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  1. Grand Houses & Gardens
    Though the history of Northern Ireland lives on in its sometimes majestic, sometimes intriguing great houses and gardens, it’s the stories of the people who inhabited them that really bring that heritage to life. So wherever you go you’ll find a tale behind the bricks and mortar – or indeed beneath the soil. A great excuse to spend time in some truly beautiful locations.
  2. Places to Eat
    Northern Ireland is proud of its food and drink heritage because there’s so much that’s good here. The incredible local produce, the skill of its rising food stars and a commitment to holding on to the best of its traditional cuisine. In fact, all the ingredients for one of the most exciting food scenes around.
  3. Check out some of our historic National Trust sites
    There are over 20 National Trust sites scattered across Northern Ireland, including the Giant's Causeway, Castle Coole in Enniskillen, Mount Stewart in Newtownards and Rowallane Gardens in Saintfield. These destinations showcase the rich cultural heritage, natural beauty, and historical importance of the region.
  4. Distillery & Brewery Tours
    Northern Ireland has seen a renaissance in brewing and distilling in recent years. Nearly every county now boasts a top-class producer of beer and cider or whiskey and gin. Of course, some have been around for years and have moved with the times.
  5. Top 10 Food & Drink Experiences
    Here's a short list of some of our favourite food and drink experiences from across Northern Ireland, which represent the best local produce.
  6. Theatres
    Northern Ireland is home to an array of actors, playwrights and stars of the screen. The names of Liam Neeson, Stephen Rea and Brian Friel are world famous. They have inspired others to follow in their giant footsteps and whether it’s small-scale am-dram you’re after or full-blown musical theatre you’ll find it all across this creative little corner of the world.
  7. Shopping
    Wherever your travels take you in Northern Ireland, you can be sure that high fashion, traditional stores or multi-purpose shopping centres are always close by. So let’s step inside.
  8. Castles & Historic Sites
    With more castles than a summer of Sundays, Northern Ireland is a mecca for those who like their history filled with towers, turrets and tales of yore. As well as these fine structures, you’ll find a wealth of ruins and remains dotted throughout this historic land.
  9. Museums
    Everywhere you look in Northern Ireland there’s history to be seen. In the basalt columns of the Giant’s Causeway, the ancient settlement at Navan Fort, the stately country homes, the cities and events that inspire the spirit of modern Northern Ireland. Of course, the more you understand about the places you visit, the closer you feel to its people and traditions. So, check out some of the fantastic museums and visitor experiences that can help you dig beneath the surface.

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