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  1. Opened in June 2022 by Niall Mckenna and his team, and awarded a Bib Gourmand in the Michelin Guide for Great Britain & Ireland 2023, the Waterman restaurant offers a no-frills dining experience in Belfast's Cathedral Quarter. Serving a local, seasonal menu, with accents and influences from Europe, the menu changes daily.
    1. Castlewellan Peace Maze
      Castlewellan Peace Maze, is one of the world's largest permanent hedge mazes representing the path to a peaceful future for Northern Ireland. Planted in 2000 with community involvement, visitors can attempt to solve their way to the peace bell in the centre of the maze.
      1. A main meal, mussels with bread
        The Jamaica Inn offers a homely, cosy retreat, close to Bangor and the nearby hustle and bustle. Enjoy the stunning views of the sea, or grab a seat in the coveted outside space for watching the world go by. Here you'll find plenty to while away the hours, including log fires, freshly cooked food, sophisticated cocktails and cold crisp white wines.
        1. Discover the magical underwater world of the Causeway Coast with professional instructors and dive through canyons, snorkel into cathedral-like caves and paddle along majestic sea cliffs. Freedive also offer breathing and freediving courses which teach you to unlock your breath-hold potential to find your inner calm. In their words "find out how it feels to become weightless below the waves where you can fly like a bird!"
          1. A shack, located on arguably one of the most beautiful beaches in Northern Ireland - Portstewart Strand - which serves fresh local fish, meats, vegetables and more. What's not to love!
          2. Kinbane Castle
            Kinbane Castle is a Historic Monument sited in the townland of Cregganboy, located along the Causeway Coastal Route. The area surrounding it offers spectacular views of Rathlin Island and Dunagregor Iron Age fort.
            1. A birds-eye view of the table setting at an al fresco Slemish Supper Club dining experience
              Join award-winning chef Rob Curley for a once-per-month fine-dining extravaganza as he guides you through a delicious multi-course meal made with the best ingredients, all sourced from the Slemish Market Garden and surrounding local areas. This is a pop-up culinary experience hosted in alternating venues around Northern Ireland.
            2. When was the last time you went for a cycle... on water? Give hydrobiking a go and head off for a cycle on the waters of Lough Erne around Castle Island in Enniskillen, and capture some truly amazing selfies. Even better, book a night-time slot and create a colourful display with the built-in lights all a-glow!
              1. A trip to Headhunters Barber Shop & Railway Museum is like taking a remarkable journey into the past bringing the golden age of steam travel vividly to life. It's the only barber shop and railway museum in the world and a friendly welcome awaits!
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              2. Rustic style bistro, butchers and farm shop set in the heart of the Gleno valley, within a few minutes walk of Gleno waterfall and an easy drive from Larne or Carrickfergus with a delicious menu and large range of local produce for sale.
                1. Photo of the front exterior of the Bar restaurant
                  Reputedly "the oldest pub in Northern Ireland", Grace Neil's offers a safe haven from both the weather and the hustle and bustle of modern life. It is the perfect spot for award-winning food, a welcome drink with friends or some old-world character and charm to feed the imagination.
                2. A view of the tubular bridge with flowers on the rock face and the ocean beyond.
                  On the thrilling Gobbins Experience, nature isn’t content to just sit back and be admired. It completely engulfs you: from the all-enveloping Irish Sea winds and the dolphins dancing off the coastline. This is a unique experience which requires a moderate level of fitness.
                  1. Regency House is Belfast's first and only modern hospitality house, with three core elements: A collection of elegant rooms & suites with five-star, personalised service, for when luxury isn’t enough; a one-of-a-kind members club at the intersection of culture, wellness, business, and art; and an events and experiences curator, offering immersive and authentic experiences Northern Ireland. Situated in the heart of the historical Crescent, Regency House is a home away from home, perfectly embodying the notion of quiet luxury. Dating back to 1846, the estate has a longstanding history as a neighbourhood hub. Some hundred years and many stories later, Regency House is now reborn, designed to bring people together in celebration.

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