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Summer Family Fun in Belfast

Enjoy fun-filled family days this summer with these top ideas of places to go in Belfast and beyond. Whether you’re up for adventure, making a splash or packing a picnic, don’t forget to create great memories.

Explore Our Maritime Heritage

  • HMS Caroline
    HMS Caroline
    Attractions

    HMS Caroline

    3.55 KM

    Step aboard HMS Caroline, a unique survivor of The Battle of Jutland in World War One.

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  • Titanic Belfast
    Titanic Belfast
    Attractions

    Titanic Belfast

    2.72 KM

    Titanic Belfast is the world's largest Titanic visitor experience and a must-see on any visit to Belfast and…

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  • Titanic Public Art: The Masts
    Titanic Public Art: The Masts
    Attractions

    Titanic Public Art: The Masts

    0.23 KM

    Eight well-known Belfast-made ships are represented by spectacular sculptured masts that line the east side of Donegall Place.

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  • SS Nomadic
    SS Nomadic
    Attractions

    SS Nomadic

    2.3 KM

    RMS Titanic's tender ship and the last remaining White Star Line vessel has been restored to her original…

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  • Hickson's Point
    Hickson's Point
    Eat & Drink

    Hickson's Point

    2.54 KM

    Inspired by one of the first ship builders in the city, Hickson’s Point at Titanic Belfast offers an…

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  • Titanic Memorial Garden
    Titanic Memorial Garden
    Attractions

    Titanic Memorial Garden

    0.05 KM

    The Titanic Memorial Garden commemorates the 1,512 people who perished on RMS Titanic in 1912.

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  • Samson & Goliath Cranes
    Samson & Goliath Cranes
    Attractions

    Samson & Goliath Cranes

    3.79 KM

    The two great yellow-painted gantry cranes Samson and Goliath have become icons of Belfast, dominating the entire city…

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  • Titanic Slipways
    Titanic Slipways
    Attractions

    Titanic Slipways

    3.12 KM

    Behind Titanic Belfast you can walk along the historic slipways where Titanic and Olympic were built and launched…

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Top Places for Takeaway Coffee

Missing coffee dates? Grab a coffee to go from these cafés that are open for takeaway, then enjoy a stroll to nearby parks and points of interest.

Activities

  • Belfast Hills Partnership
    Belfast Hills Partnership
    Activities

    Belfast Hills Partnership

    11.18 KM

    When visiting Belfast, why not take a walk in the beautiful hills which look down on the city,…

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  • Prison Island Belfast
    Prison Island Belfast
    See & Do

    Prison Island Belfast

    4.3 KM

    Inspired by the ‘Crystal Maze’ Prison Island Belfast has 25 different prison-themed challenge cells. It’s a totally unique…

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  • Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon
    Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon
    Activities

    Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon

    0.29 KM

    Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon is the largest sporting participatory event in Northern Ireland bringing participants from all…

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  • Royal Belfast Golf Club
    Royal Belfast Golf Club
    Activities

    Royal Belfast Golf Club

    16.28 KM

    Founded in 1881, Royal Belfast lays claim to the title of the oldest golf course in Ireland. The…

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  • Let's Go Hydro
    Let's Go Hydro
    Activities

    Let's Go Hydro

    8.93 KM

    Let’s Go Hydro is Ireland’s largest aqua park and alternative accommodation resort. A beautiful and brilliantly designed resort…

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  • Jungle NI
    Jungle NI
    Activities

    Jungle NI

    83.3 KM

    The Jungle NI is a leading outdoor adventure centre offering exciting activities, events and funky accommodation suitable for…

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  • Axe Yard Urban Axe Throwing
    Axe Yard Urban Axe Throwing
    See & Do

    Axe Yard Urban Axe Throwing

    4.3 KM

    Axe Yard Urban Axe Throwing Belfast is an awesome activity where you get to throw real axes at…

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  • Dundonald International Ice Bowl
    Dundonald International Ice Bowl
    Activities

    Dundonald International Ice Bowl

    12.4 KM

    Enjoy a great day out at Dundonald International Ice Bowl with a host of fantastic activities all under…

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  • Thunder Park
    Thunder Park
    See & Do

    Thunder Park

    28.81 KM

    Thunder Park is the epicentre for alternative sports in Ireland. A place to learn, develop, improve and push…

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  • Cookery School at James St
    Cookery School at James St
    Activities

    Cookery School at James St

    0.36 KM

    The Cookery School at James St is a purpose built interactive kitchen and is perfect location for sharing…

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Discover the Titanic Story

Explore the shipyard, walk the decks, travel to the depths of the ocean and uncover the true legend of Titanic in the city where it all began

What's On

  • Shane Todd – Somebody Told Me
    Shane Todd – Somebody Told Me
    Comedy

    Shane Todd – Somebody Told Me

    1.05 KM
    Sat, 04 Sep 2021, 8:00pm

    Shane Todd is bringing his brand new stand-up show to the Waterfront Hall on 3 October 2020 following…

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  • Art and Soul
    Art and Soul
    Art and Exhibitions

