NEED TO KNOW
■ MARK THOMAS travelled to Northern Ireland courtesy of Tourism Northern Ireland.
■ Tickets for The Game of Thrones Exhibition cost £17.50. See titanicexhibitioncentre.com
■ Tickets for Titanic Belfast cost £19 for adults and £8.50 for children over 5, with a family deal available for £46.50 Details: titanicbelfast.com
■ Golf courses: Royal Portrush: royalportrushgolfclub.com; Portstewart: portstewartgc.co. uk; Belvoir Park: belvoirparkgolfclub.com; Galgorm Castle: galgormcastle.com
■ For more about Bushmills Inn, see bushmillsinn.com