Please note, with a lockdown in place until 1 April 2021, all non-essential retailers, accommodation providers and attractions included in our web pages will be closed. Certain retailers may be open for click and collect services. Restaurants, pubs and cafés may open for takeaways only. Visit our Ideas page for ways to enjoy Belfast from home!

You’ll find endless things to do in Belfast, from world-class attractions, historic landmarks, museums, shopping and entertainment venues, to walking, coach, taxi and bike sightseeing tours.

And as the gateway to Northern Ireland, Belfast is perfectly positioned for sightseeing tours to Giant’s Causeway, Game of Thrones filming locations and road trips beyond Belfast.

Heritage Trails in Belfast

From literary greats to a wealth of Titanic and maritime history, Belfast has a vibrant and varied history and heritage, just waiting to be explored. Take a step back in time with a tour, walking trail or traditional music session to discover the many pieces of our city’s rich tapestry.

Family Attractions

  • Belfast Zoological Gardens
    Belfast Zoological Gardens
    Attractions

    Belfast Zoological Gardens

    6.46KM

    Belfast Zoological Gardens is home to more than 140 species of animal, many of which are in danger…

    Find Out More
  • W5 at Odyssey
    W5 at Odyssey
    Attractions

    W5 at Odyssey

    1.74KM

    W5 is Belfast’s award-winning science and discovery centre and provides a unique experience as well as fantastic fun…

    Find Out More
  • North Down Museum
    North Down Museum
    Attractions

    North Down Museum

    29.62KM

    The museum is located in the picturesque grounds of Castle Park in the centre of Bangor. This free…

    Find Out More
  • Ballyholme Beach and Park
    Ballyholme Beach and Park
    Attractions

    Ballyholme Beach and Park

    32.84KM

    Paddle in the surf along the mile long beach, a long time favourite for families to take a…

    Find Out More
  • Titanic Belfast
    Titanic Belfast
    Attractions

    Titanic Belfast

    2.72KM

    Titanic Belfast is the world's largest Titanic visitor experience and a must-see on any visit to Belfast and…

    Find Out More
  • We Are Vertigo
    We Are Vertigo
    Activities

    We Are Vertigo

    5.64KM

    Check out Northern Ireland's leading provider in indoor entertainment, home to the world's largest Inflata-Park, indoor ski slopes…

    Find Out More
  • Seapark Recreation Ground
    Seapark Recreation Ground
    Attractions

    Seapark Recreation Ground

    12.76KM

    Seapark Recreation Ground is a seafront facility perfect for all the family and home to an annual fireworks…

    Find Out More
  • Jordanstown Loughshore Park
    Jordanstown Loughshore Park
    Attractions

    Jordanstown Loughshore Park

    10.69KM

    Located in Newtownabbey on the shores of Belfast Lough, enjoy panoramic views from Belfast to Bangor at the…

    Find Out More
  • Linen Quarter
    Linen Quarter
    See & Do

    Linen Quarter

    0.22KM

    The historic Linen Quarter is rapidly becoming one of the most vibrant, must visit areas of the city,…

    Find Out More
  • Ulster American Folk Park
    Ulster American Folk Park
    Attractions

    Ulster American Folk Park

    156.16KM

    Immerse yourself in the story of Irish emigration at the museum that brings it to life.

    Find Out More

Top 10 Visitor Attractions in Belfast

From the birthplace of the Titanic to our iconic City Hall, you’ll find a cornucopia of historic landmarks and world-class visitor attractions in Belfast

Activities

Top 10 Museums

Explore a treasure trove of the past and present at one of Northern Ireland’s top museums.

