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NORTHERN IRELAND DESTINATION GUIDE

"From the stunning, secluded lakes of Fermanagh to the monumental steps of the Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland affords luscious green scenery, charming countryside, vital cities and friendly locals"

Emma, Travel Director.
Northern Ireland at a glance
From the captivating cliffs of Donegal, to the monumental steps of the Giant’s Causeway, the beauty of Northern Ireland is truly staggering. Join your expert Trafalgar Travel Director and explore the dramatic landscapes, gorgeous villages and ancient castles of this divine slice of the Emerald Isle.
Currency
Pound sterling
Winter avg temp
6°C
Summer avg temp
14°C
Time Zone
GMT+1
Capital City
Belfast
Language
English
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What to pack for Northern Ireland

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Water and windproof jacket

Northern Ireland is one of the wettest and windiest regions in Europe, with temperatures averaging just 15°C (59°F) in summer. Stay cosy with a sturdy jacket and warm layers.

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A big appetite

With a hearty cuisine filled with delicious breads, meats, pancakes and potatoes in every form, you’ll need to bring your appetite for a tour of Northern Ireland.

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Pound sterling

Although the Republic of Ireland (the southern partition of Ireland) uses the Euro, Northern Ireland uses the Pound sterling, so you’ll need to change currencies at the border.

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An adaptor plug

Voltage in Northern Ireland is 230V, and the sockets are of Type G, with standard British 3-pin plugs.

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Camera

Northern Ireland is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places in the world, and you’ll want to bring a camera to capture all of this wild beauty.