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.

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.

couple walking in commercial court

Things to do as Belfast Reopens

Welcome back to Belfast!

Spring 2021 Botanic Gardens Family

Family Days Out

Visit top family fun attractions, plan a shopping spree and stay for dinner.

Spring in Belfast Couple Street Art

Urban Exploring

Here are the top self-guided tours, walking trails and things to discover on foot.

Family Attractions

  • Belfast Zoological Gardens
    Belfast Zoological Gardens
    Attractions

    Belfast Zoological Gardens

    6.46 KM

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

    Find Out More
  • Let's Go Hydro
    Let's Go Hydro
    Activities

    Let's Go Hydro

    8.93 KM

    Let’s Go Hydro is Ireland’s largest aqua park and alternative accommodation resort. A beautiful and brilliantly designed resort…

    Find Out More
  • Ward Park
    Ward Park
    Attractions

    Ward Park

    30.67 KM

    A perfect park in the centre of Bangor and an ideal spot to enjoy the local wildlife and…

    Find Out More
  • Belfast Castle Estate & Cave Hill Visitor Centre
    Belfast Castle Estate & Cave Hill Visitor Centre
    Attractions

    Belfast Castle Estate & Cave Hill Visitor Centre

    5.33 KM

    Belfast Castle is located in the Cave Hill area of north Belfast. It was built in the 1860s…

    Find Out More
  • Ulster Museum
    Ulster Museum
    Attractions

    Ulster Museum

    1.73 KM

    Come face to face with dinosaurs, meet an ancient Egyptian mummy and see modern masterpieces with a visit…

    Find Out More
  • Pickie Funpark
    Pickie Funpark
    Attractions

    Pickie Funpark

    29.3 KM

    Pickie Funpark has always been one of Northern Ireland’s top attractions with an 18-hole mini-golf course, giant pedal…

    Find Out More
  • Ulster Folk Museum
    Ulster Folk Museum
    Attractions

    Ulster Folk Museum

    15.65 KM

    Step back in time and experience what life was like in Ulster over 100 years ago.

    Find Out More
  • Cave Hill Country Park
    Cave Hill Country Park
    Attractions

    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.

    Find Out More
  • Seapark Recreation Ground
    Seapark Recreation Ground
    Attractions

    Seapark Recreation Ground

    12.76 KM

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

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

    Ulster American Folk Park

    156.16 KM

    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

  • Belfast Hills Partnership
    Belfast Hills Partnership
    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,…

    Find Out More
  • Prison Island Belfast
    Prison Island Belfast
    See & Do

    Prison Island Belfast

    4.3 KM

    Inspired by the ‘Crystal Maze’ Prison Island Belfast has 25 different prison-themed challenge cells. It’s a totally unique…

    Find Out More
  • Inland Fisheries
    Inland Fisheries
    Activities

    Inland Fisheries

    0.95 KM

    Discover world class angling and fishing locations across Northern Ireland for salmon, brown, sea and rainbow trout in…

    Find Out More
  • Jungle NI
    Jungle NI
    Activities

    Jungle NI

    83.3 KM

    The Jungle NI is a leading outdoor adventure centre offering exciting activities, events and funky accommodation suitable for…

    Find Out More
  • Mobile Team Adventure
    Mobile Team Adventure
    Activities

    Mobile Team Adventure

    5.53 KM

    Mobile Team Adventure brings adventure to you, offering sea kayaking tours, canoe hire, kayak taster sessions, archery, climbing…

    Find Out More
  • Lost City Adventure Golf
    Lost City Adventure Golf
    Activities

    Lost City Adventure Golf

    1.53 KM

    Enjoy an epic adventure at The Lost City Adventure Golf - food, drinks and indoor fun for all…

    Find Out More
  • We Are Vertigo
    We Are Vertigo
    Activities

    We Are Vertigo

    5.64 KM

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

    Find Out More
  • Hinch Distillery Tours
    Hinch Distillery Tours
    Activities

    Hinch Distillery Tours

    15.35 KM

    The Hinch Distillery sits in the heart of the County Down countryside. Visitors have the opportunity to learn…

    Find Out More
  • Lagan Valley LeisurePlex
    Lagan Valley LeisurePlex
    Activities

    Lagan Valley LeisurePlex

    16.78 KM

    Experience the thrills and spills on the longest and fastest water slides around!

    Find Out More
  • Down Royal Racecourse
    Down Royal Racecourse
    Activities

    Down Royal Racecourse

    24.54 KM

    Down Royal Racecourse has brought the ‘Sport of Kings’ to generations of people in Ulster since the 17th…

    Find Out More

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.

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

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

    0.66 KM

    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

    0.97 KM

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

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

    Duncairn Centre for Culture & Arts

    1.93 KM

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

    Find Out More
  • Ards Arts Centre
    Ards Arts Centre
    Arts and Entertainment

    Ards Arts Centre

    25.8 KM

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

    Find Out More
  • Ta Da Irish Dance Company
    Ta Da Irish Dance Company
    Arts and Entertainment

    Ta Da Irish Dance Company

    0.19 KM

    Ta Da Irish Dance Company is Northern Ireland’s leading professional Irish dance company, working with top class talent…

    Find Out More
  • Féile an Phobail
    Féile an Phobail
    Arts and Entertainment

    Féile an Phobail

    4.45 KM

    Féile an Phobail is Ireland's Biggest Community Arts Festival, showcasing a love for the arts and cultural events…

    Find Out More
  • Theatre at The Mill
    Theatre at The Mill
    Arts and Entertainment

    Theatre at The Mill

    11.15 KM

    Take your seat for great nights out with comedy, drama, music and dance at Theatre at The Mill.

    Find Out More
  • QFT
    QFT
    Arts and Entertainment

    QFT

    1.31 KM

    QFT - Northern Ireland's leading independent cinema

    Find Out More
  • TEC Belfast
    TEC Belfast
    Arts and Entertainment

    TEC Belfast

    3.27 KM

    The TEC is a purpose built space for local and international consumer, lifestyle and trade events, located in…

    Find Out More
  • Project 24
    Project 24
    Arts and Entertainment

    Project 24

    29.48 KM

    Project 24 transforms a derelict space into a welcoming, vibrant and dynamic area in the heart of the…

    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

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.

If you select a location more than 15km from the Visit Belfast Welcome Centre, your location will be set to Belfast City Centre.

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