Gaze in awe at rugged coastlines and stunning soaring mountains in Wales and visit Cardiff Castle. Sip a pint of Guiness in an Irish pub in Belfast, visit Trinity College in Dublin or travel through the emerald Irish landscape dotted with medieval castles and be mesmerized by the World Heritage Site of the Giant’s Causeway and the magnificent Cliffs of Moher.
Thanks to the warm charm of the locals, the astonishing beauty of the countryside and a land that is steeped in history, the intoxicating atmosphere of the lush Emerald Isle draws you in from the moment you step on land. Dublin offers you old world charm and history mixed with up to date shopping and excellent entertainment and cuisine. Venture into the countryside and you will witness the rolling hills and pastoral landscapes, stately homes and castles, and stone villages with a welcoming pub and resident story teller. Be part of The Gathering Ireland, an exciting programme filled with festivals, events and various gatherings taking place around Ireland.
Northern Ireland - Belfast
With its compact size, picturesque location between mountain and coast and fascinating history, Belfast is a defiant city that has emerged from decades of strife into a vibrant, buzzing destination. This beautiful Victorian city has stacks of things to do, too - you can check out where great ships like the Titanic were built, marvel at the architecturally impressive City Hall and Queen’s University, or immerse yourself in Belfast’s sparkling city life with hip boutiques and smart stores. Cool and comfortable new design hotels mean Belfast is now a stylish and affordable place to stay, while a glut of excellent gastro delights have placed the city firmly on the culinary map of Europe. Best of all, Belfast’s charming old pubs make an atmospheric spot to while away an hour, or two.