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Rediscover Travel – Culture in Belfast

The portside capital of Northern Ireland, Belfast is steadily growing a reputation as one the UK’s top cities to visit. As well as the awe-inspiring natural scenery of the Giant’s Causeway and the historical draw of the Titanic Museum, there’s also a buzzing cultural scene just waiting to be discovered.

As part of our #rediscovertravel campaign, we’re encouraging visitors to Northern Ireland to try the road less-travelled. So be adventurous, and head off the beaten track to see historical distilleries, traditional pubs and some of the world’s best golf courses with our guide to the hidden gems of Belfast.

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Adventure Time: Things to Do in Belfast for Kids

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.

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Road Trips in Northern Ireland: Exploring the Land of Ulster

Northern Ireland is an awe-inspiring land of endless greenery, ancient forests and crumbling castles. As well as its natural splendour, the country boasts a fascinating history, rich culture and many an undiscovered gem. To fully appreciate just how varied and exciting this region can be, check out our favourite places to visit in Northern Ireland to inspire a road trip of your own.

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St Patrick’s Day: 5 Alternative Ways to Celebrate in Ireland

On the 17th March each year, Ireland puts on a fantastic St Patrick’s Day party to honour its most revered religious patron. Thanks to the spread of Irish culture, the festival has grown into a global phenomenon, and today everywhere from New York to New Zealand takes part. While the parade and fireworks in Dublin may be renowned as the spiritual heart of the festivities, this is by no means to only way to celebrate. Take a look at some of these alternative activities across the Emerald Isle that you can enjoy during St Patrick’s Day.

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Where to Travel in 2016

Europe boasts countless cities of timeless allure, each packed full of hidden gems and must-see sights. With so many wonderful places to discover, where will you choose to holiday this year? To help inspire your own adventure, we’ve carefully selected our hottest destinations for 2016 so you can start planning that dream getaway now.

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The Causeway Coastal Route: One of the World’s Greatest Road Trips

Clinging to the wave battered north east coast of Northern Ireland, a dramatic seaside road runs all the way from the capital of Belfast to Derry – Londonderry. Known as the Causeway Coastal Route, this winding, snaking passage contains some of the country’s most awe-inspiring natural backdrops and is renowned as one of the world’s greatest road journeys. Expect dramatic cliff faces, majestic castles and 195 miles of some of the most breath-taking scenery on the face of the planet.

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Travel Options from Larne Harbour to Belfast

Belfast is the capital and largest city in Northern Ireland, with its rich heritage, famous filming locations and breath-taking natural scenery it attracts millions of visitors every year. From the world’s largest Titanic museum to the dramatic volcanic rock formation known as the Giant’s Causeway, you certainly won’t be short of things to do in Belfast. The distance from Larne Harbour to Belfast is only 22 miles and there are a number of different ways to reach the capital.

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