Places to Visit

  • Stricklands Glen
    Stricklands Glen
    Attractions

    Stricklands Glen

    gps_fixed 28.27KM

    An enchanting park leading onto the North Down Coastal path.

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  • Strangford Sea Safari
    Strangford Sea Safari
    Sightseeing Tours

    Strangford Sea Safari

    gps_fixed 48.56KM

    A voyage on Strangford Lough is a must-do. Discover the lough, its scenery, its history and its incredible…

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  • Bangor Castle
    Bangor Castle
    Attractions

    Bangor Castle

    gps_fixed 29.75KM

    This impressive building was built in 1852 for The Hon Robert Edward Ward. It is presently home to…

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  • Bangor Aurora Aquatic and Leisure Complex
    Bangor Aurora Aquatic and Leisure Complex
    Activities

    Bangor Aurora Aquatic and Leisure Complex

    gps_fixed 29.5KM

    Bangor Aurora Aquatic and Leisure Complex has a wide range of facilities offering an excellent choice of sporting…

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  • Bangor Castle Walled Garden
    Bangor Castle Walled Garden
    Attractions

    Bangor Castle Walled Garden

    gps_fixed 27.17KM

    Bangor Castle Victorian Walled Garden, located in the tranquil grounds of Castle Park, is popular with visitors of…

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  • Irish Linen Centre and Lisburn Museum
    Irish Linen Centre and Lisburn Museum
    Attractions

    Irish Linen Centre and Lisburn Museum

    gps_fixed 15.88KM

    Explore the rich history of Irish linen through friendly guides, interactive displays, and live spinning and weaving demonstrations.

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  • Island Arts Centre
    Island Arts Centre
    Arts and Entertainment

    Island Arts Centre

    gps_fixed 15.09KM

    A year-round calendar of classes, culture and entertainment worthy of your time and attention.

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  • Dundonald Touring Caravan Park
    Dundonald Touring Caravan Park
    Camping and Caravans

    Dundonald Touring Caravan Park

    gps_fixed 12.35KM

    Dundonald Touring Caravan Park i a four-star camper stop, situated in a quiet corner of Dundonald Leisure Park.

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  • Lagan Valley Regional Park
    Lagan Valley Regional Park
    Attractions

    Lagan Valley Regional Park

    gps_fixed 5.52KM

    Between Stranmillis, Belfast and Union Locks, Lisburn, Lagan Valley Regional Park covers 4,500 acres of countryside and 11…

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  • Ards Arts Centre
    Ards Arts Centre
    Arts and Entertainment

    Ards Arts Centre

    gps_fixed 25.8KM

    The former Georgian House in Newtownards, now the home of the Arts Centre, was designed by Stratford in…

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Discover and Explore Belfast Plus

Discover country parks, magnificent estates and historic landmarks just minutes from Belfast. Uncover fascinating tales and stories at these top attractions.

Events and Festivals

  • Night at the Aquarium
    Night at the Aquarium
    Belfast Plus

    Night at the Aquarium

    31 Jan - 28 Feb 2020

    Do things go bump in the aquarium at night? Well now is your chance to find out with…

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  • Tree Identity Walk and Talk
    Tree Identity Walk and Talk
    Belfast Plus

    Tree Identity Walk and Talk

    Sat, 25 Jul 2020, 2:00pm

    Come along and learn about the variety of trees surrounding Glenmore Activity Centre - a fun tree trail…

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  • Pizza and Pottery Night
    Pizza and Pottery Night
    Belfast Plus

    Pizza and Pottery Night

    30 Jan - 09 Apr 2020

    Pizza and pottery nights give you the chance to get creative before enjoying some artisan wood fired pizza.

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  • The Aberdelghy Trail
    The Aberdelghy Trail
    Belfast Plus

    The Aberdelghy Trail

    Sat, 21 Mar 2020, 11:00am

    This challenging walk will take in some of the more remote and less frequented areas of the park…

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  • Music In The Chamber – Cormac Neeson
    Music In The Chamber – Cormac Neeson
    Music and Concerts

    Music In The Chamber – Cormac Neeson

    Thu, 23 Apr 2020, 8:00pm

    Cormac Neeson is the lead singer of Irish band The Answer. His debut Solo Album, White Feather charted…

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  • I Elizabeth
    I Elizabeth
    Belfast Plus

    I Elizabeth

    Tue, 25 Feb 2020, 8:00pm

    From the award-winning creators of Austen’s Women, Jane Eyre: An Autobiography and Orlando, I Elizabeth is presented by…

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  • Bay City Rollerworld
    Bay City Rollerworld
    Belfast Plus

    Bay City Rollerworld

    Sat, 25 Apr 2020, 8:30pm

    Pickie Funpark's Music On The Marina proudly presents a Tribute to 70's Superstars, Smokie and the Bay City…

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  • Ards International Guitar Festival
    Ards International Guitar Festival
    Belfast Plus

    Ards International Guitar Festival

    01 - 05 Apr 2020

    The Ards International Guitar Festival is back with a bang in April 2020 with a fresh new programme.

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  • Home of Saint Patrick Festival
    Home of Saint Patrick Festival
    Belfast Plus

    Home of Saint Patrick Festival

    06 - 07 Mar 2020

    Armagh is at the heart of celebrating the life of Patrick and the Home of St. Patrick Festival…

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  • Burns Night Celebrations
    Burns Night Celebrations
    Belfast Plus

    Burns Night Celebrations

    Sat, 25 Jan 2020, 12:00pm

    Join Ulster Folk Museum for a Burn's Night celebration!

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10 Things to Do Within 30 Minutes of Belfast

Access both countryside and sea shore within a short drive from Belfast. We look at some of the highlights in the Lisburn, Castlereagh, Ards and North Down areas of Northern Ireland.

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