BRITAIN’S photos of the week: Northern Ireland

Discover Northern Ireland’s most beautiful places, including the Giant’s Causeway and the Botanical Gardens in Belfast.

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The Mountains of Mourne, County Down. ©VisitBritain/Britain on View

The land of St Patrick is a place of undeniable beauty where striking and incomprehensible rock formations jut out into uncompromising seas, all watched over by majestic mountains. But the ancient land of Northern Ireland, where man has lived for 9000 years, is not just a place of outstanding beauty but it has an atmosphere so mysterious that it has inspired countless myths and legends. Take our photographic tour to see for yourself just what this region of the UK has to offer.

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Giant’s Causeway, County Antrim. ©VisitBritain/Martin Brent
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Lough Erne, County Fermanagh. ©VisitBritain/Tony Pleavin
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St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast. ©VisitBritain/Britain on View
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The Botanical Gardens, Belfast. ©VisitBritain/Tony Pleavin
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Oxford Island National Nature Reserve, Lough Neagh. ©VisitBritain/Tony Pleavin
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Belfast City Hall, Belfast. ©VisitBritain/Britain on View
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Carrickfergus Castle, Antrim. ©VisitBritain/Tony Pleavin
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Queen’s University, Belfast. ©VisitBritain/Tony Pleavin
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Dunluce Castle, County Antrim. ©VisitBritain/Britain on View
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Stormont Parliamentary building, Belfast. ©VisitBritain/Britain on View
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Belfast Castle, north Belfast. ©VisitBritain/Britain on View
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Glenariff Waterfall, Glenariff Forest Park, County Antrim. ©VisitBritain/Tony Pleavin
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Sheela-na-gig stone carvings near White Island, County Fermanagh. ©VisitBritain/Britain on View
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Tollymore Forest Park, Kilkeel, County Antrim. ©VisitBritain/Martin Brent
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Carrick-a-Rede, Antrim. ©VisitBritain/Britain on View
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St. Patrick’s Grave, Downpatrick. ©Wikipedia
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Murlough Nature Reserve, Mourne Mountains, County Down. ©VisitBritain / Britain on View

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