10 breathtaking views in Northern Ireland

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Posted by Sarah

Published February 23, 2017

When it comes to scenic spots in Northern Ireland – we really are blessed from the Mourne Mountains to the breath-taking Causeway Coast and Glens. Now that Autumn is well and truly in full swing – we suggest you get out and go exploring on an autumn walk this season and experience some of our best views in Northern Ireland. Here’s our pick of some of our finest spots.

Breathtaking views in Northern Ireland

The view over Belfast from Cave Hill

Cavehill, Belfast

Looking for the best view over Belfast? You’ve found it! Take a Sunday walk to the top of Cavehill and enjoy panoramic views over the city.

Lough MacNean, Fermanagh

The stunning Fermanagh Lakes, also referred to as the lake district of Northern Ireland offer miles of secluded scenic views, the perfect spot to get away from it all!

Mourne Mountains

Commonly referred to as the ‘Majestic Mournes‘, this magical mountain range was the inspiration for CS Lewis’ Chronicles of Narnia – and we can certainly see why.

Glenariff Forest Park, Co. Antrim

One of our hidden Gems, Glenariff Forest Park complete with three waterfalls is a favourite stopping off point for many photographers.

Mussenden Temple, County Londonderry

One of our most well known landmarks, Mussenden Temple offers visitors spectacular cliff top views overlooking Downhill strand.

Slieve Gullion, Co. Armagh

Whether you walk or drive through Slieve Gullion Forest Park you will be greeted with spectacular views of the surrounding countryside.


The rugged Sperrins mountain range is a walker’s paradise. Northern Ireland’s largest mountain range, an area of outstanding beauty just waiting to be explored.

Cushendun, Co. Antrim

Nestled on the North Coast, the sea-side village of Cushendun is known as one of our most picturesque and is a fantastic stop-off point on the Causeway Coastal Route.

Rathlin Island, Co. Antrim

One of our most beloved spots, visitors to Rathlin Island can enjoy the beautiful birdlife in the summer months – including the the famous puffins of the island.

Giant’s Causeway, Co. Antrim

And last but by no means least, the Giant’s Causeway – one of our top tourist attractions. No visit to Northern Ireland is complete without a walk across our epic stepping stones.

That’s just a pick of some of our top scenic spots – do you have a favourite place in Northern Ireland? Let us know in the comments below.

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