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Northern Ireland

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Why we love Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland has everything from World Heritage sites to real-world Game of Thrones locations, plus scenery that will leave you in awe. From the mountains of Mourne to the Fermanagh Lakelands, the Causeway Coast to the glens of Antrim, you’ll find an inspiring country made for nature lovers, adventure seekers, and adrenaline addicts.

With a wild Atlantic Ocean on one side and the Irish Sea on the other, take your pick of spectacularly unique beaches set against backdrops featuring mountains, cliffs, caves and even temples. Stand on the very spot where the Titanic launched, or marvel at the remains of a causeway, believed to be built by a giant so he could cross the North Channel.

Follow in the footsteps of local heroes Rory Mcllroy and Darren Clarke and tee off at over 90 courses, including the legendary Royal County Down. Or stay in the three-bedroom terrace house where football legend George Best grew up. 

There’s no better time than the present to embrace your giant spirit and discover what adventure awaits you in Northern Ireland.

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Our favourite experiences in Northern Ireland

These rolling countryside valleys are heaven for hikers and cyclists – and reach from the Antrim plateau to the coast.

Outdoors and nature
Step into the unknown

Sample Bushmills Irish Whiskey, straight from the world's oldest licensed working distillery in County Antrim.

Food and drink
Bushmills Distillery, Bushmills, County Antrim

Calling all Game of Thrones fans! Enter the world of The Seven Kingdoms, complete with original costumes, props and weapons.

Great Britain on screen
Costume Gallery at the Game of Thrones Studio Tour

Experience 150 years of history in Northern Ireland’s only remaining Victorian prison, which offers both self-guided and guided tours.

History and heritage
Family day out at Crumlin Road Gaol Belfast Co_master_1

Were these 40,000 interlocking basalt columns created by an ancient volcanic eruption, or built by the fabled giant Finn MacCool? You decide…

Outdoors and nature
Sunset over the red basalt column. Sea views

Visit the official residence of the Royal Family in Northern Ireland.

Hillsborough Castle and garden

Top destinations

Packed with lively pubs, an eclectic food scene and a myriad of immersive experiences.

Sunset over the red basalt column. Sea views

A land of mighty scenery and epic stories, this wild corner of Northern Ireland will steal your heart.

Man and boy sitting on the red basalt columns

Suspend yourself above a giant

Distant view of people crossing a rope bridge over the sea

The Causeway Coast is a must-visit, from its giant boulders to its remote walking trails, but did you know there’s a way to soar above it? Embark on a 30-meter high adventure on a rope bridge walk towards the tiny island of Carrick-a-Rede. If heights aren’t your thing, make sure you don’t look down!

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