Attractions

Sail into History

Explore the shipyard, walk the decks, travel to the depths of the ocean and uncover the true legend of Titanic in the city where it all began

Sightseeing Tours

  • The Discovery Tour at Titanic Belfast
    The Discovery Tour at Titanic Belfast
    Sightseeing Tours

    The Discovery Tour at Titanic Belfast

    2.81KM

    The Discovery Tour is a one hour walking tour including a walk around the Titanic Slipways and inside…

    Find Out More
  • Value Cabs Taxi Tours
    Value Cabs Taxi Tours
    Sightseeing Tours

    Value Cabs Taxi Tours

    1.99KM

    Value Cabs offers a range of tours throughout Northern Ireland, with pick up and drop off at your…

    Find Out More
  • Wild Irish Walks
    Wild Irish Walks
    See & Do

    Wild Irish Walks

    0.42KM

    Wild Irish Walks is a tour company that offers a choice of one of three amazing tours. There…

    Find Out More
  • Diamond Chauffeurs Ireland
    Diamond Chauffeurs Ireland
    See & Do

    Diamond Chauffeurs Ireland

    4.68KM

    Diamond Chauffeurs’ professionalism, reliability and attention to detail have ensured clients enjoy a truly distinctive chauffeur experience. Travel…

    Find Out More
  • Black Cab Tours
    Black Cab Tours
    Sightseeing Tours

    Black Cab Tours

    0.2KM

    Blue Badge Guide Billy Scott provides black cab mural tours, city tours, Giant's Causeway tours and walking and…

    Find Out More
  • Belfast Bike Tours
    Belfast Bike Tours
    See & Do

    Belfast Bike Tours

    0.19KM

    Meet in the vibrant Titanic Quarter, get on your bike and head off to experience Belfast!

    Find Out More
  • Irish Tour Tickets
    Irish Tour Tickets
    Sightseeing Tours

    Irish Tour Tickets

    0.55KM

    Irish Tour Tickets aim to showcase the unique beauty, history, culture and politics of Belfast, Northern Ireland and…

    Find Out More
  • McComb's Coach Tours
    McComb's Coach Tours
    Sightseeing Tours

    McComb's Coach Tours

    1.2KM

    McComb's Coach Tours is Belfast's original day tour company offering Giant's Causeway day tours, private tour, and Ireland's…

    Find Out More
  • Ulster Whiskey
    Ulster Whiskey
    Sightseeing Tours

    Ulster Whiskey

    0.16KM

    Irish whiskey tastings tours tailored to suit the various venues and occasions. Bespoke tours can be arranged.

    Find Out More
  • Belfast City Walking Tours & Coach Guiding Services
    Belfast City Walking Tours & Coach Guiding Services
    Sightseeing Tours

    Belfast City Walking Tours & Coach Guiding Services

    0.2KM

    Belfast City Walking Tours and Coach Guide Services provide fully qualified and experienced local guide.

    Find Out More

Game of Thrones

The popular TV series Game of Thrones® is filmed in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. Our rugged coast lines, historic castles and breathtaking scenery are the perfect setting for this epic story.

Arts & Entertainment

  • Grand Opera House
    Grand Opera House
    Arts and Entertainment

    Grand Opera House

    0.66KM

    Northern Ireland's premier theatre presenting an outstanding programme of drama, opera, dance, comedy, musicals, family shows and much…

    Find Out More
  • Golden Thread Gallery
    Golden Thread Gallery
    Arts and Entertainment

    Golden Thread Gallery

    0.97KM

    Golden Thread Gallery is Northern Ireland's leading international contemporary visual arts organisation.

    Find Out More
  • Lyric Theatre
    Lyric Theatre
    Arts and Entertainment

    Lyric Theatre

    2.11KM

    Northern Ireland's only full time producing theatre.

    Find Out More
  • Young at Art
    Young at Art
    Arts and Entertainment

    Young at Art

    0.67KM

    Young at Art is Northern Ireland’s leading children’s arts provider.

    Find Out More
  • Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival
    Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival
    Arts and Entertainment

    Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival

    0.61KM

    Featuring readings, live music and performances; Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival brings the streets to life with culture.

    Find Out More
  • Duncairn Centre for Culture & Arts
    Duncairn Centre for Culture & Arts
    Arts and Entertainment

    Duncairn Centre for Culture & Arts

    1.93KM

    Duncairn Centre for Culture and Arts, Belfast's most beautiful and coolest arts and cultural venue.

    Find Out More
  • SSE Arena, Belfast
    SSE Arena, Belfast
    Arts and Entertainment

    SSE Arena, Belfast

    1.87KM

    Northern Ireland's premier entertainment venue. Where world class entertainment comes alive!

