10 things almost everyone in Northern Ireland should have done by the age of 40

We're a proud country with a wealth of traditions and diverse activities, some outstanding scenery and places to visit

Wednesday, 28th November 2018, 11:19 am
Updated Wednesday, 9th January 2019, 2:48 am
There is much to be admired in the architecture of the churches with their beautifully carved intricate details. There is also a museum which contains sculpture from the churches.

Here are 10 things we reckon almost everyone in Northern Ireland should have done by the time they’re 40.

Maybe not at the top of many peoples list but how about a refreshing dip in the sea. All the better with the Mourne Mountains as backdrop.
Be it the National Stadium or Windsor Park everyone should consider watching the Northern Ireland team at their spirtual home.

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The sausage roll bap is a staple in some parts of the Province but others claim never to have heard of such a thing. If you can't find one in the shops it shouldn't be hard to make!
The Legnabrocky Trail is a relatively new attraction which does require some physical fitness. Good footwear advised.
When the festive spirit moves you head down the Christmas Market at the front of Belfast City Hall. Lots of delicacies to try and gifts to purchase. Wrap up warm!
A seasonal classic and fun for all ages. This year you can see Jack and the Beanstalk staring the iconic May McFettridge as Dame May Trot
Visitors flock to the Giant's Causeway from all over the world. Celebrity Chef James Martin meets Jen Michael from the National Trust during a visit to the Giants Causeway
The Dark Hedges has become famous the world over but was previously less well known within Northern Ireland. This and many other Game of Thrones locations are open to the public.
Visitors can walk around the intact 17th-century enclosure with 7 gates and 24 restored cannons. The Guidhall is also worth visiting along with many other attractions in the area
Barry's has been welcoming visitors since 1926 and has been the stuff of childhood dreams. A must visit when you are in the area or possibly even a special trip.