We've brought together some of the visitor attraction highlights and lesser-known treasures in Belfast for you to explore.
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2 Royal Avenue
Belfast City Council’s community and cultural hub at 2 Royal Avenue provides a free creative space in the heart of the city centre.
The historic Albert clock is Belfast's very own leaning tower, Erected in 1865.
Antrim Castle Gardens and Clotworthy House
Antrim Castle Gardens is an historical gem, with nothing like these 400 year old gardens anywhere else in Northern Ireland.
Antrim Lough Shore Park
Situated on the shores of Lough Neagh, Antrim Lough Shore Park is an area of natural beauty with many attractions and activities to enjoy.
AR Peace Wall App
AR Peace Wall is the mobile app which aims to enhance the visitor experience at Cupar Way Peace Wall in Belfast.
Áras Uí Chonghaile (James Connolly Visitor Centre)
Áras Uí Chonghaile is an award-winning modern, inspirational, visitor centre based in the heart of Belfast’s Gaeltacht Quarter and located only yards from where James Connolly,…
Ards and North Down
Escape the city and meet the great outdoors. Just 20 minutes from Belfast.
This handsome Irish gentry house is surrounded by its 130-hectare (320-acre) wooded riverside estate.
Ark Open Farm
If you enjoy the great outdoors and lots of interaction with animals of all kinds, then the Ark Farm is just the place for you. Young and…
Aunt Sandra's Candy Factory
Take a trip back in time at Aunt Sandra's Candy Factory and watch old-time candy making at its best.
Bakehouse NI is a small, homely cookery school set in the countryside near the village of Bellaghy in Mid-Ulster offering classes in baking, cooking and foraging.
Balloo Nature Reserve
Perfect for a family stroll while looking at the local flora and fauna, Balloo Wetland Nature Reserve has a range of wildlife and plant life.
Ballyholme Beach and Park
Paddle in the surf along the mile long beach, a long time favourite for families to take a dip and build sand castles.
A beautiful park perfect for families, located only a short distance from Holywood.
Ballywalter Park is a classic example of an early Victorian Country House built in the Italianate Palazzo style.
Banana Block is a new living museum and events space set within a historic linen mill and inspired by the
curious connections between Belfast and…
This impressive building was built in 1852 for The Hon Robert Edward Ward. It is presently home to Ards and North Down Borough Council.
Bangor Castle Walled Garden
Bangor Castle Victorian Walled Garden, located in the tranquil grounds of Castle Park, is popular with visitors of all ages.
Barnett Demesne opened to the public in 1951. Today, the park, in south Belfast, retains much of the character of the original estate.
Beacon of Hope
Thanksgiving Square is an area of public space in Lanyon Place, Belfast based on Thanksgiving Square in Dallas, Texas.
Belfast Castle Estate & Cave Hill Visitor Centre
Belfast Castle is located in the Cave Hill area of north Belfast. It was built in the 1860s and is one of the city's most famous…
Belfast Cathedral, also known as the Cathedral Church of St. Anne, has stood for over 100 years as a place of Christian worship in the heart…
Belfast City Cemetery
Dating back to the 1860s, Belfast City Cemetery is one of the oldest public cemeteries in the city.
Belfast City Hall
One of Belfast's most iconic buildings, Belfast City Hall first opened its doors in August 1906 and is Belfast's civic building.
Belfast Whiskey Club
Belfast Whiskey Club is Belfast’s only fully independent and non-profit whiskey club that opens its doors to people from all over the world to come and…
Belfast Zoological Gardens
Belfast Zoological Gardens is home to more than 120 species of animal, many of which are in danger in their natural habitat.
Belfast’s Window on Wildlife
Nestled in the heart of Belfast Harbour Estate, Belfast Window on Wildlife is home to birds and wildlife from all over the world.
This 10m (32ft) salmon was commissioned in 1999 to celebrate the regeneration of the River Lagan and the historic importance of the site.
Botanic Gardens is an important part of Belfast's Victorian heritage and a popular meeting place for residents, students and tourists.
In the hilly hinterland of Holywood, this forest offers walks on well marked paths through a mixture of mature conifers and young trees.
