If you are planning a trip to Northern Ireland, this article is for you. Here are some awesome things you can do/see in Northern Ireland to make the most of your trip. Take a look.
1. Visit Glenoe Waterfall.
This beautiful waterfall lies in the narrow valley of Antrim, near the charming village of Glenoe. This is one of the most picturesque waterfalls in Northern Ireland which is quite a spectacular tourist attraction.
2. Visit the iconic Giant’s Causeway.
Mother Nature truly provides some of the most dramatic tourist attractions, and the Giant’s Causeway is proof. This natural wonder has close to 40,000 polygonal basalt rock columns formed by the ancient volcanic landscape that stretches along the coastline. This is undoubtedly the most popular tourist attraction in the country.
3. Head to the Dunluce Castle.
This medieval castle is one of the most spectacular castles in the country that is just magnificent and grand in every sense. Here, you’ll be able to witness one of the most incredible sunsets that you’ll ever see.
4. Go cliff jumping in Ballintoy.
If you are looking for adventure, head to Ballintoy for cliff jumping and other adventure sports. Anyone above the age of 13 is allowed to to do cliff jumping that costs around ₹2500 and you don’t have to be a pro at it. There are professionals to take good care of you.
5. Indulge in whiskey tasting in Bushmills.
Bushmills is one of the oldest distilleries in the world so if you get a chance, head to the picturesque town of Bushmills to visit the age old whiskey distillery of the same name. You can opt for a full tour of the distillery and try some very unique whiskeys. Who knows, you might even get to taste a 21 year old whiskey!
6. Cross the Carrick-a-rede rope bridge.
Walking on the Carrick-a-rede rope bridge offers a panoramic view of the surrounding area is totally worth experiencing. The bridge is fun and it’s certainly one of its kind. You can also visit Carrick-a-rede island, if you are interested in bird watching.
7. Go for surfing in Portrush.
On hot summer days, Portrush is a hive for activities but during winter season, it turns into a peaceful retreat where tourists are often seen relaxing. However, if you are into surfing, look no further. You can also sign up for surfing lessons with Portrush Surf School to catch the waves in no time.
8. Walk on Gobbins cliff trail.
Gobbins cliff trail, located at Islandmagee in County Antrim probably offers one of the most unique coastal walks in the world. This challenging pathway runs across bridges, past caves and through a tunnel so this is not for the faint-hearted but it’s definitely worth it.
9. Opt for a Game of Thrones tour.
GoT is one of the most watch TV shows in the world so if you are die hard fan of this show you might be interested in visiting the incredible sites where the filming was done. You can sign up for a multi-day tour around the region and also visit the sets, the dressing rooms or walk down the Kingsroad, a dream destination for a hardcore GoT fan.
10. Click Instagram worthy pictures at The Dark Hedges.
A narrow road off the Causeway Coast driving route will lead you to the Dark Hedges, a beautiful avenue lined up with intertwined beech trees that were planted during the 18th century so you can guess how old these trees are. It is also one of the places where GoT was filmed. This gorgeous avenue is officially one of the most photographed places in Ireland.
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