Places to visit in Northern Ireland

If you decided to Visit Britain then your trip would not be complete without exploring Northern Ireland.
The visitors will be delighted by the hospitality and the warmth of local people. Landscapes of wild Nature will leave you speechless. Visit Northern Ireland with Visiting Britain website!

Places to visit

Giant's Causeway

Giant's CausewayFirst tourist attraction in Northern Ireland, the Giant's Causeway is a World Heritage site and a National Nature Reserve. It is owned and maintained by the National Trust and is one of the most beautiful UK tourism sites of nature in Britain. Impressive cliffs, isolated ruins and shoreline fields, the coastal scenery is extraordinary and unique.

Giant's Causeway bears witness of myth, past farming and fishing life. Many ships have sunk below these towering cliffs.
Let’s know about the tragic shipwreck of Girona, a galleass of the Spanish Armada. Rounding Inishowen peninsula, the Girona was over laden and had to face bad sea conditions, its rudder failed. On October 30th 1588 at midnight, the ship struck Lacada Point and sank, twelve hundred men perished. Only five men survived. The Girona carried not only her own treasure but also what the Spaniards had been able to save from two other Armada ships wrecked earlier on the west coast of Ireland: gold jewellery, pendants, rings and many other valuable items. The most beautiful items are now on permanent display in the Ulster Museum in Belfast.

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The Mourne Mountains

The Mourne Mountains are the most picturesque mountain district in Northern Ireland. The twelve peaks include Slieve Donard, which at 850m is Northern Ireland's highest mountain. Many parks and forest surround the mountains and provide every outdoor activity: hill walking, cycling, climbing, golf, horse riding, fishing.

Mourne Mountains - Castlewellan Forest Park

The forest covers 460 hectares of natural beauty enhanced by diverse woodland and a variety of attractive man made features, all of which are accessible to the visitor on foot.

Mourne Mountains - Kilbroney Forest Park

Few parks surpass the beauty of Kilbroney Park. Mountain, stream, sea-lough and valley contribute to the exceptional and unique scenery. A wide range of trees and animal species strengthen the richness of the landscape. Many facilities and services will be provided to make your visit even better.

Mourne Mountains- Silent Valley

The Silent Valley is a Mountain Park located in the high Mournes.
The 200 acre site below is a combination of mountain, moorland and woodlands, ideal setting for flora and fauna to flourish in. The Silent Valley nestles high amongst the Mourne Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Park is surrounded with breathtaking countryside and has been placed upon environmental planning and recreational issues.

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Marble Arch Caves

Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark is located in the mountainous uplands and the lowlands of counties Cavan and Fermanagh.
The Marble Arch Caves showcave is famous all around the world and the Geopark hides some of the finest natural landscapes in Northern Ireland and offers a window into the area's 650 million year past. Geology, archaeology, history, folklore, wildlife and sport activities, you will find something for every taste and interest.

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Belfast castle

From Cave Hill side, Belfast castle overlooks the city. Recently restored, this castle was primary built by the Normans during the 12th century and completed by various nobles over the course of the 19th century.
Weddings, conferences, restaurant, private dinners and castle antiques, Belfast castle bears witness of the past splendours and remains alive opening its doors to private celebrations and events.
Cave Hill is one of the most celebrated landmarks of the city. The fascinating story of Cave Hill, Belfast castle and the Cave Hill Country Park is told in the newly refurbished Cave Hill visitor Centre. New displays provide an insight into the past, and a flavour of the present...

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