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In Northern Ireland, you’re never far from a memory in the making. Whether you’re after a city break full of delightful cuisine and live music, a week chockful of historic sites and buildings, pop culture tours, or action-filled adventures there’s something waiting for you not so far away from home…
Belfast is a small but vibrant capital city, packed full of incredible eateries, fascinating arts and culture, lively nightlife and more live music than you can shake a stick at.
Head to the Cathedral Quarter by day for street art by local and international artists, the Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival full of music, drama, poetry, street theatre and art, and the Belfast Film Festival showcasing films from local and international filmmakers. Or stop by at night to sample live music, cold pints and fruity cocktails at any one of the trendy bars or traditional pubs.
Make sure you come to Belfast hungry, and visit any of the city’s restaurants and cafés and you’ll be served fresh produce and seafood from local farms and ports. Choose high-end tasting menus, fusion cooking, or something to grab on the move, you won’t be disappointed.
For history fanatics, the Titanic Quarter is not to be missed. The old shipyard is named for the famous ship that was constructed here, and now home to Titanic Belfast, a state of the art multimedia museum that draws visitors from all over the world.
The only completely intact walled city on the island of Ireland, and one of the finest examples in Europe, Derry~Londonderry is a fascinating and historic city.
Walking tours are very popular in this city, especially the Derry Girls tour, which visits filming locations of the Channel Four comedy.
Visit the Peace Bridge and the waterfront and Guildhall area, redeveloped after Derry~Londonderry was named ‘UK City of Culture’ in 2013.
The lush verdant landscapes and historic ruins of Northern Ireland may be familiar to some visitors. Dotted all around the country are some of filming locations for the HBO goliath, Game of Thrones. Fans can walk in the footsteps of Jon Snow, the Dothraki and giants on one incredible trip.
Action and adrenaline lovers will also find something to tickle their taste-buds. The wide open spaces of the Northern Irish countryside are ripe for exploration, whether on foot, by bike, or even on horseback! Blow away the lockdown cobwebs in the great outdoors and embrace a giant spirit in Northern Ireland.
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