5 must see tourist attractions in Northern Ireland

If you’re visiting Northern Ireland, or even if you’ve lived here your whole life, there are a few tourist attractions you have to see. You wouldn’t want to go home without seeing these.

1. Giant’s Causeway

Arguably Ireland’s most popular tourist land mark. It consists of hexagonal column rocks that, legend has it, Finn McCool built to walk to Scotland to fight his Scottish counterpart Benandonner.


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2. Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge

Carrick-A-Rede rope bridge is a suspension bridge linked from the mainland to Carrick Island. It spans 20metres and sits 30metres above the rocks below. Do you have the courage to cross the bridge?

3. Ulster American Folkpark

Located in Omagh, the Folkpark is an outdoor museum telling the story of emigration from Ulster to America in the 18th & 19th Century.

4. Exploris Aquariam

The Exploris Aquarium is an exploration of the Irish Sea. Check out the different fish and species underwater.

5. Bushmills Distillery

Bushmills whiskey has a 400 year heritage and is a popular worldwide brand. Take a tour of the distillery and finish off with a glass of your favourite malt.

Have you been to see these attractions and what did you think of them?

6 thoughts on “5 must see tourist attractions in Northern Ireland”

  1. @Dawn: Will keep that in mind for a follow up post. Would love to go surfing up there myself. Weathers getting better now so might be possible :-)

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