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Belfast, Northern Ireland's capital, is a vibrant hub for culture, delicious dining and amazing experiences. No matter if you're looking for - from a romantic holiday to a family holiday to a city break, Belfast is just perfect: in fact here are a few vacation suggestions to get you in the mood!
There are so many things to do in County Donegal, wide heaths give way to rugged cliffs and crisp blue shores of the Atlantic. But it's not all wild coasts and rolling greens, Donegal's towns and villages are home to incredible craftspeople, carefully preparing warm colourful tweed, characterful pottery and incredible local cuisine.
In the broad stretches of Ireland's exquisite rugged wildness, there are many incredible cottages for couples who want to explore all that Ireland offers and curl up in some warm and cosy accommodation when the day is done.
Here we share some of our favourite romantic holidays in Ireland for Couples.
County Wicklow is famous for its impressive mountains, glacial lakes, Irish Sea coastline and scenic walking trails. Located just south of Dublin on the east coast of Ireland, Wicklow is often referred to as "The Garden of Ireland" and is extremely popular with tourists. There are many things to do in County Wicklow, but if you enjoy horticulture then a visit to Mount Usher Gardens is a must. One of only 3 Irish Gardens, Mount Usher boasts a diverse collection of trees and shrubs with carefully designed floral arrangements along both sides of the River Vartry.
If you’re visiting the Emerald Isle and certainly if you’re arriving via Dublin, then a venture into the Wicklow Mountains is compulsory (or should be!) As you head south from Dublin to County Wicklow, you’ll barely leave the city limits before the landscape starts to change dramatically.
This week's BLOG considers places to visit in Ireland with the kids including a variety of attractions to go both paid and for free covering Museums, Castles, National parks and much more all over Ireland, ensuring that there is something for all ages to enjoy. A variety of both outdoor and indoor activities are included to beat those rainy days. Hidden gems like discounts will be uncovered to help you along the way. A great experience will be had by the whole family for lasting memories of the Emerald Isle.
Ireland boasts a vast wealth of rugged terrain and outdoor spaces, but the region of Connemara is particularly well known for the outdoors. The terrain in Connemara ranges from idyllic coastal coves to the vast mountainous expanses in Connemara National Park - making it the ideal place to find extreme activities in Ireland.
If you haven't visited Ireland before, Connemara is an excellent place to start. If you're looking to submerge yourself in Irish culture, sample local cuisine and see the sights, Connemara has something for everyone to enjoy.
When the lights go out, don your miners’ helmet and wonder through Kerry’s International Dark Sky Reserve. Given the designated title for its awe-inspiring night skies, the 700 sq km reserve is centred on the Ring of Kerry, with its low light pollution, on a clear night, the stargazing is breathtaking.
You’ve decided to take a road trip across The Emerald Isle so let us take you on a tempting little preview. One of the many joys of a road trip in Ireland is its amazing accessibility; whilst there’s a huge amount to see and do, you can cover the best of it in as little as ten days.
There are plenty of things to do in Ireland and lots to see during your trip to the Country. The question is which attractions should you spend your time visiting? Whatever the season, whether you visit in the summer or winter, there are some wonderful destinations that simply cannot be missed.
There are many castles in Ireland dotted about, with one never being any further than just a short trip away. However, with all this choice, you surely only want to visit the best ones. We have created a list of 8 castles in Ireland, Kilkenny Castle, Rock of Cashel, Blarney Castle, Trim Castle, Ross Castle, Doonagore Castle, Kylemore Castle and Dunluce Castle.
If you are planning on staying in one of our family-friendly Irish holiday cottages, then why not make your stay even more comfortable with these essential apps to help you organise your time here? From seeing the sights to the big events and best eateries, there really is an app for that, as they say!
Take a look and see which app you’ll be downloading before your visit:
Who can believe Christmas is only a couple of months away?! That means it is time to start planning the Christmas festivities, presents and even a holiday away! Whether that includes Christmas Day itself or just a holiday around the festive season, a bit of thought needs to go into planning your break, and our guide will help you decide on your destination.