Dr Tom is a Belfast historian, resident and Green Badge Tour Guide offering guided historical walking tours through Belfast’s complex past.

Dr Tom’s Tours specialises in leading guided walking tours that explore the complex and confusing history of Belfast, with particular expertise on the city’s political, social, medical and conflict history.

Dr Tom offers a variety of guided walking tours. These include:

  • People & Places: a general introduction to the fascinating individuals, places and events that have shaped Belfast’s history.
  • Diseases & Drs: learn about Belfast’s medical past detailing the plagues and pestilence that affected the health and wellbeing of the population from the 1750s.
  • Buildings & Bricks: explore the rich and diverse religious, municipal and commercial architecture of the city centre.
  • Queen’s Quarter: discover the interesting buildings, gardens and public art around Queen’s University in south Belfast.
  • Belfast Blitz during the Second World War: learn about the aerial bombing raids which extensively damaged Belfast’s city centre and claimed over 1,000 lives during April and May 1941.
  • Titanic Quarter and Maritime Belfast: a voyage through Belfast’s historic Titanic Quarter to discover the city’s docks, shipyards, naval heritage and how the Titanic was built.

Check out the website to see possible dates for tours or arrange a private tour. Bespoke tours available for groups or individuals.

Advice for the tours:

  • Wear comfortable shoes and warm and waterproof clothing appropriate to the season as Belfast’s weather can be wet, windy and changeable.
  • All tours are wheelchair accessible.
Tickets & Pricing
Sat, 10 Jun 2023 7:00am - 7:00pm
Sun, 11 Jun 2023 7:00am - 7:00pm
Mon, 12 Jun 2023 7:00am - 7:00pm
Tue, 13 Jun 2023 7:00am - 7:00pm

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