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Arts, Culture and Gastronomic Tours

Northern Ireland has a thriving arts scene and a rich cultural heritage.  Whatever your interest, be it music, art, literature, Christian heritage or mythology, there is sure to be a tour for you.

These range from organised bus and walking tours exploring a particular aspect of the local arts scene, to organisations offering personalised itineraries geared towards your particular areas of interest.

This is also a great destination for lovers of good food and drink.  Get a real taste of the region with a mouth-watering culinary tour, or join a pub tour of Belfast and enjoy the banter with the locals - a great way to discover the city!

Find out more about Culture and Heritage, including Food and Drink, in Northern Ireland.

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Laurel Villa Tours Of Seamus Heaney Country, Magherafelt

‘There are few things as refreshing as finding there is another dimension behind the poetry of one so recognised and analysed, and that is what happens on every step of the journey through Heaney’s childhood terrain’
Travel Extra Review October 2014

The Mourne Foods & Films Cycle Tour, Newcastle

The Mourne Foods Cycle Trail has been devised by the Enniskeen Country House hotel, in association with local food producers to showcase the wonderful artisan food in the area and offer visitors an active way to explore a food trail.

Belfast Music Exhibition and Tour, Belfast

Explore Belfast's proud musical heritage with a dedicated exhibition and guided bus tour.

Cycle Sperrins – guided and self-guided bike tour, Londonderry/Derry

Cycle Sperrins is a guided and self-guided bike hire service located in the Sperrins Mountains in the centre of Northern Ireland.

FE McWilliam Gallery and Studio, Banbridge

An award winning art gallery dedicated to the memory of world-renowned sculptor Frederick Edward McWilliam who was born in Banbridge.

Plantsman's Garden Tours, Crawfordsburn, Bangor

'Plantsman's Garden Tours' offer incredible access to the gardens of historic stately homes and the privately owned masterpieces of Co. Down and Northern Ireland together with those of the Republic of Ireland.

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