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County Fermanagh is worth visiting on any tours of Ireland. With Devenish Island http://www.discovernorthernireland.com/Devenish-Island-Monastic-Site-Co-Fermanagh-Enniskillen-P2899 and the Marble Arch Caves http://www.enniskillen.com/marblearchcaves.html there is plenty to see. They are a bit of a hidden gem but when you are down there you will realise that they are a must...

When on Ireland tours many people visit the wondeful Armagh Cathedral...

A quaint tiny village in County Down with a real hidden gem worth seeing on any Ireland tours. The village is built around an abbey founded in 1193 by Affreca. She was the daughter of Godred , King of Man , and the wife of John...

Starngford Lough is in County Down and you can travel around the lough and across on a quaint ferry to take in the likes of Castleward House and Saint Patricks grave on Ireland tours. Definitely not so much your hidden gems as jam packed with must...

County Tyrone is peppered with archaelogical remains worth seeing on any Ireland tours. There are more than a thousand standing stones in the Sperrins alone and the county as a whole has numerous chambered graves. The Lough Macrory area is particularly rich in dolmens and megaliths ,...

The historic village of Hillsborough , merits a visit on any Ireland tours , maybe more of a must see attraction than a hidden gem. Its main street has a chintzy , middle English ambience re-inforced by a sprinkling of tea rooms and Antique shops. There...

Helen's Bay is in County Down , and a great little hidden gem on Ireland tours. Just down the bay itself , a walking path leads east to Grey Point Fort , positioned to command the mouth of Belfast Lough , along with its sister fort...

Great names and real hidden gems on any Ireland tours that take you to Fermanagh and Enniskillen. Monea Castle is a particularly fine example of a Planters castle , built around 1618. It is a the end of a beautiful tree lined lane and bears the...

For nearly seven hundred years Navan Fort was the great seat of Northern power , rivaling Tara in the South.   It was here that the kings of Ulster ruled and Queen Macha built her palace on the earthwork's summit.  It's a site of deeply mystical significance ,...

Beyond Cushendall , on the North coast of Ireland , a cliff top path leads to the tours of Layde Old Church. This is a real hidden gem on Ireland tours. The chuch is the chief burial place of  the MacDonnells , which originally dates from the...