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LGBT+ Belfast

Home to the largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender festival in Ireland, Belfast has a thriving LGBT+ community and gay scene.Read More »

Tracing Your Family Tree

Whether you are visiting Belfast in search of family connections, or a local delving into the history of your ancestors, Belfast is brimming with genealogical resources to help you to research your family tree. Begin your search with these useful starting points.Read More »

Road Trips in Northern Ireland

Jump in your car and discover hidden gems, geological wonders of the world, secluded bays and real-life fantasy locations, just a short drive from Belfast.Read More »

Heritage Trails in Belfast

From literary greats to a wealth of Titanic and maritime history, Belfast has a vibrant and varied history and heritage, just waiting to be explored.Read More »

12 places to take the best photographs in Belfast

From unique street art to panoramic city views, Belfast is a photographer’s heaven! Read More »

Titanic Belfast

Discover Titanic Belfast, the birthplace of RMS Titanic and the World's Leading Tourist Attraction. Explore the sights and sounds of the famous ship.Read More »

The Ultimate Belfast Shopping Guide

With two huge shopping hubs brimming with high street stores alongside many quirkier offerings, Belfast is a hive of activity for the busy shopper.Read More »

Quirky and Unique Tours in Belfast

Discover Belfast in a unique way, from following in the footsteps of Van Morrison to touring the city in a camper van!Read More »

Weekend in Belfast Guide

Make the most of your weekend city break in Belfast with our insider's guide to a great getaway, including the best sights, tours, shops, food and bars. Read More »

Top Things To Do on Sunday in Belfast

Sundays in Belfast hold lots to do, from shopping at St George's Market and Victoria Square to exploring our Titanic heritage or taking a tour of the City Hall.Read More »

Top 10 Museums

Discover our history and culture at one of Northern Ireland's top museums. Explore a treasure trove of the past and present in Belfast and beyond. Read More »

10 Things To Do Within a Half Hour's Drive of Belfast

Access both countryside and sea shore within a short drive from Belfast, with exciting attractions, historic houses and amazing scenery to enjoy. Read More »

10 Things To Do in Belfast for £10 or Less

You don’t have to break the bank to have a great time in Belfast! See our list of 10 things to do in the city for £10 or less.Read More »

24 Hours in Belfast

Enjoy a Titanic city full of hidden gems. Soak up the lively atmosphere, enjoy world-class visitor attractions and indulge in award-winning restaurants.Read More »

Top 10 Visitor Attractions in Belfast

From the birthplace of the Titanic to our iconic City Hall, you’ll find a cornucopia of historic landmarks and world-class visitor attractions in Belfast. Read More »

Hen and Stag Weekends in Belfast

If you're visiting Belfast for a hen or stag party, or just an exciting weekend with friends, see our guide to good times in the city. Read More »

Traditional Music in Belfast

Belfast’s vibrant pubs thrive on live and traditional music. Explore the broad musical tradition of the birthplace of Ruby Murray, Van Morrison and many more.Read More »

Rainy Days in Belfast

Don’t let bad weather stop you from having a fantastic time in Belfast! See our top suggestions for rainy day activities and attractions for all the family.Read More »

Afternoon Tea in Belfast

Treat yourself to an indulgent afternoon tea in Belfast with finger sandwiches, sweet treats and steaming pots of tea.Read More »

Historic Houses and Stately Homes

From stately homes to historic houses, take in neo-classical and gothic architecture surrounded by sprawling parkland and formal gardens. Read More »

Urban Adventure

If you have a taste for adventure and challenge, or just like fresh air and fantastic scenery, Belfast has all the right ingredients for an exciting day out.Read More »

Beer Gardens

Belfast has a huge selection of watering holes, and the most coveted spots during the summer months are bustling beer gardens and cosy rooftop bars. Read More »

Game of Thrones Tours

Belfast is just a short drive from many filming locations used for Game of Thrones in Northern Ireland. Take a tour and discover the real Seven Kingdoms.Read More »

Belfast by Bike

Discover a range of attractions and interesting points around Belfast on bike - or if you're feeling more adventurous, try mountain biking at Barnett Demesne.Read More »

Titanic and Maritime

Trace the Titanic story to its source in Belfast and relive the excitement of the era. Visit the world's largest Titanic visitor experience and SS Nomadic. Read More »

Get Outdoors

Shift your Belfast visit up a gear with adrenaline-fuelled activity! Wakeboard in Belfast Harbour, go biking at Barnett Demesne or kayak along the River Lagan.Read More »

Belfast Nightlife

There are plenty of reasons to get out and about in Belfast when the sun goes down, from pubs and clubs to theatre and gigs and much more.Read More »

Family Fun

There are plenty of entertaining attractions for the young (and the young at heart) around Belfast including W5, Ulster Museum and Belfast Zoo. Read More »

Eating Out

Food, glorious food and talented chefs by the spadeful- with all the right ingredients for coffee, lunch or dinner, see our top picks for eating out in Belfast!Read More »

Blooming Brilliant Gardens

From formal, manicured flowerbeds to sprawling meadows and woods, Belfast and Northern Ireland have some fantastic gardens. Read More »

Top 10 Most Romantic Places in Belfast

View our top 10 most romantic places in Belfast as voted for by our Facebook followers, including stunning views, luxurious hotels and romantic nights out.Read More »

Top 10 Free Things To Do In Belfast

With plenty of free things to do and see in and around the city from museums and tours to gardens and parks, you don't need to break the bank to visit Belfast.Read More »