10 breathtaking views in Northern Ireland
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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.
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 Causeway. No 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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