Northern Ireland

Dungiven Castle - Flickr CC bixentro

The United Kingdom is dotted with lavish castles and gardens. There are over 3,000 castles scattered across the land that range from historic buildings to Victorian beauties. With these options, it becomes an overwhelming task for tourists to decide which one to visit. Here is a list of five noteworthy castles in Northern Ireland that […]

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Beaches in Northern Ireland - Flickr CC Leslie Shaw

Northern Ireland may not be the first place that comes to mind when you think of beaches, but this doesn’t mean the country isn’t home to some beautiful stretches of sand. Impressive sand dunes and golden sand that stretches many kilometers are a feature of these beaches owing to the stunning formations that occur naturally […]

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Giant

The Giant’s Causeway is a World Heritage Site located in Northern Ireland. Legend has it that Finn MacCool, a mythical Irish giant, built the causeway to get to Scotland so that he could battle with a rival giant called Benandonner. The area is made up of around 40,000 interlocking basalt columns which were created after […]

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Dunluce Castle

Dunluce Castle is considered the most impressive of castles in Northern Ireland as it sits perched on a crag by the sea. This now ruined medieval castle was built in the late medieval ages. Address: 87 Dunluce Road, Bushmills, County Antrim Admission: £5

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Ireland - Northern Ireland

Mussenden Temple is perched on a 120 ft cliff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Located in the north-western coast of Northern Ireland near Londonderry, the temple was built as a summer library. Address: 107 Sea Road, Castlerock Transport: Ulsterbus No. 134 between Coleraine and Londonderry Admission: £4.50 Flickr image by yakshini.

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