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Top Events and Experiences Over New Year's

There's plenty to do over New Year's in Northern Ireland – from glitzy gala balls and relaxing afternoon teas to active family days out and New Year's walks.

Here are some of our top suggestions.

Celebrate in Style
White Star Ball

Ring in the New Year in style at glitzy gala events on 31 December. 

Afternoon Tea
Afternoon Tea

Fancy a relaxing afternoon tea over the festive period?  Why not indulge in some delicate pastries and petite sandwiches with a nice cuppa!

  • Experience a special festive Afternoon Tea at Titanic Belfast (1 January 2015) with live jazz musicians playing in the opulent surroundings of the Titanic Suite.
  • Have an afternoon of pure indulgence as you relax and enjoy a Belfast Afternoon Tea at the luxurious Stormont Hotel (until 31 December 2014).
  • Enjoy a traditional Afternoon Tea with a festive twist at The Culloden Estate & Spa, Holywood, County Down or the Europa Hotel, Belfast (both until 31 December 2014). 

Check out some more Afternoon Tea ideas across Northern Ireland.

Family Days Out
Legenderry on Ice

With plenty of great family events taking place over the New Year's period, there's no reason to stay indoors.

Winter Activities
We are Vertigo

Whether you fancy a gentle stroll or want to try a new adventure activity in the New Year, there is so much to choose from.

  • Bounce along at Northern Ireland's only indoor trampoline park at We Are Vertigo near Belfast.  It is home to a host of other exciting activities including skiing and snowboarding.
  • Take a walk along the Lagan Towpath, which runs between Belfast and Lisburn through a variety of wetland, riverside meadows and mixed woodland.
  • Enjoy an unparalleled view of Belfast City with a high ropes course at SKYtrek, a great adventure day out for all.
  • Take an exhiliarating walk in the Sperrins in County Tyrone.

Check out some more Winter Walking & Winter Activity ideas.

New Year Shopping
Victoria Square 7

Northern Ireland offers an unrivalled retail experience at the January sales.  In Belfast, check out the main shopping centres of Victoria Square and Castlecourt.  There are lots more fantastic bargains for you at various shopping locations throughtout Northern Ireland.

New Year Treats for You

Treat yourself to some well-deserved 'me' time and de-stress from the Christmas festivities.  Here are just a few suggestions.

For more ideas of themed breaks check out Special Offers in Northern Ireland

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