The Open 2019
The Open makes a historic return to Northern Ireland from 14-21 July 2019. Golf’s oldest and most international Championship returns after 68 years with the world's greatest players competing for the Claret Jug at Royal Portrush.
The Hilton Belfast Templepatrick Golf and Country Club, located in the private Castle Upton Estate, features golf and leisure facilities.
Getting to The Open
The Open is taking place in Royal Portrush, just an hour and a half from Belfast. There are regular public transport links running to and from the competition, as well as special bus and rail services.
Food & Drink
Return to Belfast in the evening and tuck into our irresistible food and drink scene.
Foodie Guide to Belfast
With restaurants, bars, food markets and artisan producers tucked away in every corner of the city, Belfast is nothing short of a foodie haven.
Traditional Pubs in Belfast
Find the best traditional pubs with warm, lively atmospheres in Belfast complete with snugs, traditional music sessions and the perfect pint of Guinness.
Irish Cuisine in Belfast
Ever eaten a boxty? Or sipped on an Irish coffee after a tasty, traditional meal? Find out where to discover authentic Irish cuisine in Belfast this St Patrick’s Day.
Book a City Break in Belfast
From luxurious five-star hotels to budget-friendly options, find your ideal accommodation in Belfast.
Plan Your Visit
Travelling to Belfast
Getting to Belfast couldn't be easier. Northern Ireland has three airports, sea crossings from England and Scotland.
Belfast is compact so getting around the city is easy on foot, by bike or by taxi. However, if you want to wander a little further afield then we've got a network of transport options which will get you to your desired destination.
Secure car parking is available across Belfast. Have a look at our guide to car parking in the city below, or leave the car at home and take advantage of Translink's public transport options.