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Couple relaxing in robes at the Hastings Culloden Estate and Spa

Ideas for Valentines Day

Tired of flowers, chocolates, cuddly teddy bears and the same old places? It’s time to have some fun on Valentine’s Day – and treat each other to something you really want – right here in Northern Ireland. 

  • Couple relaxing in robes at the Hastings Culloden Estate and Spa

    Ideas for Valentines Day

    Tired of flowers, chocolates, cuddly teddy bears and the same old places? It’s time to have some fun on Valentine’s Day – and treat each other to something you really want – right here in Northern Ireland. 

  • Clare McKenna, radio presenter and wellness advocate

    Wellness advocate Clare McKenna’s top 5 highlights this January

    With January in full swing, taking the time to slow down and take care of yourself has rarely been more important.

    Thankfully, as Irish radio presenter and wellness advocate Clare McKenna notes, our perception of time slows down when we travel somewhere new.  

  • influencer Nadia El Ferdaoussi visited Belfast for a festive short break

    Christmas in Belfast

    If you're looking for inspiration on things to do in Belfast at Christmas, this blog is perfect.

    Just over two hours from her home in Dublin, influencer @Nadia_dailyself and her mum, Marie, enjoyed a luxurious two-night Christmas break in Belfast. Here’s what they got up to…

  • Aerial view of Royal Portrush Golf Course on a beautiful day
    Categories: golf

    Royal Portrush to host The 153rd Open

    Get ready for golf history in the making! Northern Ireland is set to host the prestigious 153rd Open, where the world's finest golfers will compete against a stunning backdrop of lush fairways and scenic landscapes. Join us in the build up to a world-class event that promises excitement, competition, and unforgettable moments.

  • A male and female couple walking Saint Patrick's trail atop Slemish Mountain on a wet and overcast day. She is stepping over a large puddle while he closely follows. Miles of green fields are visible in the background.
    Categories: Seasonal Inspiration

    Wonderful walks & cosy pubs

    In the colder months, there's something special about heading outdoors in the cool sunshine, to stretch the legs and feel the breeze blowing through your hair. After building up an appetite take yourselves off to a cosy pub for a seat by the fire and sip of your favourite tipple. And if that's what you fancy doing today, check out a few of our favourite walks and nearby pubs in this blog.

  • Tea and champagne served alongside a tray of cakes and scones at the Galgorm Spa and Golf Resort in Ballymena, County Antrim
    Categories: Food & Drink

    Afternoon tea

    What is it about those dainty sandwiches, warm scones, fluffy cakes and pastry deliciousness that we just can’t get enough of? Northern Ireland has embraced Afternoon Tea in a big way, and these are some of our favourite places to enjoy it.

  • Image of Dr Kate and Cuilcagh Boardwalk.

    Insider Tips for a trip to Cuilcagh Boardwalk

    Located in the west of Northern Ireland, County Fermanagh is home to amazing natural wonders and landscapes that never fail to captivate visitors. One such beauty is the Cuilcagh Boardwalk, or “Stairway to Heaven” as it’s known locally, a marvel that transports guests on a peaceful journey across one of the largest blanket bogs in Northern Ireland. 

  • Couple with tour guide at St. George's Market with Belfast Food Tours
    Categories: things to doBelfast

    Ideas for couples in Belfast

    Whatever kind of break you have in mind - romantic or relaxing hideaway, luxury pampering getaway or a bit of long overdue craic – Belfast is packed with places just perfect for quality time together. 

  • Couple walking their dog along the sand dunes at Murlough Beach
    Categories: Pet Friendly

    Dog friendly walks & places to stay

    Send those tails wagging with the best dog walks in Northern Ireland, which we've combined with suggestions of pet-friendly places to stay for your next short break.

  • A mother and daughter play sword fights in Carrickfergus Castle
    Categories: things to do

    The best Castles and Gardens in Northern Ireland

    Combining interesting local history, beautiful architecture and opportunities to connect with nature, the castles and gardens of Northern Ireland are well worth exploring. We've rounded up some of our best castles and gardens as inspiration for where to head on your next day trip.

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