Days Out in Northern Ireland

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Map of Northern Ireland

W5 Museum

W5 LIFE, Queens Quay, Belfast, UK

Titanic Belfast

Titanic Belfast, Olympic Way, Belfast, UK

Hillsborough Castle – Gardens Access Only

Hillsborough Castle, The Square, Hillsborough BT26 6AG, UK

Giant’s Causeway Tours

Giants Causeway Tours, Trostan Way, Belfast, UK

Exploris Aquarium

Exploris Aquarium, Castle Street, Portaferry BT22 1NZ

Todd’s Leap

Todds Leap, Todds Leap Road, Ballygawley, Dungannon BT70 2BW, UK

We Are Vertigo

Titanic Quarter Limited, Queens Road, Belfast, UK

Let’s Go Hydro

1 Mealough Rd, Carryduff, Belfast, UK

Downpatrick and County Down Railway

Market Street, Downpatrick BT30 6LZ, UK

The Crescent

2-4 University Road Belfast Co. Antrim, BT7 1NH

Need 4 Speed Karting

Kilbride Road, Doagh, Ballyclare BT39 0QA, UK

Down Cathedral

Down Cathedral, English Street, Downpatrick, UK

Seaforde Gardens

Seaforde Gardens & Tropical Butterfly House, Downpatrick, UK

Safari Action

Safari Action - Outdoor Activities, Enniskillen, UK

Johnny Rockos

Johnny Rocko's, Main Street, Irvinestown, Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, UK

The Argory

The Argory, Derrycaw Road, Dungannon, UK

W5

W5, Queens Quay, Belfast, UK

Drumawhey Railway Junction

Upper Gransha Road, Donaghadee BT21 0LZ, UK

Inniskillings Museum

The Inniskillings Museum, Castle Barracks, Enniskillen, UK

St Columb’s Cathedral

St Columb's Cathedral, London Street, Londonderry, UK

Todds Leap

Todds Leap, Todds Leap Road, Seskilgreen, Dungannon, UK

Ulster American Folk Park

Ulster American Folk Park, Mellon Road, Omagh, UK

Mussenden Temple

Mussenden Temple, Mussenden Road, Castlerock, Coleraine, UK

Florence Court

National Trust - Florence Court, Florence Court Demesne, Enniskillen, UK

Enniskillen Castle

Enniskillen Castle Museums, Enniskillen, UK

Fun House

The Fun House Newry, Warrenpoint Road, Newry, UK

The Ark Open Farm

The Ark Open Farm, Bangor Road, Newtownards, UK

Ulster Transport Museum

Ulster Transport Museum, Bangor Road, Holywood, UK

Northern Ireland War Memorial

Northern Ireland War Memorial Museum, Talbot Street, Belfast, UK

RMS Titanic

Titanic Belfast, Belfast, UK

NMNI Ulster Museum

Ulster Museum, Belfast, UK

Belfast Zoo

Belfast Zoo, Antrim Road, Belfast, Newtownabbey, UK

Information about Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland is a country in the United Kingdom known for its breath-taking natural wonders, such as the Giant’s Causeway, distinctive culture and fascinating history. It is a centre for international golf, a popular filming location for films and TV series such as Game of Thrones, and where the famous HMS Titanic was once constructed.

Northern Ireland occupies about one-sixth of the island of Ireland and is separated on the east from Scotland, another part of the United Kingdom, by the narrow North Channel, which is at one point only 13 miles (21 km) wide. The Irish Sea separates Northern Ireland from England and Wales on the east and southeast, respectively, and the Atlantic Ocean lies to the north. The southern and western borders are with the republic of Ireland. Northern Ireland has a population of roughly 1,876,695 and covers 14,130 km2 (5,4 sq miles).

Belfast is the capital city of Northern Ireland, on the banks of the River Lagan on the east coast of Ireland. It is the largest city in Northern Ireland, and second largest on the island. It had a population of 333,871 in 2015.  Belfast remains a centre for industry, as well as the arts, higher education, business, and law, and is the economic engine of Northern Ireland. Though not as renowned as it was in the 20th century (when the Titanic was built there,) Belfast is still a major port, with commercial and industrial docks dominating the Belfast Lough shoreline, including the Harland and Wolff shipyard. It is served by two airports: George Best Belfast City Airport, and Belfast International Airport 15 miles (24 km) west of the city. It is listed by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network as a Gamma minus global city.