    Find Out More
  • Belfast Film Festival
    Belfast Film Festival
    Arts and Entertainment

    Belfast Film Festival

    0.59KM

    The Belfast Film Festival began in 1995 as part of Féile An Phobail and has developed hand in…

    Find Out More
  • Raidió Fáilte – An Lon Dubh
    Raidió Fáilte – An Lon Dubh
    See & Do

    Raidió Fáilte – An Lon Dubh

    1.25KM

    Raidió Fáilte is an award winning Irish language radio station in a modern building which hosts regular events…

    Find Out More
  • Real Belfast Ceili
    Real Belfast Ceili
    Arts and Entertainment

    Real Belfast Ceili

    4.3KM

    Authentic Irish ceili dancing experience where you will learn some traditional Irish ceili dances to live music, rounded…

    Find Out More

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.

Embrace a Giant Spirit

  • HMS Caroline
    HMS Caroline
    Attractions

    HMS Caroline

    3.55KM

    Step aboard HMS Caroline, a unique survivor of The Battle of Jutland in World War One.

    Find Out More
  • Titanic Belfast
    Titanic Belfast
    Attractions

    Titanic Belfast

    2.72KM

    Titanic Belfast is the world's largest Titanic visitor experience and a must-see on any visit to Belfast and…

    Find Out More
  • Belfast Traditional Music Trail
    Belfast Traditional Music Trail
    See & Do

    Belfast Traditional Music Trail

    0.19KM

    The Belfast Traditional Music Trail is a unique way to experience Irish music. With two professional musicians as…

    Find Out More
  • Seamus Heaney HomePlace
    Seamus Heaney HomePlace
    Attractions

    Seamus Heaney HomePlace

    69.85KM

    Explore Heaney’s home at Seamus Heaney HomePlace, Bellaghy, a centre dedicated to the life, work and legacy of…

    Find Out More
  • Away a wee walk – Giants Causeway
    Away a wee walk – Giants Causeway
    Sightseeing Tours

    Away a wee walk – Giants Causeway

    0.19KM

    Day tours and walking holidays along the Giant's Causeway Coast, the Glens of Antrim, Belfast Hills and Mourne…

    Find Out More
  • Tracey's Farmhouse Kitchen
    Tracey's Farmhouse Kitchen
    Sightseeing Tours

    Tracey's Farmhouse Kitchen

    34.1KM

    Learn to make your own traditional Northern Irish griddle breads in the cosy surroundings of Tracey’s Farmhouse Kitchen…

    Find Out More
  • Hillsborough Castle & Gardens
    Hillsborough Castle & Gardens
    Attractions

    Hillsborough Castle & Gardens

    22.89KM

    From grand family home to charming royal residence, Hillsborough Castle has welcomed the world and witnessed pivotal chapters…

    Find Out More
  • Taste and Tour
    Taste and Tour
    Sightseeing Tours

    Taste and Tour

    3.74KM

    Enjoy a four hour fun and food filled guided walk to some of the top food and drink…

    Find Out More
Ask Us
Ask Us

We're here to help, so if you can't find the info you're after, or you just want to ask a really odd question, then we're here for you.

Ask A Question
Start
Choose a date
End
Choose a date
Back To Top
In order to display distances relevant to you, we'd like to be able to use your GPS location. Privacy Policy
In order to display distances relevant to your current position, we'd need to be able to use your GPS location. To find out more about how we use your location, please read our Privacy Policy
You have previously denied access to your GPS location. In order to allow access to your location, you need to update your site settings through your browser settings to allow this site access to your location.

To find out more about how we use your location, please read our Privacy Policy
Your settings have been updated. They will take effect next time you refresh the page.
By default, all distances on the site are calculated from Belfast City Centre. You can choose a different starting point here, or specify your own.
Open 'Ask a Question' window Close 'Ask a Question' window

Ask a Question

X

Hide this tool

Open 'Sign up for Newsletter' window Close 'Sign up for Newsletter' window

Visit Belfast Newsletter

X

Sign up to the Visit Belfast newsletter and receive inspiring ideas, events and offers which showcase the best of Belfast and Northern Ireland.

Sign-Up

Hide this tool