    Art and Soul

    15.74 KM
    26 Jun - 18 Jul 2021

    Art and Soul – The Holywood International Art and Sculpture Fair will take place at the five-star Culloden…

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  • Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon
    Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon
    Sport

    Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon

    7.71 KM
    Sun, 19 Sep 2021, 9:00am

    Belfast City Marathon moves into its 40th year in 2021 with its continued support from title sponsor Deep…

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  • Experience Ards and North Down: Wetland Wellness
    Experience Ards and North Down: Wetland Wellness
    Sport

    Experience Ards and North Down: Wetland Wellness

    26.84 KM
    Sat, 31 Jul 2021, 7:00am

    Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature and the essence of stillness at Castle Espie Wetland Centre with…

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  • Nathan Carter
    Nathan Carter
    Music and Concerts

    Nathan Carter

    1.05 KM
    Fri, 01 Oct 2021, 7:00pm

    A huge attraction on the Irish music scene, Nathan Carter has brought a whole new generation of fans…

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  • Mary Ann McCracken 250
    Mary Ann McCracken 250
    Virtual Events

    Mary Ann McCracken 250

    18 Jun - 09 Jul 2021

    To mark 250 years since her birth, the Mary Ann McCracken Foundation, established by Belfast Charitable Society, has…

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  • Kids ‘Mini-Beasts’ Tour
    Kids ‘Mini-Beasts’ Tour
    Tours

    Kids ‘Mini-Beasts’ Tour

    Mon, 19 Jul 2021, 2:00pm

    A creative exploration of Nugent’s Wood, look out for the ‘mini-beasts’ that make the park their home and…

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  • Collecting the Past / Making the Future. Marking Centenaries 2021
    Collecting the Past / Making the Future. Marking Centenaries 2021
    2021 Highlights

    Collecting the Past / Making the Future. Marking Centenaries 2021

    1.73 KM
    12 Jun - 09 Sep 2021

    Collecting the Past/Making the Future Marking Centenaries 2021 is an exhibition marking the centenaries of the partition of…

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  • Belfast Book Festival
    Belfast Book Festival
    2021 Highlights

    Belfast Book Festival

    12 - 13 Jun 2021

    Belfast Book Festival make a welcome return in 2021 with a packed online programme running 10 - 13…

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  • Balmoral Show 2021
    Balmoral Show 2021
    2021 Highlights

    Balmoral Show 2021

    23.25 KM
    22 - 25 Sep 2021

    The Balmoral Show will move from its usual May date for one year only and will instead take…

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Belfast Plus

You can easily access both countryside and sea shore within a short drive of Belfast.
Enjoy a variety of exciting attractions, historic places of interest, informative tours,
outdoor activities and amazing scenery. Belfast Plus… make the most of your visit.

Food & Drink

  • Margot
    Margot
    Eat & Drink

    Margot

    0.13 KM

    Cocktails, small plates and much more in the heart of Belfast. Open seven days a week.

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  • La Taquería
    La Taquería
    Eat & Drink

    La Taquería

    0.47 KM

    Super authentic Mexican street food paired with a banging cocktail menu, served in a relaxed space with a…

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  • Titanic Quarter
    Titanic Quarter
    See & Do

    Titanic Quarter

    3.64 KM

    The birthplace of Titanic is Belfast's newest and most vibrant destination, Titanic Quarter Ltd co-promotes the Titanic Quarter…

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  • Granny Annies
    Granny Annies
    Pubs and Clubs

    Granny Annies

    0.59 KM

    Oozing rustic charm, ‘home’ to traditional and modern live music, and just five minutes’ walk from Belfast City…

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  • CARGO by Vertigo
    CARGO by Vertigo
    Eat & Drink

    CARGO by Vertigo

    2.65 KM

    CARGO is Belfast’s largest open-air al fresco venue located in the heart of the Titanic Quarter, just under…

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  • Mumbai Milano
    Mumbai Milano
    Eat & Drink

    Mumbai Milano

    0.38 KM

    City centre location, out front bus parking, Italian & Indian fusion, extensive cocktail list, professional service.

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  • Guilt Trip
    Guilt Trip
    Eat & Drink

    Guilt Trip

    5.47 KM

    Proudly serving the best coffee and donuts you’ll find!

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  • Destination CQ
    Destination CQ
    Eat & Drink

    Destination CQ

    0.63 KM

    Belfast's Cathedral Quarter is the city's buzzing, creative soul, where Belfast's vibrant cultural life bubbles visibly to the…

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  • The Bone Yard
    The Bone Yard
    Eat & Drink

    The Bone Yard

    0.44 KM

    The Bone Yard by Pug Uglys, an outdoor bar and food place situated on Bedford Street.

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  • Hickson's Point
    Hickson's Point
    Eat & Drink

    Hickson's Point

    2.54 KM

    Inspired by one of the first ship builders in the city, Hickson’s Point at Titanic Belfast offers an…

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Top 2021 Events

See what’s on this year in Belfast: your guide to the biggest virtual events, festivals and national celebrations throughout 2021.

Take a Tour

Discover The Home of Thrones Virtually

Take a virtual Game of Thrones tour and explore filming locations and attractions from home!

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