Sarah Nelson

Sarah Nelson

Marketing Officer

Sarah is a blogger for OutdoorNI.com and is a firm believer in giving anything a go at least once (unless it involves jumping out of a plane at 6,000ft!).  A country girl living in the city she is always looking for new adventures in the outdoors and can often be found wandering the Mournes or Glens of Antrim attempting not to get lost!

Recent Posts

Walks the Kids Will Love

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Sometimes it can be hard to entice the kids away from their tablets and out into the great outdoors, but with giants, insects, animals the famous Gruffalo making an appearance, we bet they will love getting out in the fresh air for some family fun along these unique walk trails in Northern Ireland. Gruffalo Trail, [...]

Walk, Wine and Dine in Northern Ireland

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Enjoy the natural beauty and authentic taste of Northern Ireland on these walk trails featuring some of Northern Ireland’s most fabulous eateries. Walk, Wine and Dine along the Causeway Coastal Route Portballintrae Loop & Bayview Hotel On the 5.5 mile circular walk from the seaside village of Portballintrae to the famous Giant’s Causeway, you’ll take [...]

Action Packed Family Glamping in Northern Ireland

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“Are we nearly there yet?” A phrase that instils fear in parents all over the country. The good news is there’s no need to travel long distances to escape with the kids. Why not think closer to home and book a glamping holiday in Northern Ireland? With so many fantastic locations on our doorstep, all [...]

Short Walks to Clear Your Head

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Now that summer has arrived, make the most of the bright nights by taking a short walk along one of Northern Ireland’s walking trails – perfect for clearing the head. With a vast array of forest parks, coastal paths, mountains, beaches and much more, Northern Ireland is home to many beautiful regions for walking, all [...]

Book a Family Forest Break

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With play parks, picnic spots and endless places to play hide and seek, take the kids on that camping trip you’ve always promised. You’ll have everything to keep them entertained on your doorstep, and these forest and country parks are perfect for a budget family forest break. Family Forest Breaks in Northern Ireland Mourne Mountains, [...]

Walk Amongst Northern Ireland’s Legends

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When it comes to myths and legends, Northern Ireland’s countryside is absolutely bursting with history and legacy.  Walk in the footsteps of giants, saints, heroes and chieftains on these wonderful walks with colourful histories. Roe Valley Country Park, Limavady, Derry~Londonderry Roe Valley Country Park runs for approx. 3.5 miles either side of the River Roe [...]

Explore a Paddler’s Paradise in the Fermanagh Lakelands

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Situated in the South West of Northern Ireland Fermanagh is a county dominated by water with the stunning Lough Erne at its heart. Therefore it’s no surprise that one of the best ways to experience it’s beauty is from the water. One of the most popular canoe trails in Northern Ireland, because of its suitability [...]

Tranquil Walking Trails in Belfast City

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From parks blooming with colour to peaceful towpaths providing an alternative way around the city, there are lots of walking trails to help you discover the natural beauty of Belfast. Whether you’ve brought your walking boots or not you can still enjoy a wide range of walks that bring a little slice of the countryside [...]

10 Walks with Incredible Views in Northern Ireland

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Whether you plan to head out for a clifftop stroll, sunset beach walk, or explore the majesty and solitude of the mountains, you’ll find some incredible views on a walk in Northern Ireland. Explore Northern Ireland by foot this summer and discover some of our best kept secret views on these stunning walks: Rathlin Island, [...]

Your Activity Guide to the Festival of Flight

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On Saturday 8th August 2015 Newcastle, County Down will come alive with amazing air displays, exhibitions, live music and street entertainment as part of the 2015 B/E Aerospace Festival of Flight. With so much happening during the day why not stay and discover the delights of the Mourne Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, sample some [...]