Travel Northern Ireland-II

Myriad hues of emulative culture
Belfast City Centre4
By Jamil Khan | Aug 30, 2016

NORTHERN Ireland with inspirational locations, stunning landscapes and friendly people, has become a top tourist destination for visitors from all over the world.
The Northern Ireland divided into six counties — Antrim, Armagh, Down, Fermanagh, Londonderry and Tyrone — where the tourists go to enjoy natural beauties and explore places like Saint Patrick to Titanic Belfast, from the Giant’s Causeway to the Mountains of Mourne and the Walled City of Derry.
Travelling Northern Ireland as a part of the media team on the invitation of Invest Northern Ireland, our group explores a number of places of tourist attractions and interacts with afamily-own business people.

COOKERY SCHOOL AT JAMES ST SOUTH James Street South Cookery School 11
The Cookery School at James Street South is a purpose built interactive kitchen and is a perfect location for sharing the passion for produce and cooking with tourists. The Cookery School is run by Niall McKenna and his team of chefs which is located above The Bar + Grill on James Street South.
The visit at the Cookery School at James Street South was an interactive evening in the cookery school, using the best of Northern Ireland produce to create a wonderful dining experience while Caroline Wilson, an expert of local foods and drink provided an insight on local products.

THE OLD BUSHMILLS DISTILLERY The Old Bushmills Distillery1
The Bushmills Distillery, located in the small village of Bushmills, is the oldest working distillery in Ireland. A local family and friends are running the 400-year-old distillery for generations. During the tour, the official told that they kept to the philosophy that hand crafting small batches is the way to produce beautifully smooth tasting Irish drink, which is being exported to all over the world.

GIANT’S CAUSEWAY Giants Causeway8
One of the most popular attractions among the tourist is Giant’s Causeway with its unique formations of extraordinary hexagonal basalt columns formed over 60 million years ago, when molten lava cooled suddenly on contact with water. Tourists flock to reach through shuttle buses or walk to take photographs along with distinctive formations of the Camel, the Wishing Chair and the Harp.

ARMAGH CITY COUNCIL – PALACE DEMESNE Armagh11
The Demesne, comprising some 300 acres a landmark Neo-Classical building is the creation of Archbishop Richard Robinson located south of the city centre. The palace surrounded by a huge park with a number of attractive places like Primate’s Palace, formerly the home of Archbishops of the Church of Ireland from 1770 until the 1970s.
The visit was also included an interactive session with Garath Keating, the Lord Mayor of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council.

MCCANN’S BRAMLEY ORCHARD McCann's Bramley Orchad10
The interactive tour of the Armagh Bramley Apple orchard spread on over 40-acres was another remarkable experience to know all about the apples awarded Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) Status under the EU Protected Food Name Scheme.
The family own orchards has been running by McCann family are the leading packers and processors of apples, pears, pure apple juice and cider.

TITANIC BELFAST VISIT Titanic Belfast8
Annually one million tourists visiting the Titanic Belfast, a museum set up in 2012. The facility extending over nine interactive galleries, with multiple dimensions to the exhibition, drawing together special effects, dark rides, full-scale reconstructions and innovative interactive features.
Tourists also visits places like Dunluce Castle, Suki Tea — Belfast Boutique Loose Leaf Tea Blender, food production facilities including Kestrel Foods and Kettyle Irish Foods also provide great input on the local produces being export to all over the world.
-Published in The Gulf Today

~ by jamilkhan on August 30, 2016.

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