Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland has some of the most beautiful scenery in the world, with untouched landscapes, sweeping coastlines and a rich cultural heritage attracting thousands of wondering eyes every year. The phenomenal basalt columns of Giant’s Causeway are one of its greatest attractions and the capital city of Belfast continues to enrich its visitors with its vast industrial past and intriguing links with the Titanic

The Giant's Causeway was declared as Ireland’s first World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1986

Dunluce Castlem County Antrim, Northern Ireland, CS Leiws, Narnia, Cair Paravel

Discover CS Lewis’s Narnia in Northern Ireland

Together, the magical landscapes of County Antrim and County Down inspired one of the most fantastical worlds in English literature: Narnia

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The Guildhall/Derry/Londonderry

48 hours in Derry/Londonderry

Following its tenure as a UK City of Culture, Derry/Londonderry has reinvented itself as a city of artistic note. Read More »


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. Read More »

A fireworks display marks the opening of the Peace Bridge © Alamy

The transformation of a city: Derry~Londonderry

This city of many names has endured centuries of upheaval in its long history. Read More »

The Titanic: Window on Emigration exhibition Belfast

Titanic passengers’ life stories revealed

A fascinating new exhibition about the lives of Irish passengers on the Titanic has opened at the Ulster American Folk Park in Belfast Read More »

Botanic Gardens Belfast

Places to visit in Belfast

With ancient castles, famous shipyards and an abundance of local charm, Belfast is a joy to behold. Here are our favourite places to visit. Read More »


Historic Belfast photos from the 19th century

A selection of photos of historic Belfast, taken at the end of the 19th century Read More »