Northern Ireland holidays

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Life on the edge: meet the man who walked around the UK
Facing financial ruin, the former paratrooper set out on a six-year, 11,000-mile trek around our entire coastline. It changed his life in more ways than he could possibly imagine. By Ella Braidwood

Ella Braidwood

05, Feb, 2023 @11:00 AM

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A local’s guide to Belfast: margaritas, murals and the Black Mountain
Social entrepreneur Maeve Monaghan on her historic city’s diverse culture, green hills and, of course, great nightlife

Interview by Stephen Emms

12, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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20 best cosy UK cottages for a winter break
From the Highlands to Cornwall, we select stylish boltholes on hills, coasts and in deep, soothing countryside. Come on, light that fire …

Sarah Baxter

12, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Green and pleasant: 10 of the best places to stay near splendid gardens in the UK
Relax and draw breath close to some of the country’s loveliest cultivated spaces. By Catherine Fairweather

Catherine Fairweather

11, Sep, 2022 @1:00 PM

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20 best adventures on the water around the UK – from canyoning to white-water rafting
Trout fishing and kayaking, swimming and birdwatching – great ways to spend a day around the UK’s rivers, streams and lakes

Annabelle Thorpe

14, Aug, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Drink in the views: the UK’s 20 best waterside pubs
Stunning views over lakes and rivers make these the prettiest places to enjoy a pint, and maybe stay a night

Sarah Turner

14, Aug, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Green line: take a window seat on Ireland’s most beautiful train trips
There’s no need for a car – cheaper rail fares in Ireland have made these six stunning rail trips even more appealing and sustainable

Vic O'Sullivan

03, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Classic UK country pubs for an easy weekend getaway
Looking for snugs, local ales and great grub? There’s still room at the inn, says Louise Roddon

Louise Roddon

20, Feb, 2022 @1:00 PM

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‘I felt I’d stepped into Narnia’: walking St Patrick’s Way in Northern Ireland
The pilgrim path celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. Our writer takes in the uncrowded moors, mountains, canal and coast, on an adventure straight out of a storybook

Phoebe Smith

07, Feb, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Ten great guided walks in the UK
Boot up, pack your thermos and step out to discover some of the country’s best kept secrets. By Louise Roddon

Louise Roddon

16, Jan, 2022 @11:00 AM

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15 of the best food and drink experiences in Northern Ireland
Seafood straight from the boat, a cooperative brewery, community hubs – these daring food and drink producers are proof that necessity is the mother of invention

Sally Coffey

18, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Fermanagh: the overlooked Northern Irish county bursting with things to do
The list of attractions and diverse locations in such a sparsely populated region is staggering. Our writer reconnects with his childhood roots

Graham Little

25, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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