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  • View of the lakeside walk at Castle Ward with the castle in the background
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    Lesser known local walks

    Here are a few lesser known local walks in each county around Northern Ireland, with fresh air and stunning views of famous landscapes, it's easy to see why walking in nature is proven to make you feel good!

  • View of the beach at Cushendun in County Antrim
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    Wild Swimming

    With over 200 kilometres of diverse coastline and a few inland hideaways, Northern Ireland is the perfect destination for your wild swimming adventure, once it is safe to travel again.

  • Graphic showing Mussenden Temple and the cranes at Harland and Wolff for the Soothing Stories of Northern Ireland podcast on Spotify

    Soothing Stories of Northern Ireland

    We have launched an audio-series of enchanting Soothing Stories from Northern Ireland, bringing listeners on a tranquil journey through beautiful landscapes, rich culture and extraordinary heritage. 

  • Two women in bath robes relaxing on beds at Galgorm Resort's Spa, looking out of the window.
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    Gift an Experience this Mother's Day

    Mother’s Day is on the horizon. It’s on Sunday 14th March, to be exact! Why not treat your lovely mum, impress your mother-in-law or surprise a mum-to-be with a gift voucher? We have gathered some gift voucher inspiration to make your Mother’s Day shopping that bit easier.

  • Drown capture of Blessingbourne Estate, on a bright day, including the Estate, the grounds and the lake.
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    Meet some of Northern Ireland's Hospitality Couples

    This February we are celebrating all things Love. Celebrate with us! We have interviewed five amazing couples who own and run tourism businesses in Northern Ireland. Take a read through their heart-warming stories and how their businesses came to life…

  • Giant's Causeway from the water's edge, looking back towards the coast. Waves are crashing on to the basalt columns.

    Random Acts of Kindness

    It has been an extremely tough year for our Tourism Heroes. Why not brighten up their day with a Random Act of Kindness?  We thought we would help to spread some love and kindness to show our suppor..

  • Spiced Cabbage Terrine at Killeavy Castle Estate
    Categories: things to doFood & Drink

    Northern Ireland chefs serve up tempting vegan recipes

    Veganuary, the January challenge for people seeking to move to a plant-based diet has exploded in popularity with around half a million people worldwide signing up this year.

    Across Northern Ireland people have been embracing the vegan lifestyle with some even choosing to explore veganism beyond January. 

  • Metal sculpture of Aslan the Lion from the Chronicles of Narnia at C.S. Lewis Square in East Belfast at the intersection of the Connswater and Comber Greenway

    Top Northern Ireland reads

    We know it’s tough having to stay inside at the moment but now is the perfect opportunity to get stuck into some reading. 

    Northern Ireland is spoilt for choice with our rich literary talent, from Nobel Prize-winning poets to creators of childhood heroes and a crop of gifted up and coming writers.  

  • A silhouette of a couple with their backs towards the camera, looking out to the sunset over the waters at Birr Point in County Down.
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    Support Local this Valentine's Day

    Valentine’s day is almost here and while it may not quite be the romantic occasion we envisaged, local Northern Ireland tourism and hospitality businesses have come up with some wonderful ways to make sure love is still in the air this Valentine's Day! 

  • Snow Patrol concert at night time in front of Belfast City Hall with blue lights.
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    Ultimate Northern Ireland Playlist

    Soundtrack your days at home with our Ultimate Northern Ireland Playlist. We have compiled a brilliant playlist, made to ‘get you going’ and make your everyday that bit better. From doing the dishes, to going on your daily walk, you will love listening to Northern Ireland’s top picks.

  • Image from behind of a couple sitting on the stones at the Giant's Causeway looking out at the water in front of them

    The Northern Ireland Bucket List

    Why not add Northern Ireland to your Bucket List and see how many you can tick off when we can travel again? We have everything you can imagine from foraging for food, hiking the magical Mournes, to having the craic with the locals, or even getting up close and personal with a few Alpacas.

  • Man standing on a paddle board on Lough Foyle, County Londonderry.
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    Behind Northern Ireland's Giant Spirit

    Here in Northern Ireland, the food is delicious, the scenes are mighty and our people’s friendly welcome is what puts the 'Giant' into Northern Ireland’s Spirit. We want to celebrate and shine a light on the wonderful people behind our Giant Welcome.

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