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Stories and Tips United Kingdom

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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


Heritage Fair at St Sepulchre Church, Northampton

Written by koshkha on 26 Sep, 2013

During the recent Heritage Open Days, I made a short list of the places in Northampton that I most wanted to see and top of the list was the St Sepulchre Church. I had visited briefly during a previous HOD weekend as part of a…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


Getting the Most out of the Heritage Open Days

Written by koshkha on 16 Sep, 2013

One of my favourite events in the year is the annual Heritage Open Days. This event – or should I say these events since there are many – take place during September, running on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday with something to appeal to almost…Read More


Things to see and do around Kenmore and Loch Tay

Written by catsholiday on 15 Sep, 2013

Kenmore and Loch TayIn this lovely little village of Kenmore is a conservation village with all the houses beautifully kept and painted white and black. The village is nestled at the base of Drummind Hill At the end of Loch TAy with a lovely little…Read More


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