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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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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.

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.

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

Day Tours to Armagh - Ireland's Ancient Cathedral City, Belfast

Departs Visit Belfast Welcome Centre @ 10.00am every Friday & Saturday from May to August 2015.

The George Best Trail, Belfast

The George Best Trail guides you through the football legend’s humble beginnings in east Belfast. It will guide you to places of interest including his family home, the local playing fields and his favourite east Belfast haunts.

Belfast City Bike Tours and Bike Hire, Belfast

Belfast City Bike Tours offers a selection of fun and friendly bike tours and an extensive range of bikes for hire with full back-up and support.

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