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Sightseeing and landmarks in Ulster

Art museums

Art Museum
“ Explore the history and heritage of Mossley Mill and hear the story of the people who worked there from 1800s to 1996.”
  • 1 local recommends

History museums

History Museum
“Learn about the famous Titanic Ship right on the site where it was built. Explore the shipyard, travel to the depths of the ocean and uncover the true legend of Titanic, in the city where it all began.”
  • 109 locals recommend
History Museum
“A trip back in time, fantastic guides and interactive experiences. Really worth a visit. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
History Museum
“A great exhibition that gives all the history of the town from the beginning. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
History Museum
“Situated on the beach of Glencolmcille it's a snapshot of the history of the area. It is very interesting and welcoming way to spend an afternoon. Coffee shop on premises.”
  • 10 locals recommend
History Museum
“It has Art exhibitions ..it will have information about Sligo's most famous Poet W.B.Yeats.....there is a cafe there too called after Yeats sister .....”
  • 9 locals recommend
History Museum
“For any lovers of trains this is the place to go. Especially a hit with kids. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
History Museum
“In the location where the Bloody Sunday massacre happened. A world class museum detailing the violent history of the place.”
  • 5 locals recommend
History Museum
“There is a small play park for children at the side of The Workhouse. There is also a famine tour here for rainy days. They also serve nice cake!”
  • 3 locals recommend

Scenic lookouts

Nature Preserve
“A UNESCO World Heritage site, the Giant's Causeway should be on everyones bucket list when visiting Northern Ireland. The 40,000 interlocking basalt columns are a result of an ancient volcanic fissure eruption. (Check out the story of Irish giant Finn McCool to get the legendary story of how the Giant's Causeway was formed)”
  • 99 locals recommend
Bridge
“This old and historic Rope Bridge owned by the National Trust is situated on a beautiful part of the north coast of Ireland. Team it up with a visit to Bushmills Distillery and The Giants Causeway for a perfect day out. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Bridge
“Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge - brilliant for those that aren't scared of heights!”
  • 35 locals recommend
Nature Preserve
“Incredible views, surrounded by strange rock formations and the Atlantic Ocean. Great walks around the area as well. Free. ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“My all time favourite spot in Northern Ireland. Just follow the Wild Atlantic Way all along the coast until you find it and you'll see why. Grwat stop off point on route to the Giant's Causeway.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“Beautiful Glencar Lough and waterfall for top class scenery. Easy walk to the waterfall and longer hike for views of Lough are available”
  • 15 locals recommend
Castle
“Explore the ruins of this medieval castle dating back to the 16th Century. Opening times Daily: 09.30 – 17.00 (last entry strictly 16.30) Price list Adult - £5.50, Child (age 4 - 16) - £3.50 Senior citizen £3.50 Student and Benefit Claimants (ID required) - £3.50 Child under 4 - Free Family (up to 5 members, including up to 3 adults) - £15.00 Group rate(10 plus, must be pre-booked) - £4 per person”
  • 14 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“Most Northernly part of Ireland. Whales/Dolphins can be spotted along the shoreline. Stunning views and pleasant pathway along edge. ”
  • 13 locals recommend

Historic sites

Historic Site
“The iconic trees were used as a filming location in HBO's epic series Game of Thrones®, representing the Kingsroad. The Dark Hedges are in Ballymoney approximately a 1 hour drive. (Free). There are also a number of paid guided tours to the film locations. Further details on Discovernorthernireland.com”
  • 68 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Lovely Castle on the hill. You can drink coffee with the gasping view on the dock from here. There is also a great playground just 3 minutes walk from the Castle. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“film location of Game of Thones. stunning harbour with beach. drive very slowly down to the harbour as very narrow but adds more fun and excitement. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“A nice to sport to relax with a coffee from Roark's Kitchen or as the starting point for a coastal walk. The harbour was also used as a filming location for the Iron Islands in Game of Thrones.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Historic Site
“There cannot be a more wild and dramatic headland in Northern Ireland than Downhill Estate, with fabulous views that stretch over the whole of the North Coast of Ireland.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Historic Site
“The fine dining Sandstone restaurant is a beautiful location to bring a loved one for a romantic evening or for a girlie catch up over afternoon tea. With the food they used all sourced locally and even grown on the grounds this award winning restaurant would be a shame to miss for foodies alike.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Historic Site
“National Trust property. Beech tree forest walk or lake walk. House tours. Ice house. Cafe and bookshop on site. Pay on entry. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“The Guildhall is a building in which the elected members of Derry City Council meet. It was built in 1890.”
  • 3 locals recommend

Libraries

Library
“Coffee shop open Monday to Friday, 10am – 4pm. Founded in 1788, this is the oldest library in Belfast and the only remaining library in Ireland that still generates a proportion of its income from membership. The Library is free to enter and enjoy, and is housed in a stunning Victorian former linen warehouse in the picturesque Donegall Square, across from Belfast City Hall.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Library
“Whether you're a book lover or just need a quiet place to surf the web for free - this is the place to go!”
  • 2 locals recommend
College Library
Library
  • 1 local recommends
Library
  • 1 local recommends
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