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Awaken your Giant Spirit

  1. Montalto House, Montalto Lake and Boathouse
    A mystical and enchanting estate, set in magnificent natural surroundings. Visitor experience includes access to the estate's beautiful gardens; historic walks and trails and an exciting play area where children can engage, explore and learn.
    1. Couple enjoying an art exhibition at the Ulster Museum
      Ulster Museum is home to Northern Ireland’s treasures past and present. There’s something for art lovers, history buffs, inquisitive kids and the culturally curious!
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    2. Part city-centre walking tour, part guided tour of the Hill of Armagh, Unearthing Macha is an exciting fusion of history, storytelling, and food!
    3. View of Blessingbourne Manor from across the lake
      Blessingbourne Estate is an impressive historic country estate, with woodland walks, lakes and mountain bike trails dotted throughout a magnificent 17th century setting. A pet friendly destination, perfect for a day out or overnight stay at its on-site self catering accommodation.
    4. When you step into the world of Belleek Pottery you enter one of Northern Ireland’s oldest and most fascinating attractions. Unique pieces are made using traditional methods passed down from generation to generation.
      1. Group of friends enjoying the sunshine in Kilbroney Park, Rostrevor
        Kilbroney Park Forest features riverside walks and an arboretum. There is a two-mile forest drive which showcases panoramic views over Carlingford Lough. There is also a Play Park with children's play area and tennis courts, an Information area and a café all on site.  Wheelchair accessible in some areas.  Dogs welcome on leads.
        1. Castle Coole one of Ireland's finest Neo-classical houses, allowing visitors to glimpse what life was like in the home of the Earls of Belmore. Discover the story of the people who lived and worked below stairs as you explore the servants quarters.
          1. Escape the Routine Sample itinerary
            If you're seeking ideas for your short break in Northern Ireland, you'll find lots of suggestions in this sample itinerary. We've based it on one of our most popular routes, the Causeway Coastal Route.
          2. Exterior shot of the outside dining area at The Bakers Cottages in Seaforde showing a table and chairs and fire pit

            It's time to book a much-needed short break, and these self-catering options are perfect for those looking for a home-from-home setup.

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          Awaken your Giant Spirit

          1. The exquisite Grade B1 listed Bishop’s Gate Hotel is perfectly positioned within the historic city walls in the heart of Derry City’s Cathedral Quarter.
          2. A mix of comfortable accommodation, conference facilities, delicious Irish cuisine, Health & Fitness Club (recent winner of 'Best Hotel Gym' at N.Ireland’s first Health & Fitness Awards) & a dynamic combination of professionalism & friendly service.
          3. At Bullitt, our no-nonsense philosophy means we’ve ditched the expensive mini-bars, bellboys and butlers so that we can deliver a top-quality service with no hidden costs.
            1. The 18 bedroom Victorian terrace boasts exquisite ocean views and has been extensively renovated to bring their own brand of sleek sophisticated glamour. On their doorstep, you will find many of the town’s most celebrated restaurants, blue-flag beaches, as well as the world-renowned Royal Portrush Golf Club—hosts of the 148th Open Championship.
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            2. The Old Inn is like home away from home, with personable service and an easy-going atmosphere. Guests can kick off their shoes and get comfortable in a guestroom that suits every mood. Amp up the luxury with Suites that offer their own private hot tub.
            3. Located in the heart of The Fermanagh Lakelands on the shores of Lough Erne, the award winning Manor House Country Hotel is the perfect country retreat combining old world charm with modern hotel luxury.
            4. Enjoy a short break to the fairytale 5 Star ‘Gate Lodge Apartment’ at Blessingbourne. The 3 Bedroom Gate Lodge,is the newest addition to our collection of Award Winning self-catering accommodation which also includes five Courtyard Apartments.
            5. Aerial view of Killeavy Castle Estate. A luxury Hotel Spa destination in Newry, Northern Ireland.
              Welcome to Killeavy Castle Estate, the perfect antidote to the modern fast paced world. Named winner of the Luxury Castle Hotel (Europe) Award at the prestigious World Luxury Awards 2021, it’s the ideal place to escape and unwind, and is located just 10 minutes outside Newry City.
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