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You’ve come to the right place to start planning your next trip to Belfast – we’ve lots of ideas to inspire your travels for when you are able to get in the car, bus, coach train, plane or ferry to get here.

Here, you can search for things to do and find out what’s on in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. Get information about Belfast hotels, accommodation, attractions, sightseeing tours, restaurants and bars, and be inspired by our Titanic heritage and Game of Thrones territory.

Find out about getting here and download Belfast tourist maps. Or find out about the Visit Belfast Welcome Centre where you can pick up visitor guides and book tours and events tickets.

 

Winter Walks

It’s a great time of year to head out for a walk and enjoy the winter season and beautiful scenery in and around Belfast.

Explore Our Maritime Heritage

  • 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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  • Maritime Belfast Trust
    Maritime Belfast Trust
    Information Services

    Maritime Belfast Trust

    2.61 KM

    Maritime Belfast Trust works to preserve and promote Belfast’s rich maritime heritage for the enjoyment of current 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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  • 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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  • 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 Distillers
    Titanic Distillers
    See & Do

    Titanic Distillers

    3.68 KM

    Coming soon...

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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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  • 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 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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Traditional Pubs in Belfast

As the evenings get shorter and the cold creeps in, feel the warmth of some of Belfast’s best traditional pubs.

Activities

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

  • Christmas at The Grimm Hotel
    Christmas at The Grimm Hotel
    2021 Highlights

    Christmas at The Grimm Hotel

    03 - 23 Dec 2021

    Take the family along to Christmas at The Grimm Hotel! A walk-through theatre experience created by Cahoots for…

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  • Belfast Christmas Market 2021
    Belfast Christmas Market 2021
    Food and Drink

    Belfast Christmas Market 2021

    0.08 KM
    04 - 23 Dec 2021

    Come and visit Belfast's much loved Christmas Market! Whether you go for a bit of shopping, or to…

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  • Christmas Pop-Up Performances
    Christmas Pop-Up Performances
    2021 Highlights

    Christmas Pop-Up Performances

    0.19 KM
    04 - 19 Dec 2021

    Look out for pop-up street performances every weekend in the run-up to Christmas to keep you entertained as…

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  • Bright Lights Botanic
    Bright Lights Botanic
    2021 Highlights

    Bright Lights Botanic

    1.61 KM
    11 Nov 2021 - 09 Jan 2022

    Belfast Botanic Gardens is to host Northern Ireland's first lantern festival, Bright Lights Botanic from November 11, 2021,…

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  • Christmas at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens
    Christmas at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens
    2021 Highlights

    Christmas at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens

    03 Dec 2021 - 02 Jan 2022

    A brand-new after-dark illuminated trail comes to Hillsborough Castle and Gardens this December.

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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

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Pizza Express Milano
    Pizza Express Milano
    Home Delivery Service Home Delivery Service
    Eat & Drink

    Pizza Express Milano

    PizzaExpress Milano knows the importance of good pizza. Their skilled pizzaiolos take their famous dough, the freshest ingredients…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Novelli at City Quays
    Novelli at City Quays
    Eat & Drink

    Novelli at City Quays

    1.02 KM

    Novelli at City Quays offers relaxed all-day dining from an authentic Mediterranean menu matched only by stunning river…

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  • Parisien
    Parisien
    Eat & Drink

    Parisien

    0.12 KM

    Parisien is the place to relish in the moment, with a chic yet comfortable ambience.

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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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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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