Take a walking tour of the City Walls – this is Northern Ireland’s only remaining, completely walled city. Take the opportunity to learn about the settlement’s rich history. Revealing a splendid city full of history, interest, and vibrant cultural scene.
Northern Ireland has recently had to contend with dragons, white walkers and the chill of endless winter. The Causeway coast has scored a staring role in the HBO’s Game of Thrones television series because of its wild landscape.
Game of Thrones:
This is a must for fanatics of the popular television series. The Causeway Coast offers a detailed lesson in history and nature on the cliff. The Causeway Coast Way runs all the way to Portstewart with bursts of gorse, sea and heather via the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge to the picturesque Ballintoy, this area ‘Gobbins Cliffe’ is a famous filming location for the popular television HBO Game of Thrones series. Visit: http://www.discovernorthernireland.com/gameofthrones/
County Donegal on the North West Coast of Northern Ireland, Star Wars Episode VIII was filmed. Visit County Donegal and walk in the steps of Luke Skywalker and experience the sandy beaches and find inspiration on the famous coast line.
St Columb’s Cathedral:
Visit the oldest surviving building in Northern Ireland built between 1628 and 1633. It was the first port Reformation church erected in Britain and Northern Ireland.
Standing outside the City Walls, Guildhall was originally built in 1890 then rebuilt in a fire after. Covered in stained glass windows and were presented by the London Livery companies, and its clock tower modelled by London’s Big Ben. Inside there is a historical exhibition on the Plantation of Ulster and tourist information point.
The peace bridge is a cycle and footbridge across the, River Foyle in Derry. It first opened in June 2011, connecting Ebrington Square with the rest of the city centre. Since it’s launch the bridge has become a focal point in Derry’s activities and events, including New Year celebrations.