Belfast Free Walking Tour
Explore Belfast and hear about it’s past from a knowledgeable local. This tour is entirely tips-based. Your guide does not get paid by the city or any business to deliver your tour but will accept a donation at the end, if you wish to leave one, according to your budget and how much you enjoyed the tour.
Come face to face with dinosaurs, meet an ancient Egyptian mummy and see modern masterpieces with a visit to the Ulster Museum. As Northern Ireland’s treasure house of the past and the present, the Ulster Museum is home to a rich collection of art, history and natural sciences and is FREE to all visitors.
Belfast Cathedral, also known as the Cathedral Church of St. Anne, has stood for over 100 years as a place of Christian worship in the heart of Belfast. Take a guided tour of the stunning Romanesque building and find out how the Cathedral’s story is intertwined with that of its home city, discover the rich historic artefacts and be introduced to the people who helped shape this sacred place. Admission is £5 per adult, £3 per child (aged 5-12) or just £12 for a family of two adults and two children.
Visit Belfast’s iconic Big Fish (also known as the Salmon of Knowledge) for free! This 10m (32ft) salmon was commissioned in 1999 to celebrate the regeneration of the River Lagan and the historic importance of the site. Notice its beautiful blue scales, which are made up of ceramic tiles describing different scenes from the city’s history. Legend has it, if you kiss the fish you will gain its wisdom!
Belfast City Hall
One of Belfast’s most iconic buildings, Belfast City Hall first opened its doors in August 1906 and is Belfast’s civic building. You can take a free tour inside, with tours running up to four times per day on a first come first served basis. Or simply stroll in the manicured grounds, see the Titanic Memorial Garden and take in the building’s exquisite architecture, which is often illuminated in different colours after dark.
Clifton House Belfast
Clifton House, formerly the Poor House, was built in 1774 by the Belfast Charitable Society and is one of Belfast’s most historic buildings. Tours of the building, which run on selected dates, offer the chance to learn about early social welfare in Belfast. Tickets are available in the Visit Belfast Welcome Centre and cost £6.50 for a tour of the House, or £9.50 for a tour of the House at Clifton Street Cemetery.
Ark Open Farm
If you enjoy the great outdoors and lots of interaction with animals of all kinds, then the Ark Farm is just the place for you. Set in 40 acres of beautiful countryside and home to over 200 animals, there is lots of fun at the farm with great indoor and outdoor play areas, pony rides, zipline and a huge purpose built ark. Admission prices are £7.80 for adults and £7.30 for children, or get a family ticket for two adults and up to three kids for £30.
Lost City Adventure Golf
Enjoy an epic adventure at The Lost City Adventure Golf – food, drinks and indoor fun for all ages. Make your way around the course through (simulated) thunder and lightning storms and challenge your skills against rainforest animals and moving walls. Prices start from £4.50 for kids aged five and under, £6 for those six to 11-years-old and £8 for adults.
Dundonald Ice Bowl
Enjoy a great day out at Dundonald International Ice Bowl with a host of fantastic activities all under one roof. Choose to ice skate at the public Olympic size ice rink, become king of the lanes in the Xtreme Tenpin Bowling Centre or go wild for the adventure of Indiana Land play kingdom. Adults can ice skate for £7 or enjoy a bowling game for £4 per person, while little ones can enjoy Indiana Land from £4.20.
Prices are subject to change. Visit attractions’ websites for most up to date pricing.