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Historical Tours

Northern Ireland has a fascinating history spanning from Celtic and early Christian times through Industrial Belfast and RMS Titanic to the region's more recent history.  Find out more with an informative historical tour.

These can take the form of a walking, bus or taxi tour around our cities and towns, to following in the footsteps of Ireland's patron saint, Patrick, or exploring the sites associated with Titanic and Belfast's proud maritime heritage.

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Ulster-Scots Heritage in North Down, Bangor

“he Founding Fathers of the Ulster-Scots”, James Hamilton and Hugh Montgomery arriving in the Ards and North Down in May 1606 marking the beginning of what would see a flood of thousands of Scottish tenants who were to transform the area forever.

Erne Heritage Tours, Belleek, Enniskillen

Unlock the secrets of Fermanagh and Ulster, with a general, customized or specialized tour in small or large groups. By car or by coach, full or half day or a few hours leisurely walking tour. See 3,000 years in one day.

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

Ghost Walk Belfast, Belfast

Explore the shadows and alleyways of haunted Belfast. Discover the city's lesser known darker past. Learn of our Jack the Ripper connection, the hangings of Cornmarket, the tale of the body snatchers plus much more. Dare you walk the walk.

Moneymore Heritage Trail, Cookstown

This is a short, easy to follow trail through the village which explains the wonderful rich heritage and culture of this beautiful conservation area. 'Visit Cookstown' Smartphone Guide for videos and audios.

North Down Tourism: Guided Group Tours, Bangor

We offer tours for all ages & interests. Covering history & heritage, including Christian, Ulster-Scots, World Wars and Vikings, to walled garden, country parks and nature trails for kids and all led by Blue Badge Guides or experts in their field.

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