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Exploris Aquarium
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Family Fun – Belfast Plus

Discover family fun attractions in Lisburn and Castlereagh and Ards and North Down, just minutes from Belfast. See our top suggestions for a fun-filled day out.

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Nendrum Monastery in County Down
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Day Trip to Ards and North Down

Enjoy peaceful walks along the coast, experience great days out with the family and uncover fascinating tales from the area's unique history and heritage.

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Family Walking at Lagan Valley Regional Park
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Day Trip to Lisburn and Castlereagh

The Lisburn and Castlereagh area lies 6-9 miles from Belfast. Discover historic villages, Ireland's oldest independent brewery and stunning Hillsborough Castle.

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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.

Places to Visit

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

  • Historic Portaferry Town Walk
    Historic Portaferry Town Walk
    Tours

    Historic Portaferry Town Walk

    Sat, 27 Mar 2021, 10:30am

    Enjoy wide-open spaces, beautiful scenery and captivating history as you join an experienced guide on a wonderful walking…

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  • Historic Donaghadee Town Walk
    Historic Donaghadee Town Walk
    Tours

    Historic Donaghadee Town Walk

    Sat, 27 Feb 2021, 11:00am

    Enjoy wide-open spaces, beautiful scenery and captivating history as you join an experienced guide on a wonderful walking…

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  • Love Comber
    Love Comber
    Tours

    Love Comber

    Sun, 14 Feb 2021, 2:00pm

    Enjoy wide-open spaces, beautiful scenery and captivating history as you join an experienced guide on a wonderful walking…

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  • Experience Ards and North Down: SUPNIC
    Experience Ards and North Down: SUPNIC
    Tours

    Experience Ards and North Down: SUPNIC

    Sat, 20 Mar 2021, 8:00am

    Discover more of what the region has to offer by immersing yourself in these fantastic experiences. Enjoy the…

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  • Experience Ards and North Down: SUP and Soda
    Experience Ards and North Down: SUP and Soda
    Tours

    Experience Ards and North Down: SUP and Soda

    Sun, 28 Mar 2021, 12:00pm

    Discover more of what the region has to offer by immersing yourself in these fantastic experiences. Enjoy the…

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  • Experience Ards and North Down: SUP and Sip
    Experience Ards and North Down: SUP and Sip
    Tours

    Experience Ards and North Down: SUP and Sip

    Sun, 21 Mar 2021, 4:00pm

    Discover more of what the region has to offer by immersing yourself in these fantastic experiences. Enjoy the…

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  • Hello Spring
    Hello Spring
    Tours

    Hello Spring

    Sat, 20 Mar 2021, 10:00am

    Enjoy wide-open spaces, beautiful scenery and captivating history as you join an experienced guide on a wonderful walking…

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