Castle Espie Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre
Whether you are looking for a relaxing day out or are passionate about nature, there’s a world of wetland wildlife waiting to be discovered by you…
See the gothic and classical collide at Castle Ward, an eccentric 18th century mansion resting on a rolling hillside.
Cave Hill Country Park
Visitors to Cave Hill Country Park can enjoy panoramic views across Belfast from vantage points on the hillside.
Clifton House Belfast
Clifton House, formerly the Poor House, was built in 1774 by the Belfast Charitable Society and is one of Belfast's most historic buildings.
Cockle Row Cottages
Only 10 minutes from Bangor, these old fisherman's cottages now house a heritage display, visitor information and weekend family events.
Go Black Bull Runnin’ and 'Flyover' the Belfast Hills at Colin Glen. From Alpine coasteering to laser tag, golfing to the Gruffalo Trail, Colin Glen has adventure for everyone.
Crumlin Road Gaol
The Crumlin Road Gaol is a 19th century Grade A listed jail, open to the public for tours, concerts and events.
CS Lewis Square
Rediscover The Chronicles of Narnia with a walk through CS Lewis Square, a public space commemorating the Belfast-born author, CS Lewis.
Discover Ulster Scots Centre
Discover more about your Ulster-Scots roots through a free genealogy research point, or find out about Ulster-Scots events.
Dome at Victoria Square
Rising high above the city's skyline, the Dome at Victoria Square boasts 360 degree views across Belfast.
Drumglass Park is located between the Lisburn and Malone Roads in south Belfast. It is popular with families and young children.
One of the most famous castles in Northern Ireland, and a regular feature on Game of Thrones.
The Echlinville Distillery on the Ards Peninsula became Northern Ireland's first licenced distillery in over 125 years, distilling its first spirit in 2013.
Pottery decorating is a creative, fun activity that suits all ages and abilities, an activity where the piece you create will remind you of your visit…
Located in Portaferry on the shores of Strangford Lough, you can enjoy a diver's view of marine life from around the world.
Game of Thrones Studio Tour
Step inside the Seven Kingdoms and explore the world of Game of Thrones like never before at the only official Game of Thrones Studio Tour.
A UNESCO World Heritage site, the Giant's Causeway is a magnificent, mysterious geological formation on the North East coast of County Antrim.
High Rise Indoor Adventure Centre
Make sure High Rise is top of your list for a day out with family or friends – with Clip ‘n Climb, soft play and sensory…
Hilden Brewery is Ireland’s Oldest Independent Brewery brewing a great variety of beers to taste. Perfect when partnered with lunch in their restaurant.
Hill of The O'Neill and Ranfurly House
The Hill of The O'Neill and Ranfurly House Arts and Visitor Centre is the perfect starting point for an exploration of Dungannon and Tyrone.
Hillsborough Castle & Gardens
Visit Hillsborough Castle and Gardens and discover Northern Ireland’s royal residence.
Hillsborough Forest is set in the picturesque Georgian village of Hillsborough and sits just a few minutes’ walk from Hillsborough Castle, adjacent to Hillsborough Fort.
Hinch Distillery Tours
The Hinch Distillery sits in the heart of the County Down countryside. Visitors have the opportunity to learn about local distilling traditions on guided tours.
Step aboard and discover one ship, 100 years of history, and 1000 incredible stories
Irish FA Tours
Irish FA Tours tells the unique story of Northern Ireland football from 1880 to present day using a variety of media, interactive displays, key artefacts and…
Irish Linen Centre and Lisburn Museum
Explore the rich history of Irish linen through friendly guides, interactive displays, and live spinning and weaving demonstrations.
Joob Joobs Belmont Road is home to Northern Irelands largest sweet shop and hosts kids birthday parties. Book today!
Jordanstown Loughshore Park
Located in Newtownabbey on the shores of Belfast Lough, enjoy panoramic views from Belfast to Bangor at the first stop along the stunning Causeway Coastal Route.
The Jungle NI is a leading outdoor adventure centre offering exciting activities, events and funky accommodation suitable for all ages.
