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 al fresco dining with friends and raising a toast in cosy beer gardens.

Back to long-awaited coffee dates, fun-filled days and city adventures. Be a tourist right here at home, rediscovering 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 spring, it’s time to get back to Belfast.

Welcome Back

Outdoor hospitality has reopened! Take a look at our favourite Belfast beer gardens and places for outdoor dining.

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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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Al Fresco Dining in Belfast

Enjoy sunny weather and long evenings with a bite to eat in the fresh air at one of Belfast's al fresco restaurants.

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Belfast: Reopening

Government restrictions are slowly being lifted and Belfast is staying safe and staying local.

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Things to do as Belfast Reopens

Welcome back to Belfast! Read our top ideas of things to do in Belfast as the city opens up again.

Shopping

All retail can reopen from Friday 30 April! Check out some of Belfast’s top shopping spots and get inspired for your first retail therapy session.

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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 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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Urban Exploring this Spring

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.

Spring Highlights

Spring in Belfast 2021 Couple in Victoria Park with Daffodils
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Spring Walks

With warmer days and longer evenings, it’s a great time to step outside and enjoy beautiful parks and green spaces in and around Belfast.

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Mountain biker at Barnett Demesne MountainBike Trails
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Outdoor Sports in Belfast

Your guide to outdoor sport in the city, including golfing, fishing, archery, cycling and more!

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Things to do this Spring

Enjoy fun-filled family days this spring with these top ideas of places to go in Belfast and beyond.

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Takeaway Coffee

Missing coffee dates with friends? Grab a coffee to go from these cafés that are open for takeaway during lockdown, then enjoy a stroll to nearby parks and points of interest.

Titanic and Maritime

Spring in Belfast Couple Maritime Mile Big Fish
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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 Quarter Titanic Trail
Sightseeing Tours

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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Urban Adventure

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.

Great Outdoors

Walkers Climbing Divis Mountain
Activities

Belfast Hills Partnership

11.18 KM

When visiting Belfast, why not take a walk in the beautiful hills which look down on the city, including Cave Hill and Divis?

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Cave Hill Country Park
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Cave Hill Country Park

5.32 KM

Visitors to Cave Hill Country Park can enjoy panoramic views across Belfast from vantage points on the hillside.

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Colin Glen Forest Park Zipline
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Colin Glen Forest Park

10.05 KM

Check out high ropes, woodland walks and discover your sense of adventure at Colin Glen Forest Park!

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Botanic Gardens
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Botanic Gardens

1.61 KM

Botanic Gardens is an important part of Belfast's Victorian heritage and a popular meeting place for residents, students and tourists.

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Barnett Demesne
Attractions

Barnett Demesne

5.57 KM

Barnett Demesne opened to the public in 1951. Today, the park, in south Belfast, retains much of the character of the original estate.

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Sir Thomas & Lady Dixon Park
Attractions

Sir Thomas & Lady Dixon Park

8.8 KM

Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park in south Belfast is one of the city's most popular parks.

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Belfast Restaurant Takeaways

Gourmet picnic anyone? Find the restaurants in Belfast open for takeaway, and treat yourself to a tasty meal to go!

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