Tag Archives: Days Out

Walks the Kids Will Love

Posted on by Sarah

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, [...]

All Aboard – Time to Discover Belfast

Posted on by Sarah S

Birthplace to the Titanic and gateway to Northern Ireland, Belfast has earned a reputation as a top city destination packed with history, culture, exciting events, great food and super shopping. A must-see attraction on a city break is Belfast’s newest 5* visitor attraction, HMS Caroline – one of the few surviving ships from the First World War. [...]

Saint Patrick’s Festival: Armagh & Downpatrick

Posted on by Carla

Join in on the biggest-ever St Patrick’s Festival of events to be held in the UK and Ireland, where an eclectic mix of theatre, music, comedy, dance, poetry, exhibitions, lectures and series of special walks and talks will be held in more than 100 events right across Armagh and Down from 10-20 March. A key highlight [...]

10 Things to do in Northern Ireland: 22-28 February

Posted on by Carla

From artisan pizza making to Annie the musical, there’s loads of fun things to do in Northern Ireland this week! Take a look and see… Salty Dog Gourmet Evening: Love Local, Salty Dog Hotel & Bistro, Bangor, Co. Down, February 25. Enjoy a special Northern Ireland Year of Food and Drink 2016 gourmet dinner at [...]

10 Things to do in Northern Ireland: 15-21 February

Posted on by Carla

Have a look at what’s happening this half-term week in Northern Ireland. Interested in a day full of activities for all the family? Take a day trip to the Carrowmena Activity Centre. Or why not have a splish and a splash, and take part in the Northern Ireland Puddle Jumping Championships at Castle Espie? NI Science Festival [...]

Rainy Days and Sundays don’t always get me down!

Posted on by Jacqueline

When it comes to Sundays in our house, it’s a bit of a lost day spent eating, lounging on the sofa and watching tv. So when Discover Northern Ireland asked me if I would be interested in blogging for them I jumped at opportunity of getting out and unplugging the kids from the matrix for a [...]

Discover the Causeway Coast with our guests, Orla and Shane

Posted on by Rachel

We invited Orla and Shane from Drogheda to take a road trip along the County Antrim coastline and discover the spectacular drama of the famous Causeway Coastal Route. Here they share their thoughts on their weekend break and why Northern Ireland is so special to them. Have you been to Northern Ireland before? We’ve visited [...]

Junior Force Academy Training at Armagh Planetarium

Posted on by Rachel

Is Star Wars your kid’s thing? Then make the journey to Armagh Planetarium on the 30 and 31 August 2014 where the Emerald Garrison will be training some future Jedis. Young visitors will have the opportunity to don the famous brown robe, pick up a lightsabre, and learn a few Force skills from an Emerald [...]

Ten Things to do in Northern Ireland this week!

Posted on by Rachel

Looking for something to do this week?  Check out our list of 10 exciting things to do in Northern Ireland over the next week. Larne Giro d’Italia Bicycle Art Parade, Larne, Co. Antrim, until June 30. Continuing the celebrations of the Giro d’Italia, 20 fantastic bicycle sculptures have been decorated by some of the finest local [...]

Ten Things to do in Northern Ireland this week!

Posted on by Rachel

Looking for something to do this week?  Check out our list of 10 exciting things to do in Northern Ireland over the next week. Celtronic Festival, various locations, City of Derry, June 25-29. The electronic festival showcases the best in all forms of electronic music with local, national and international DJ’s and live performance acts. http://www.discovernorthernireland.com/Celtronic-Festival-P40181  [...]