Reasons to visit Belfast!
There are dozens of reasons to love it here – check out a few of our favourites.
Armagh Guided Tours
Armagh Guided Tours was set up by Barbara Ferguson, a local person from the County of Armagh. They offer a range of different tours and are a fantastic way to experience Ireland and all of the history and culture it has to offer.
Established in 1828, the Botanic Gardens have been enjoyed as a public park by the people of Belfast since 1895. There is an extensive rose garden and long herbaceous borders and tree enthusiasts can seek out the rare oaks.
Fresh Garbage has served people of all generations, from varying backgrounds and cultures from all over Northern Ireland and beyond, through changing times. Perfect for individuals looking for quirky, one-off outfits.
Flanked by the wild North Atlantic Ocean and a landscape of dramatic cliffs, for centuries the Giant’s Causeway has captured the imagination of all who see it. You can visit the world-famous basalt columns with a tour guide.
Home to the McDonnell family, Earls of Antrim, since the early 17th century, Glenarm Castle is still a family home. Today visitors can enjoy Glenarm Castle’s historic walled garden and the charming tea room.
James Street South
Good food is presented simply and their crab on toast and Pavlova with fresh raspberries are pretty near perfect. The suits also eat here and when it comes to lunch the business community often gets it right.
No Alibis is Northern Ireland’s only specialist crime bookstore, based on Botanic Avenue, in the city centre, specialising in crime fiction and American studies publications, if that’s what you’re looking for then get down to No Alibis.
The seasons are set as nature intended, imagination and creativity help bring them to life. With an enthusiastic approach to seasonality, OX works every day to bring you the best possible dining experience.
Stretched over four decks a visit to Nomadic allows you to experience first hand what it was like to be a passenger boarding Titanic on her fateful maiden voyage and to marvel at the intricate details.
Stormont Parliament Buildings
Stormont Parliament Buildings is home to the Northern Ireland Assembly, the legislative body for Northern Ireland. The tours provide information on parliament buildings as well as about the architecture and Stormont Estate.
The Crown Bar
The Crown Bar has a wonderful atmospheric setting, with ornate interior of brightly coloured tiles, carvings and glass. The exterior is decorated in polychromatic tiles. This includes a mosaic of a Crown on the floor of the entrance.
Come face to face with dinosaurs, meet an Ancient Egyptian Mummy and see modern masterpieces with a visit to the Ulster Museum. The museum is home to a rich collection of art, history and natural sciences.
Victoria Square is a high end commercial, residential and leisure development in Belfast, developed and built over 6 years. Their anchor tenant is the largest House of Fraser that the retailer has opened in the UK.
Winterfell Tours offers an epic Game of Thrones film location tour. When you first arrive onto ancient demesne you soon realise why the HBO® location scouts chose this time-warp, it was the perfect place to create Winterfell.