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Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland is a must see destination filled to the brim with must-see attractions from castles, monuments, gardens and museums for travellers to discover.

A Giants Causeway Day Trip from Belfast is one of the country’s most popular excursions, with visitors taking the unique opportunity to walk one of nature’s most peculiar pathways and learn about its hair-raising legends and myths.

While Strangford Lough in County Down is the largest sea lough within the United Kingdom and Ireland and with 2,000 species of marine and plant life, it is Northern Ireland’s first Marine Nature Reserve.

Dare you walk over Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, Co. Antrim. A famous rope bridge near Ballintoy it spans 20 metres (66 ft) and is 30 metres (98 ft) above the rocks below.

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The Giant's Causeway

Is an area of about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, the result of an ancient volcanic fissure eruption. It is located in County Antrim on the north coast of Northern Ireland, about three miles (4.8 km) northeast of the town of Bushmills.

In a Radio Times poll, the Giant's Causeway was named as the fourth greatest natural wonder in the United Kingdom.

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Ulster

Ulster is one of the four traditional Irish provinces, situated in the north of Ireland. It is made up of nine counties: six of these constitute Northern Ireland (a part of the United Kingdom); the remaining three are in the Republic of Ireland.

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Common guillemot

The common murre or common guillemot is a large auk. It is also known as the thin-billed murre in North America. It has a circumpolar distribution, occurring in low-Arctic and boreal waters in the North Atlantic and North Pacific. It spends most of its time at sea, only coming to land to breed on rocky cliff shores or islands.

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Strangford Lough

Strangford Lough is a large sea loch or inlet in County Down, in the east of Northern Ireland. It is the largest inlet in the British Isles, covering 150 km2 (58 sq mi). The lough is almost totally enclosed by the Ards Peninsula and is linked to the Irish Sea by a long narrow channel at its southeastern edge.

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Bushmills Distillery

The Old Bushmills Distillery is a distillery in Bushmills, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, that is owned by Casa Cuervo of Mexico.

Bushmills Distillery uses water drawn from Saint Columb's Rill, which is a tributary of the River Bush.

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Belfast City Hall

Is Belfast City Council's civic building. It is located in Donegall Square, in the heart of Belfast city centre. Today the City Hall’s east wing on the ground floor has been completely renovated to facilitate the new tourist attraction. The exhibition stretches over 16 separate rooms, all presented within the original architecture of City Hall as designed by Alfred Brumwell Thomas in the late 1890s.

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Mussenden Temple

Is located in the beautiful surroundings of Downhill Demesne near Castlerock in County Londonderry. It perches dramatically on a 120 ft cliff top, high above the Atlantic Ocean on the north-western coast of Northern Ireland, offering spectacular views westwards over Downhill Strand towards Magilligan Point and County Donegal and to the east Castlerock beach towards Portstewart, Portrush and Fair Head.

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Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

Is a rope bridge near Ballintoy in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. The bridge links the mainland to the tiny island of Carrickarede. It spans 20 metres (66 ft) and is 30 metres (98 ft) above the rocks below.The bridge is mainly a tourist attraction and is owned and maintained by the National Trust.The bridge is open all year round (subject to weather) and people may cross it for a fee, in 2018, the bridge had 491,947 visitors.

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Dunluce Castle

Is a now-ruined medieval castle in Northern Ireland, the seat of Clan McDonnell. It is located on the edge of a basalt outcropping in County Antrim (between Portballintrae and Portrush), and is accessible via a bridge connecting it to the mainland. The castle is surrounded by extremely steep drops on either side, which may have been an important factor to the early Christians and Vikings who were drawn to this place where an early Irish fort once stood.

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