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Awaken your Giant Spirit

  1. The Navan Centre, located just two miles from the Cathedral City of Armagh, interprets one of Ireland’s most important ancient monuments, Navan Fort; the ancient capital and seat of the Kings of Ulster.
    1. Seamus Heaney HomePlace, Word Hoard
      Seamus Heaney HomePlace takes you on an inspiring journey through the life and work of one of Ireland’s greatest writers. Situated between his two childhood homes at Mossbawn and The Wood, and only a few hundred yards from St Mary’s Church, Bellaghy, which he chose as his final resting place, HomePlace is at the heart of the area that inspired so much of the poet’s work.
      1. 1 Jan 202331 Dec 2023
    2. Belfast is a place where street art has flourished & artists from around the world have come to paint. Devised and led by the local artists this is a two hour, gently paced guide to the ever changing face of street art in the Cathedral Quarter.
      1. City Walking Tour - Join your guide as they take you around key locations in and around the only intact walled city in Ireland.  Fully guided tour, which lasts approximately 1 hour. Derry Girls Tour - Follow in the footsteps of your favourite Derry Girls and wee English fella and walk the streets of Derry with a local guide.
        1. 1 Jan 202331 Dec 2023
      2. Visitors with tour guide, St. Georges Market,at fish stall sampling oysters
        The multi award winning Belfast Food Tour plus six other tours to try, as well as bespoke private tours and corporate experiences. Get 'off the eaten track' in Northern Ireland with Taste and Tour NI.
        1. Recreation cabins in The Fit Out gallery of the Titanic Experience
          Located at the very place where RMS Titanic was designed, built and launched, Titanic Belfast and SS Nomadic tell the authentic story of the world-famous ship, from her conception in Belfast in the early 1900s, through her construction and launch, to its maiden voyage and subsequent place in history. Unmissable and unforgettable, just like the Titanic herself.
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        2. Whether you’re a total beginner or a confident rider, experience the freedom, fun and buzz of horse riding at Sheans Horse Riding and Heritage Centre. Located close to the village of Armoy, adjacent to the Glens of Antrim on the Antrim Coast.
          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. The Cuilcagh Boardwalk Trail meanders through one of the largest expanses of blanket bog in Northern Ireland, traversing over tracks, boardwalk and staircase. A steep climb is required to reach the viewing platform which provides breath taking views of the surrounding low lands.
            2. Stand Up Paddle Boards come to Derry-Londonderry with the City Paddle Boards tour. It is a perfect way to experience the historic city from a completely relaxing perspective.
            3. On the 31st March 1996 Crumlin Road Gaol slammed shut its doors for what many thought would be the final time, but, on the 19th November 2012 the chains fell off and HMP Belfast was reborn as one of Belfast's most popular visitor attractions.
              1. The basalt stones at the giants causeway stretch into the sea
                Follow in the footsteps of giants at Northern Ireland's iconic UNESCO World Heritage Site. The basalt columns of the Causeway landscape were left by volcanic eruptions 60 million years ago. All visitors are encouraged to book Visitor Experience tickets online in advance of arrival onsite.
                1. Traditional Irish Baking Classes
                  Wee Buns offers a range of cooking and baking classes in a small purpose built kitchen for adults and children. Our classes focus on using the best quality ingredients, making the most of local and seasonal produce.
                  1. Distillery tours immerse visitors in the botanicals of the smuggler-inspired spirits
                    Truly immerse yourself at The Copeland Distillery, where you’ll hear tales of secret smugglers, savage battles and remarkable voyages, all while soaking up our coastal spirits of whiskey, gin, and rum.
                    1. Mussenden Temple is located in the beautiful surroundings of Downhill Demesne near Castlerock in County Londonderry. Awe inspiring views, colourful gardens and woodland walks.
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                      Awaken your Giant Spirit

                      1. Male and female couple at kitchen table with Tracey.  The male is pouring baking flour from bag into a bowl.
                        Tracey's cottage is located only 30 minutes from Belfast in a Marine Nature Reserve on Strangford Lough. Join her to make Soda and Wheaten Breads and to enjoy a feast of homemade treats around the Farmhouse Kitchen table. A hands on experience.
                        1. 1 Jan 202331 Dec 2023
                      2. exterior image of the Belleek Pottery Visitor Centre, view from main road
                        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. 1 Jan 202331 Dec 2023
                      3. Journey back in time at the Ulster American Folk Park, from the Old World of Ulster to the New World of America. Learn what life was like in rural Ulster, step on board the full-scale emigrant ship and enjoy craft demonstrations performed by guides in traditional costumes.
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                      4. Hillsborough Castle is one of the most beautiful, and interesting historic properties in Northern Ireland, and the official residence of the Royal Family when they are in Northern Ireland.
                        1. Mount Stewart House
                          Mount Stewart is a stunning estate in the beautiful scenic area of Strangford Lough. The Formal Gardens are ranked as one of the top ten in the world and the within the house there are collections of national and international significance.
                          1. Guided Cave Tour
                            Under the vibrant green hills of Fermanagh lies a labyrinth of caves, including the Marble Arch Caves which happens to be the most active river cave in Ireland and the UK. The entire 1.2 miles of show cave features dynamic lighting which showcases the stunning subterranean world whilst sustainably protecting the natural environment.
                            1. Belfast Zoological Gardens is home to more than 130 species of animals. Come along and say hi to Asian elephants, giraffes, lions and if you're brave enough enter the reptile and amphibian house.
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                            2. 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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                              Let’s Go Hydro is an exciting new Water Sports and Alternative Accommodation Resort at Knockbracken Reservoir, a former Industrial Heritage site.
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                                Streamvale farm is nestled in the rolling hills on the edge of Belfast. The family farm has lots to offer including baby animal cuddling, lots of fantastic play areas and many live shows and demonstrations for all the family to enjoy.
                                1. The Walled City Brewery craft uniquely local, premium quality, fabulously flavoursome food and beer in their multi-award winning brewhouse, restaurant and new taproom. If you truly want a flavour of the North-West, it is a must-visit!
                                  1. Todds Leap is a Multi Award Winning Activity Centre based in Ballygawley, County Tyrone.
                                    1. Children enjoying the autumn leaves in the museum grounds
                                      Refresh the connection at Ulster Folk Museum, a place where traditions and heritage skills are preserved and celebrated to help shape future generations.
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                                      Celebrate the history of invention and innovation through engineering, design, and technology at Ulster Transport Museum
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