Historic Titanic Pump-House to become whiskey attraction

The Pump-House, a listed Edwardian building in the heart of Belfast’s Titanic Quarter, along with the neighbouring Thompson Dry-Dock, opened in 1911 to accommodate...

Hillsborough Castle’s Christmas Lights Trail

An avenue of ornate chandeliers will lead visitors on a magical journey through the forest at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens as part of a...

The Story of Queen Medb

Medb, Queen of Connacht, was one of the most powerful and influential characters in the Ulster Cycle. With an ability to charm her way...

Follow the footsteps of St Declan in Ireland’s Ancient East

A new 115km walking trail follows a traditional pilgrim route through the stunning landscape of counties Tipperary and Waterford. There’s an old Irish saying: ‘Your...
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Scotland Is Calling for a Unique Winter Break

As the nights close in, thoughts drift to staying home and keeping cosy.  However, there are still many opportunities to extend the holiday season...

World’s First UNESCO Trail Launched in Scotland

Scotland's UNESCO Trail brings the country's 13 place-based UNESCO designations, including World Heritage Sites, Biospheres, Global Geoparks and Creative Cities together to form a dedicated digital trail. It aims to take visitors on a cultural journey...
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The best places for stargazing in the UK

With the UK having some of the clearest skies in Europe and search terms such as ‘telescope for stargazing’ (+160%) and ‘stargazing pods’ (+110%)...
Couple talking to a local fisherman at Colliemore Habour, Dublin

Six awesome autumn walks near Dublin city

Ireland’s breath-taking landscape is alive with color at autumn time, so if you’re planning a break make sure to include a foray into nature....

10 Stunning Color Palettes, inspired by the UK’s most colorful places

With an abundance of vibrant seaside towns, plentiful lush countryside and rows of honey-coloured homes, it’s easy to see how so many towns, villages...

50 Years | The Iconic Europa Hotel In Belfast, Northern Ireland

Hastings Hotels is delighted to be celebrating the 50th birthday of the jewel in its crown, the Europa Hotel. In recognition of this significant...

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