Places to visit in Northern Ireland
If you are a Game of Thrones fan don’t miss the largest display of breathtaking images and artefacts from the hit TV show, available to see at The Titanic Exhibition from 11th April – 1st September 2019. This all-new exhibition will drop fans into the centre of the Seven Kingdoms for an up-close look at authentic props, costumes and set decorations from the show.
Take the kids and have a wild day out at Belfast Zoo. One of the oldest visitor attractions in Northern Ireland, it opened in 1934 and is home to more than 130 species of animals. There you will encounter elephants, giraffes, sea lions, penguins, chimpanzees, gorillas and also the amazing reptile and amphibian house. You can even visit your favourite animals at feeding time! Facilities include a restaurant, tearoom, souvenir shop and picnic areas. A family favourite for all to enjoy!
Another family favourite is Lost City Adventure Golf in Cityside Retail Park (Yorkgate) in Belfast.
Its two fully immersive rainforest themed adventure golf courses, filled with sights and sounds that will not disappoint. Designed to be an experience everyone can enjoy it is fully accessible and suitable for all ages from toddlers upwards.
A trip to Giant’s Causeway is a must. A UNESCO World Heritage site, it is said to be the most visited attraction in Northern Ireland. This mysterious geological formation is found on the north coast of County Antrim. The setting is a spectacular coastal landscape of rugged cliffs, secluded bays, geographical antiquity with magnificent views and crashing Atlantic waves. See the magnificent natural beauty of the North Antrim Coast.
At Castle Ward in County Down you will discover an 18th century mansion in all its glory. Most famous for its mix of architectural styles, its setting is within an 820 acre walled demesne. Walking the many pathways you’ll wind your way through woodland and can explore the exotic sunken garden before heading onto the beautiful shores of the Lough where you can take in breathtaking scenery as well as an abundance of birds and wildlife. Be sure to take a look at the historic farmyard, which is the location of the Winterfell from Game of Thrones.