Travel to the dawn of time
The dramatic north coast makes for an incredible road trip.
Drive the famous Antrim Coast Road to the legendary Giant’s Causeway. Terrify yourself crossing the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge and take to the surf in the north Atlantic.
Climb to the top of the world
An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Mourne Mountains are home to our tallest peak, Slieve Donard.
Take a day to scale the heights and survey the beauty of County Down laid out beneath you. Follow the 22-mile long Mourne Wall, featured in Game of Thrones.
Follow the river
Cycle or walk from Belfast to its neighbouring city of Lisburn.
Follow the Lagan towpath, through lush forest and rolling countryside, stopping for a bite to eat along the way.
Sail back to the sixth century
The beautiful Lakelands of County Fermanagh are a rare treat, best accessed by boat.
Visit Devenish Island, home to a multitude of historic gems dating back as far the sixth century. Go deep underground, into the wonder of the Marble Arch Caves, a natural network of limestone caverns.
Breathe the air on unspoiled beaches
Northern Ireland has no fewer than ten Blue Flag Beaches along its coastline.
The County Down coast at Holywood is no more than twenty minutes from Queen’s by train and extends for miles.
See Northern Ireland’s city of culture
Take the train to the walled city of Derry~Londonderry, the inaugural UK City of Culture in 2013.
Steeped in five centuries of history, it’s a city of beautiful architecture and has a real youthful buzz. The train journey there passes underneath the iconic Mussenden Temple, perched on the cliff’s edge.