Outside Belfast

The Giant's Causeway

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.

The Mourne Wall

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.

The Lagan towpath at Shaw's Bridge

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.

Devenish Island

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.

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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.

Mussenden Temple at sunset

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.

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