The exciting portside capital of Northern Ireland, Belfast is steadily making itself known as one of the top cities to visit in the UK. As well as a buzzing cultural scene and awe-inspiring natural scenery, there’s also plenty things to do in Belfast for kids. With interactive activities, museum exhibitions and a mammoth 55 acre zoo, this thriving city has something for all the family.
If you’re a sucker for Brussels and Bruges, you’ll love these lesser-known cities to visit in Belgium. All the style without the crowds, get off the beaten track and experience the breweries of Leuven, the stunning architecture of historic Ypres, and the freshest fish and frites in Ostend.
Home to the famous Book of Kells, a buzzing theatre scene and astounding historical architecture, there’s plenty of things to do in Dublin, Ireland’s vibrant capital city. With a history of inspiring writers and academics including Oscar Wilde and James Joyce, it’s a true cultural melting pot, and a P&O ferry will land you right in the heart of it. Between flowing pints of Guinness and deliciously hearty eats, a wander through its cobbled streets will take you on an unforgettable journey. Got 24 hours to spare? Check out our guide to visiting the delights of Dublin in 24 hours.
Whether it’s an ‘I love Paris’ mug, a collection of colourful seashells or even a bottle of wine, we all love bringing back souvenirs from our travels. However, the best memento of all is often simply a photo of your destination and loved ones, something to remind you what a great time you had in the years to come. With this in mind, we’ve come up with something even better for our latest P&O Ferries competition. We’ve decided to give a number of lucky winners the opportunity to turn their holiday snaps into genuine works of art – with some help from a few professional illustrators.
A land full of striking scenes, hidden gems and must-see sights, some of the most beautiful places in Ireland can be found along the Irish coast. From crystal clear waters to wave-battered cliffs, each coastal town offers a different adventure, and there’s no limit to the plethora of places to explore. To help you plan your own Irish exploit, we’ve picked some of the most exciting coastal settings the Emerald Isle has to offer. A voyage of discovery awaits.
Holland might not technically be a city, but since Amsterdam, The Hague and Rotterdam equate to the same area size as greater London, you could easily argue that this region of Holland is just as compact as one – but as varied as a continent too.
Northern Ireland’s southernmost county of Fermanagh hides a paradise of endless meadows and peaceful forests. The star attraction in this scenic part of Northern Ireland is the island-dotted Lough Erne, which attracts plenty of fishermen and sports enthusiasts – no surprise given that the waterways are some of the quietest and least congested in Europe. With so many activities at your fingertips, check out exactly what’s on offer for an active escape in the Fermanagh Lakelands.