking routes, residents and visitors alike can enjoy Comber’s bustling high street or take a seat in the town’s bustling square with family and friends.
The Comber Greenway, a seven-mile, traffic free section of the National Cycle Network offers the perfect family day out. Starting in Belfast and ending in Comber, this lush and leafy route offers cyclists views of Stormont Estate, Scrabo Tower and more.
Comber is surrounded by vibrant greenery, providing residents with lots of opportunities for outdoor activities.
Castle Espie Wetland Centre is a must-visit for nature enthusiasts, offering scenic walks and birdwatching, making it perfect for a leisurely stroll.
A highlight in the calendar is the annual Comber Earlies Food Festival. Taking place in June, the festival sees the town come to life with a wealth of artisan produce, cookery demonstrations, family fun and a few Comber spuds.
Comber offers residents convenient access to three leading local primary schools, Andrews Memorial Primary School, Comber Primary School and St Mary’s Primary School.
Comber is also home to co-educational secondary school, Nendrum College, which takes its name from the ancient monastic site just outside Comber on the shores of Strangford Lough.
Eating & Drinking
Comber is home to an award-winning farmers market which takes place on the first Thursday of every month, offering the very best the town has to offer across 26 artisan food stalls.
The town also boasts many pubs and restaurants, offering a warm, friendly atmosphere and a wide variety of quality food and drink.
Independent delicatessen Indie Füde, situated right in the heart of Comber is full to the brim with artisan Irish produce from charcuterie to coffee, bean-to-bar chocolate to spice blends, dexter beef to gelato, and everything in between. Whatever you’re into, Indie Füde has delicious options for all!
Notable dining spots include Michelin Guide recommended restaurant No. 14 at the Georgian and independent Belfast coffee chain Trait, which offers a range of coffee options and sweet treats, making it a firm favourite among locals.
Comber is conveniently located approximately 10 miles south of Belfast, making it easily accessible by car or public transportation. The town is close to major road networks, including the A21 and A22, providing residents with quick and convenient access to surrounding areas.