Tourism Ireland has introduced a new video using drone footage to capture 10 iconic and scenic locations around Northern Ireland.
It takes in places such as the Mourne Mountains, the Giant’s Causeway and Game of Thrones filming locations, and can be seen at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rFrbBHi6MPY.
Northern Ireland is packed with natural and historic gems and the rise of drones has allowed potential visitors to appreciate these places in a way that has never been done before. The footage, which is just over a minute long, contains coastal and mountain vistas, epic castles and volcanic landscapes, using tranquil music to underscore the views.
Five fast facts about Northern Ireland: The Giant’s Causeway is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that attracts half a million tourists each year; The Dark Hedges is an iconic avenue of serpentine beech trees, which appeared in HBO’s Game of Thrones as the Kingsroad; The Mourne Mountains inspired author CS Lewis when writing The Chronicles of Narnia; Royal Portrush Golf Club will host the Open Championship in 2019; The Carrick-a-rede rope bridge was erected in 1755 and welcomes an annual quarter of a million visitors.