10 breathtaking views in Northern Ireland

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Posted by Sarah

Published February 23, 2017

When it comes to scenic spots in Northern Ireland we really are blessed! From the Mourne Mountains to the breathtaking Causeway Coast and Glens. And now that Spring is well and truly in full swing, we suggest you get out and experience some of our best views. Here’s our pick of some of our finest spots.

Breathtaking views in Northern Ireland

The view over Belfast from Cave Hill

Cave Hill, Belfast

Looking for the best view over Belfast? You’ve found it! Take a Sunday walk to the top of Cave Hill and enjoy panoramic views over the city.

Lough MacNean, Fermanagh

The stunning Fermanagh Lakes, also referred to as the lake district of Northern Ireland, offer miles of secluded scenic views, the perfect spot to get away from it all.

Mourne Mountains, County Down

Commonly referred to as the ‘Majestic Mournes‘, this magical mountain range was the inspiration for CS Lewis’ Chronicles of Narnia – and we can certainly see why.

Glenariff Forest Park, County Antrim

One of our hidden Gems, Glenariff Forest Park complete with three waterfalls, is a favourite stopping off point for many keen photographers.

Mussenden Temple, County Londonderry

One of our most iconic landmarks, Mussenden Temple offers visitors spectacular cliff top views overlooking the sandy beach of Downhill Strand below.

Slieve Gullion, County Armagh

Whether you walk or drive through Slieve Gullion Forest Park you will be greeted with spectacular views of the surrounding countryside.

Sperrins, County Tyrone

The rugged Sperrins mountain range is a walker’s paradise. Northern Ireland’s largest mountain range, and an Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), is just waiting to be explored.

Cushendun, County Antrim

Nestled along the Causeway Coastal Route, the sea-side village of Cushendun is known as one of our most picturesque and is a fantastic stop-off point for anyone exploring the route.

Rathlin Island, County Antrim

One of our most beloved spots, visitors to Rathlin Island can enjoy the beautiful birds and wildlife the summer months – including the the famous puffins of the island.

Giant’s Causeway, County Antrim

And last but by no means least, the Giant’s CausewayNo visit to Northern Ireland is complete without a walk across these epic stepping stones.

That’s just some of our top picks to get you started! Do you have a favourite place in Northern Ireland? Let us know! Share your comments or photographs on social media with #discoverni.

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