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Northern Ireland is packed with top things to see and do. Make sure you don’t leave without enjoying some of these highlights.

Explore Belfast’s Titanic Connections

Uncover the story of Belfast’s most famous creation at the iconic Titanic Belfast. Six floors and nine galleries telling the story of Titanic from her conception, through to construction and launch.

While in the area: also explore the H&W Drawing Offices, newly opened SS Nomadic, Titanic’s Dock and Pump-House, or check out the Titanic exhibition at the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum in Cultra.

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Take a tipple tour

At Old Bushmills Distillery or Hilden Brewery

Walk the line at Crumlin Road Gaol


Uncover our historic castles

Dunluce, Carrickfergus or Enniskillen

Drive the Causeway Coastal Route to the world-famous Giant’s Causeway

Causeway Coast & Glens »

Take the challenge at Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

At 30m deep and 20m wide it is enough to test the nerves!

Walk the Walls of Londonderry

The only completely walled city in Ireland, it’s noted as 1001 Historic Sites to see before you die (Unesco, 2008)

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Tee off at one of our renowned Golf Courses

Such as Royal Portrush or Royal County Down

While in Londonderry

Be sure to walk the Peace Bridge in from the newly opened Guildhall to Ebrington Square, a new performance plaza.

Drive one of the Sperrins Driving Routes

Voted in the 101 scenic drives for 2012.

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Trace your roots at the Ulster American Folk Park

Get the adrenalin rushing

With a new activity experience at Todd’s Leap, The Adventure Team or Adventure Tours NI

Cruise the wonderful lakelands of Upper or Lower Lough Erne

With 57 islands on Upper Lough Erne and 97 on Lower Lough Erne, there is plenty to choose from.

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Visit one of Fermanagh’s many stately homes

Florence Court and Castle Coole are two not to be missed

Explore one of Europe’s finest show caves at UNESCO Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark

Learn to identify stalactites from stalagmites as you glide along the river on electrically powered boats.

Uncover all things Saint Patrick in Armagh

From two cathedrals dedicated to the one saint to the 92-mile driving trail between Armagh and Bangor, connecting key sites relating to his life and legacy.

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Explore the Ring of Gullion

An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with a wealth of attractions and activities. Learn more at the Ti Chulainn Centre

Seafood Lovers

Cook up a Storm at Mourne Seafood Cookery School, Kilkeel or simply sit back and enjoy it made and delivered to you at Mourne Seafood Bar, Dundrum.

Uncover the Mournes

Walk the Mourne Wall and Silent Valley - beauty at its best

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Coastal Delights

Stop off at the seaside towns of Donaghadee or Bangor and enjoy fish and chips. Be sure to check out Bangor Marina and Donaghadee’s Lighthouse.

Visit the 18th century mansion of Mount Stewart

Explore Lough Neagh

Whether you cycle the Loughshore Trail, walk around Oxford Island National Nature Reserve or canoe– the views will be worth the effort.

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Literary Connections

Uncover literary connections at Bellaghy Bawn. The library is a must for Seamus Heaney fans with items including: manuscripts, school bag and duffle coat.

Get Active

From zorbing, segways and tree top adventure at the Jungle NI, motorsports and thrills at Superdrive Motorsports Centre to Foymore Country Sports and Watersports and Golf and Ski in Craigavon – Ireland’s only outdoor artificial ski slope.

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