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.

It’s time to get back to the city and to the urban experiences we’ve all been missing. Back to real life shopping trips. Back to dining in the city and raising a toast with friends. Back to fun-filled family days and city nights away. This summer, it’s time to embrace the giant spirit of the city.

It’s time to get back to Belfast.

Back to Belfast

for the city experiences that we’ve all been missing.

Top Things to do in Belfast on a Rainy Day - botanic gardens in the rain
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Rainy Days in Belfast

Dont let bad weather stop you from having a fantastic time in Belfast! See our top suggestions for rainy day activities and attractions for all the family.

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Fathers Day Belfast Zoo
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Summer Family Fun in Belfast

Summer is here 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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Visitor Blog

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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For Titanic Experiences

Enter our competition to win a boatload of Titanic related prizes.

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 Northern Ireland.

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Titanic Hotel Belfast
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Titanic Hotel Belfast

3.97 KM

Situated in the heart of the Titanic Quarter, Titanic Hotel Belfast is the world's most authentic Titanic Hotel.

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Maritime Weekender
2021 Highlights

Belfast Maritime Weekender

Sun, 05 Sep 2021, 11:00am

Come on in for a weekend of ‘mini moments’ along the Maritime Mile on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 September at the Belfast Maritime Weekender

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For City Breaks

Whether you want a quiet weekend away, a place to rest your head after a night on the town, or a fun family expedition, Belfast has a variety of accommodation options to suit your city-break bucket list.

Mourne Creative
Visitor Blog

Top Glamping Experiences in Belfast and Beyond

Take a look at some of our favourite glamping experiences around Belfast and beyond, this staycation season.

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The Ultimate Belfast Staycation Guide

This summer is all about holidaying near home and with endless possibilities of things to do and new places to discover, Belfast is the ideal staycation destina

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Visitor Blog

Staycation Accommodation Offers

Get back to overnight getaways with these staycation hotel offers and accommodation deals.

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For Dining Out

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.

The Sagart 3
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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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Coppi
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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 Meal at Fratelli
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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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For Real-Life Shopping

Get back to retail therapy! Check out some of Belfast’s top shopping spots and stock up on summer essentials. Bag a souvenir to remember your trip to Belfast.

Victoria Square
Shopping

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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Shopping

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 food stall
Shopping

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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For Festivals

Get back to Belfast for a feast of festivals to brighten your days and nights. Whether your passion is music, theatre, dance, film, comedy or experiencing something new, there’s plenty of events to be enjoyed throughout Belfast this year.

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Festivals

Open House Festival

27.17 KM
Mon, 30 Aug 2021, 2:00pm

A three-week festival of music, comedy, spoken word and classic cinema, at the beautiful Bangor Castle Walled Garden, in Bangor-by-the-Sea.

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Free Events

European Heritage Open Days 2021

0.19 KM
Sun, 12 Sep 2021, 9:00am

European Heritage Open Days (EHOD) is Northern Ireland’s annual celebration of local architecture, history and culture. From 6 - 12 September.

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Festivals

Belfast International Arts Festival 2021

0.19 KM
19 Oct - 07 Nov 2021

Belfast International Arts Festival returns for our 59th edition from 6 October to 7 November with an extensive programme that gives audiences opportunities to

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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

    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

    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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