Please note, restrictions continue to ease in Northern Ireland. Visit our Belfast Reopening page to find out what’s open when, or visit our Ideas page for ways to enjoy Belfast safely today! For more advice on current restrictions visit our Coronavirus Advice for Visitors page.

Brighter days are here and it’s time to get back to Belfast for real life shopping trips. Back to eating out and raising a toast with friends.

Back to long-awaited coffee dates, fun-filled days and city adventures. Discover the stunning sights and breath-taking heights of the city. Explore epic green spaces, enjoy outdoor sport and walk or cycle the legendary Maritime Mile.

This summer, it’s time to get back to Belfast.

Welcome Back

Belfast is buzzing again and as summer settles in, it's the perfect time to take a look at the top things to do to make the most of your time in the city.

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Sunny Days in Belfast

There’s nothing like crisp blue skies and sunny days in Belfast to make everything that little bit more beautiful.

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Summer Family Fun in Belfast

Summer is just around the corner and there’s lots of family fun to be had in Belfast. Plan a day out at these top attractions and activity centres.

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Belfast: Reopening

Your guide to the visitor attractions, pubs, restaurants and shops reopening in Belfast, plus the measures they’ve introduced to keep everyone safe.

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Family Friendly Summer Events

We’ve compiled a selection of child friendly highlights to add to your calendar this summer.

Places To Stay

Staycation Offers

Whether you want a quiet weekend away, or a place to rest your head after a night on the town, Belfast has great accommodation offers at a great price.

Eating Out

Come inside and sit down to dinner with friends or family in eateries all around Belfast. Browse these top places to go for delicious meals out. Don't forget to book your table.

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Top Places for Lunch in Belfast

Looking for some inspiration for lunch? Grab a quick bite or leisurely meal as you get back to Belfast.

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Top Restaurants for Vegetarians in Belfast

Belfast has no shortage of cuisine for vegetarian diets to choose from. Take a look at our top picks of restaurants in Belfast with their own vegetarian menus.

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Family Friendly Restaurants in Belfast

With special menus and activities for little ones, have a look at some of our suggestions for child-friendly restaurants and cafés in Belfast.

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Foodie Guide To Belfast

With a mouth-watering selection of bars and restaurants, Belfast is a foodie haven. Book a table for indoor or outdoor dining and get ready to feast.

Shopping

Get back to retail therapy! Check out some of Belfast’s top shopping spots and stock up on summer essentials.

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Victoria Square

0.57 KM

Northern Ireland's premier shopping and leisure destination, with over 70 fabulous stores and restaurants suitable for the whole family.

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CastleCourt

0.55 KM

CastleCourt is a family friendly shopping centre with convenient car parking, all your favourite retail stores, cafes and coffee shops.

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St George's Market

0.82 KM

St George's Market is one of Belfast's oldest attractions and one of the best markets in the UK and Ireland.

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Shop Local

Bag a souvenir to remember your trip to Belfast in these independent stores with locally sourced products.

Raise a Glass

From cosy, traditional pubs to elegant cocktail bars, bustling beer gardens to intimate indoor settings, get inspired for a great night out!

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Top 10 Cocktail Bars in Belfast

Get back to raising a glass in some of Belfast's finest cocktails bars. Sample unique concoctions, classic mixes and local flavours.

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Belfast Rooftop Bars

Take going for drinks to new heights at these rooftop venues, roof terraces and bars with a view in Belfast.

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Beer Gardens in Belfast

Come rain or shine you can find a great outdoor space in Belfast to enjoy a cool beer or a cocktail. Take a look at these beer gardens and terraces.

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Traditional Pubs in Belfast

Enjoy the ‘craic’ and soak up the history in Belfast’s longstanding traditional pubs.

Titanic and Maritime

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Belfast’s Maritime Mile

Discover Belfast's Maritime Mile from the Big Fish to HMS Caroline, Titanic Belfast and The Great Light.

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Titanic Trail

0.19 KM

The free, self-guided Titanic Trail is available to download on your mobile device.

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Glass of Thrones Trail Map

Find the locations of the Game of Thrones®-themed stained glass windows in Belfast, and follow the trail to the home of the throne at Titanic Studios.

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Visit Titanic Belfast

Titanic Belfast is the world’s largest Titanic visitor experience and a must-see on any visit to Belfast and Northern Ireland.

Urban Adventures

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Urban Exploring

Take a walk through Belfast city and learn something new. Here are the top self-guided tours, walking trails and things to discover on foot.

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Urban Adventures

If you have a taste for adventure Belfast and beyond has all the right ingredients for an exciting day out. Check out these outdoor activities, many within less than 30 minutes of the city.

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Colin Glen

This summer, get your adrenaline pumping with a new world-class outdoor attractions, the Black Bull Run (Ireland’s first Alpine Coaster) and River Rapid, Ireland’s longest Zipline.

Plan Your Visit

  • Getting Here
    Getting Here

    Getting Here

    Northern Ireland has three airports, sea crossings from England and Scotland, and a direct rail link from Dublin.

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    Car Parking in Belfast

    Car Parking in Belfast

    Secure car parking is available across Belfast. See our guide to car parks in the city.

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  • Translink
    Translink
    Travel and Transport

    Translink

    1.23 KM

    Leave the car at home, relax and travel with Translink, Northern Ireland's main provider of public passenger transport.

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  • Value Cabs
    Value Cabs
    Travel and Transport

    Value Cabs

    0.44 KM

    Value Cabs is Northern Ireland's number one taxi company.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Advice for Visitors to Belfast

Visit our advice page to learn more about travel restrictions and health advice to visitors to Belfast and Northern Ireland.

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