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Culture, History & Heritage

Find out more about the culture and heritage of Northern Ireland. From Saint Patrick to the birthplace of the Titanic, from the Giant’s Causeway to the Mountains of Mourne and the Walled City of Derry, there are unique stories to tell. Why not take a journey through time from the Neolithic stones of the first settlers to the present day events and festivals of a modern, thriving region?

Beaghmore Stone Circles

Castles, Monuments & Monasteries

Explore Northern Ireland's castles, fortifications and ancient religious sites...

Saint Patrick stained glass window, Bangor Abbey, County Down

Saint Patrick - History and Heritage

Discover the landscape and legend of Saint Patrick's Country...

Giant's Causeway

Causeway Coast & Glens

Tourists have been visiting the Giant's Causeway for centuries.

Derry Walls


Few other places in these islands can offer such a compelling and unique experience.

Titanic Slipways

Titanic: Built In Belfast

Everyone knows the story of Titanic, yet few realise the ship was built in Belfast.

Uniquely NI Food

Food & Dining

Northern Ireland caters for every taste...

Florence Court, County Fermanagh

NI Gardens

Northern Ireland is awash with wonderful gardens...

    Arts & Culture

    It’s not just the stunning natural landscape of Northern Ireland that gets people talking. There's a long and distinctive cultural tradition that's as vibrant and appealing today as ever. From literary greats to musical trendsetters, painters, actors and industrialists - Northern Ireland's cultural identity spans the generations.

    RUA Exhibition at the Ulster Museum

    Art & Exhibitions

    A great selection of art galleries and museums, plus a full calendar of special exhibitions and festivals...

    Literary Legends

    Literature & Theatre

    Northern Ireland has a world-renowned reputation in poetry and prose.

    Unmissable Music in Northern Ireland

    Unmissable Music

    From traditional to rock, this is the place if you like your music live and exciting...

    My Type of Holiday

    Practical Information

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