Holywood is a town in the metropolitan area of Belfast in County Down, Northern Ireland. It is a civil parish and townland of 755 acres lying on the shore of Belfast Lough, between Belfast and Bangor. Holywood Exchange and Belfast City Airport are nearby. The town hosts an annual jazz and blues festival. You can jump on the train from Sydenham Station and go just 1 or 2 stops to reach the town. There is a beautiful beach, pubs and restaurants there to enjoy. Well worth the visit.