Delve into Northern Ireland's history with Kate Adie this October

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Northern Ireland is a part of the UK that's worthy of proper exploration and spending six days on Good Housekeeping’s exclusive journey around its fascinating historical highlights and beauty spots is time well spent.

To help get a true sense of the events that unfolded during the Troubles, you’ll be joined by the legendary Kate Adie, who was a chief news correspondent and is considered one of the most remarkable reporters of her generation.

On our October tour of this mesmerising land, you'll explore cities and countryside as you travel from Belfast, Antrim, Derry and Enniskillen, before returning to Belfast, staying in four-star hotels throughout.

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What can you expect from the trip?

See where the Titanic was designed and built

Titanic Belfast is an immersive exhibition that tells the complete story of this incredible ship's design, build, and launch. Described by Titanic movie director James Cameron as "phenomenal", this is an unmissable attraction in Belfast where the history of the iconic ship is brought to life like never before.

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Photo credit: Kaveh Kazemi - Getty Images

Marvel at the Giant’s Causeway

You’ll see the remarkable Giant’s Causeway, an intriguing landscape of volcanic basalt columns. Legend has it that it was built and destroyed in an epic battle between two giants.

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Photo credit: Aitormmfoto - Getty Images


As you tread over the stones of Northern Ireland’s only UNESCO World Heritage Site, you’ll begin to understand why this fascinating landscape has sparked so much debate and inspired artists.

Hear first-hand accounts of the Troubles

An after-dinner talk by Kate Adie will reveal her unique perspective on the time she spent in Northern Ireland reporting for the BBC. You’ll also take a black cab tour with a cabbie who lived through the Troubles and will drive you through the back streets of Belfast to bring their stories to life.

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Photo credit: Kaveh Kazemi - Getty Images

South of Belfast, you’ll see where poignant and historic political negotiations of the Peace Process unfolded on a visit to the grand Hillsborough Castle and Gardens.

How to experience Northern Ireland with Kate Adie

Visit our holiday website for more details about how you can delve into Northern Ireland’s history with Kate Adie this October. You'll find more information about this five-night journey and how to book.

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