Visiting Northern Ireland? Read brief travel information about the country
Are you challenged by the hidden facets of the Emerald Isle? Northern Ireland is ready to discover them for you.
Northern Ireland a part of the United Kingdom lies at the northeast of the island of Ireland. This small province enjoys a diverse landscape a dramatic coastline, gently rolling fields and the lush Mountains of Mourne. Beautiful scenery of Britain shorelines are featured by tumultuous past towering cliffs, sandy beaches, picturesque harbors and family resorts. Activity like fishing is provided on the winding River Erne, near the lake of Fermanagh and Sperrin Mountains located in the western part of the country.
Northern Ireland has a temperate maritime climate, though there it is less sunshine and more rain then to the rest of the UK. The weather is very unpredictable. The average temperatures reach in summer 17,5 °C (63,5 °F) and 6,5 °C (43,7 °F) in winter.
Pound Sterling is the official currency of the Northern Ireland. 1 British Pound (GBP) = 1.99031 US Dollar (USD)
53,1% of the population declared themselves Protestant and 43,8% Roman Catholics.
The most beautiful coast you could imagine<strong> </strong>lies to the north from Lane in Antrim County. The road passes by the foot of each of the 9 glens and if you resist the temptation to turn inland, and stay instead with the road and the sea breezes you can enjoy a splendid marine drive lying ahead. Coastal villages have their specific. The castle at Glenarm is the home of the Earls of Antrim. Carnlough has a famous inn which was once owned by Winston Churchill. Cushendun village has pretty Cornish cottages and a beautiful beach. The robust northern metropolis ringed by high hills, sea lough and river valley is the city of Belfast. Choosing Antrim County rentals
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County Down hosts all beauty of Northern Ireland in its heart. Strangford Lough is a yachting paradise and the great bird sanctuary where the Mountains of Mourne sweep down to the sea' - at Newcastle. There is a concentration of delights as fishing, golfing, superb forest parks, cathedrals, castles and gardens, boating, bird-watching, walking and pony trekking and spiced of course with County Down lodgings