A little town just east of Belfast, in Northern Ireland. It lies between Belfast and Bangor, and is in the Borough of North Down and Ards, the wealthiest constituency in Northern Ireland.

Notable for it's pleasant surroundings, with proximity to sea, forests, grassland, and hills, and remarkably low crime rate. The Troubles seem to have passed this place by. Residents mostly wealthy retired professionals from Belfast as well as other areas of Northern Ireland.

Has 2 large secondary schools (Sullivan Upper Grammar School, Holywood High) and one small one (Rudolph Stiener School).

Hills behind Holywood offer a fantastic view of the Mountains of Mourne, and Belfast Harbour.

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