Campsites in Northern Ireland
There are an array of different campsites in Northern Ireland, so whether you are looking for a coastal view on the beautiful North Antrim Coast, a lakeside location alongside the picturesque Lough Neagh or rural landscape of the Clogher Valley, you are sure to find the perfect spot to park up your rental!
Rushin House Caravan Park is an award winning campsite located on the shores of Lake MacNean offering modern facilities and a great base for exploring the stunning landscape. The nearby scenic Lough Navar Forest Drive, has panoramic views and in August visitors can experience the arrival of colourful Peacock Butterflies which feed on the unique local fauna. Fermanagh, Donegal and Connacht are easily explored from this beautiful location and offer a range of activities for nature lovers and history buffs.
If you are looking for something near Belfast, then check out family run Windsor Holiday Park. With lovely views of the Mourne Mountains it is the ideal location for discovering the area. The seaside resort of Newcastle is just down the road with its sandy beaches and tranquil forest parks.
Things to do in Northern Ireland
While small, there are plenty of things to do in Northern Ireland, whether you are planning a short weekend break or a longer stay. The globally renowned Giant’s Causeway, made up of 40,000 basalt columns, is a must see together with a drive along the unforgettable coastline of North Antrim. These dramatic landscapes are also featured in the hit TV series Game of Thrones allowing fans to re-enact their favourite scenes on location! Quaint seaside towns dot the coastal roads offering a mix of activities, including, for those seeking adventure, surfing on the North Atlantic waves. For history buffs there is much to choose from, such as Belfast’s Titanic Experience where you can explore the building of the fateful liner, it’s passengers and the city that build it. If you are looking for a staycation with a difference, Northern Ireland is the destination for you.
Events in Northern Ireland
Events in Northern Ireland offer something for every holiday, whether you are looking for food festivals, music events, historical celebrations or something for the family. For foodies with a taste for seafood the Flavours of the Foyle festival is a must visit with food tastings, cooking demonstrations and even a food trail. While for those looking for something musical, the Belfast Guitar festival has much to offer with jazz, blues, Americana, folk, flamenco, indie and more. St. Patrick’s day is also widely celebrated with all things green and parties in the streets and you can even visit his grave in Downpatrick. For families the annual Dalriada Festival is the perfect event providing something for everyone, including sport competitions, national and international music performances and even a fantastic firework finale in the grounds of Glenarm Castle.