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Stories and Tips Northern Ireland

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Antrim Castle Gardens

Written by Joy S on 09 Oct, 2013

We had a couple of hours spare before a flight from Belfast International Airport, so found this place was only 10 minutes drive away and decided to see what it was like. What a great find - a beautiful place, lovely walks and plenty…Read More


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SS Nomadic, Belfast

Written by Joy S on 08 Oct, 2013

One of the newest attractions in Belfast is the SS Nomadic, arguably the last true link to the Titanic and the White Star Line. The ship is docked in the Titanic Quarter - the Titanic Visitor Centre is just behind. When we were…Read More


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Gortin Glen

Written by Joy S on 03 Oct, 2013

Gortin Glen is a forest park 6 miles outside the town of Omagh in Co. Tyrone. It is open every day between 10am and dusk. The charge is supposed to be £3 for cars, or if you walk in and don't use…Read More


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Kilkeel and Cranfield

Written by Joy S on 01 Oct, 2013

Cranfield beach is in Co. Down - a very nice setting as it is at the entrance to Carlingford Lough and the Mountains of Mourne are the backdrop. We spent a couple of hours here one sunny, Sunday afternoon.The beach was very busy during…Read More


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Battle of the Boyne Visitor Centre

Written by Joy S on 24 Sep, 2013

The Battle of the Boyne Visitor Centre is in Drogheda in Southern Ireland. It is quite easy to find, there are lots of signposts from the main Dublin to Belfast motorway. It is open every day between 9:30 am and 5:30 pm.…Read More


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St Columb's Cathedral

Written by Joy S on 19 Sep, 2013

Saint Columb's Cathedral lies just inside the city walls of Londonderry. If you decide to walk around the walls it is really easy to find, you can't miss it. It is definitely worth a detour from the walls to go inside. This,…Read More


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Londonderry City Walls

Written by Joy S on 17 Sep, 2013

We decided to visit Londonderry because it is the 2013 City of Culture. We were expecting lots of cultural events, what we did not expect was just how much history and glorious scenery there is to explore in this city. The city walls…Read More


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Londonderry Siege Heroes Museum

Written by Joy S on 10 Sep, 2013

We had decided to visit the 2013 City of Culture - Londonderry/Derry and decided to make our first stop the Siege Heroes Museum. This is right in the centre of the city and just beside the famous city walls. It is on a…Read More


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A place to get away!

Written by karly07 on 05 Jun, 2011

The North Coast of Northern Ireland is a particularly popular place for tourists and locals to visit, as when the weather is good, the scenery is difficult to beat. The North Coast is also a mecca for both walkers and surfers as there are…Read More


Fabulous Coastline

Written by rufusni on 19 Apr, 2011

Ballintoy is a small village - there is a youth hostel in the village and another further around the coast at White Park Bay (which probably has one of the best views of any youth hostel in the world), a few pubs and a shop,…Read More


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