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This is a great starting point for Belfast tours as the spectacular view gives you a feeling for the geography of the city and beyond. Not widely visited it is a bit of a hidden gem. The castle is set on the slopes of Cavehill Country...

A real hidden gem. Castletown House is the first , and largest , Palladian-style country house in Ireland. It is located in Cellbridge , County Kildare and worth seeing on any tours of Ireland. The original design by Alessandro Galilei (1691-1737) influenced the architecture of Leinster House ,...

Check out our Belfast tour options. There are so many "must see" attractions and "hidden gems". From Belfast you can see the Giants Causeway ,  Dunluce Castle ,  and the spectacular North Coast. Or see County Fermanagh and the likes of Devenish Island. Perhaps you prefer the Ards...

Everyone on tours of Ireland has heard of the " Book of Kells" But a real hidden gem is the "Book of Durrow" It is a copy of the Gospels and one of Europes most important manuscripts , surviving from around 700 A.D Of uncertain provenance (Ireland or...

Alison Smylie is the owner of The Old Post Office www.oldpostofficelisbane.co.uk   This is a  a great place to stop off for lunch/coffee etc and see her delicious pantry of home made food and sample the lunches in one of the three rooms with wood burning stoves...

Maritime county in the province of Connacht in the West of Ireland. On our tours of Ireland we usually pass through on the way from Galway to Enniskillen. It is a bit of a hidden gem. Sligo, covering an area of 709 square miles, has a...

These are the last type of Megalithic tomb and worth seeing on any Ireland tours due to their unusual shape. These wedge shaped graves were erected largely during the early Bronze Age , before and after 2000 B.C. Some , particularly in West Cork may have been...

On any tours of Ireland you may well come across stories about Tara. It is bit of a hidden gem. Tara was the symbolic seat and coronation site of early medieval Ireland's high kings. Though it was not their permanent residence. It is located in County Meath and...

If you come on any tours of Ireland you will come across references to PIRATES !! But dont worry if you are on a cruise ship...

A unique dining experience for visitors. Accessible on Belfast tours and tours of Ireland. Rayanne House famed for its exceptional cuisine has launched its new “Titanic Menu”. A recreation of the final meal served on the most famous ship in the world.   The 9 course Menu has generated...