What is so special about Northern Ireland?
Northern Ireland is home to some of the best links golf in the world. As well as Royal Portrush, which hosted The 148th Open in 2019, there are other gems like Portstewart and the beautiful Royal County Down near the Mourne Mountains.
What are 5 interesting facts about Northern Ireland?
|National Day:||17 March St Patrick’s Day|
|Currency:||Pound Sterling (£)|
|Highest point:||Slieve Donard mountain 848 m (2782 ft),|
|Longest river:||River Bann 129 kilometres (80 miles)|
|Largest Lake:||Lough Neagh – 151 square miles (392 km²) Also the largest freshwater lake in the British Isles|
What is special about Belfast?
Belfast was nicknamed Linenopolis
Among shipbuilding and the production of rope and tobacco, the city paved the way in the world’s linen industry. By the end of the 19th Century Belfast was known as the world’s linen capital and was nicknamed Linenopolis.
How is life in Northern Ireland?
Northern Ireland is in many ways a traditional society. Church attendance is high (but steadily declining), family life is central, and community ties are strong. The daily interactions of most people are confined to members of their own community, whether in urban neighbourhoods or country villages.
Is Belfast good for a holiday?
Belfast is as safe as any city in the UK and there is no hostility between tourists and locals. Have you booked a hotel yet and are you planning on staying at the weekend or during the week? As for the cost again it’s comparable to other UK cities.
Is Belfast beautiful?
There’s a lot to love about Belfast. It’s a great place to live and there are plenty of sights to see if you’re just visiting too. The city has some of the most beautiful architecture and open green spaces plus we have a fantastic nightlife with top class restaurants, pubs and nightclubs.