Lagan Adventures – Belfast Hydrobikes
Explore Belfast’s River Lagan with the Hydrobikes At Lagan Adventures where you will be taking cycling off the road and onto the relative safety of the…
Lagan Valley Regional Park
Between Stranmillis, Belfast and Union Locks, Lisburn, Lagan Valley Regional Park covers 4,500 acres of countryside and 11 miles of riverbank.
Lake & Oak Coppersmithing
Ever wanted to learn the ancient craft of coppersmithing? Come amaze yourself with your creativity and bring home your own unique copper jewellery!
Let's Go Hydro
Let’s Go Hydro is Ireland’s largest aqua park and alternative accommodation resort. A beautiful and brilliantly designed resort with a relaxing yet enjoyable atmosphere, offering top-quality…
Linen Hall Library
Belfast's oldest library with famous Irish and genealogy collections, housed in a listed Victorian linen building.
The historic Linen Quarter is rapidly becoming one of the most vibrant, must visit areas of the city, with 40 cafés, bars and restaurants, a dozen…
Lisburn Castle Gardens
Once the site of Lisburn Castle, the gardens were gifted in 1903 to Lisburn for use as a public park.
Millisle Beach Park
Millisle Beach Park is a rural beach off the Ballywalter Road on the Ards Peninsula.
Moira Demesne is a parkland offering beautiful walks, picnic sites and a children's play area.
For the first time in its history, this mystical and enchanting estate, set in magnificent natural surroundings, is open to visit.
Discover a place of enchantment at Mount Stewart, the Irish family home of the Marquesses of Londonderry.
Mourne Mountains and Ring of Gullion
The stunning Mourne Mountains and Ring of Gullion region of County Down is a veritable open-air playground.
Museum at The Mill
Explore the history and heritage of Mossley Mill and hear the story of the people who worked there from 1800s to 1996.
Museum of Orange Heritage
The Museum of Orange Heritage is an interpretive centre showcasing the history, culture and traditions of the Orange Institution.
North Down Museum
The museum is located in the picturesque grounds of Castle Park in the centre of Bangor. This free attraction is popular with all ages.
Northern Ireland War Memorial Museum
Situated in the heart of the Cathedral Quarter beside Belfast Cathedral, the Northern Ireland War Memorial is an accredited museum which is a ‘must see’ for…
Oktoberfest Belfast, Custom House Square, Is a fantastic night of German Fun!
Ormeau Park is the oldest municipal park in Belfast, Northern Ireland, having been officially opened to the public in 1871.
Out of Office Brewing
Out of Office is a micro-brewery and taproom located above the Ulster Sports Club, which is an underground live music and craft beer venue. Clock off…
Pickie Funpark has always been one of Northern Ireland’s top attractions with an 18-hole mini-golf course, giant pedal swans and children’s play area.
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland
The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) is the official archive for public records in Northern Ireland.
Queen's University is one of the great architectural landmarks and must-see attractions in Belfast with over 160 years of heritage.
Redburn Country Park
Redburn Country Park is set on an escarpment above Belfast Lough, featuring 7km of pathways and running trails.
RISE is a landmark artwork located at Broadway Roundabout, Belfast, one of the main gateways to the city.
Let your imagination run riot among the unusual plants, colours, sculptures and magical features of Rowallane Garden.
Samson & Goliath Cranes
The two great yellow-painted gantry cranes Samson and Goliath have become icons of Belfast, dominating the entire city skyline.
Scrabo Tower and Country Park
Scrabo Tower is located to the west of Newtownards in County Down, Northern Ireland.
Seapark Recreation Ground
Seapark Recreation Ground is a seafront facility perfect for all the family and home to an annual fireworks display at Halloween.
Sentry Hill is a 19th century farmhouse in Carnmoney which houses a wealth of artefacts and archival material amassed over the years by the McKinney family.
Sir Thomas & Lady Dixon Park
Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park in south Belfast is one of the city's most popular parks.
RMS Titanic's tender ship and the last remaining White Star Line vessel has been restored to her original glory.
Stormont Estate is a major tourist and visitor attraction on the outskirts of Belfast.
The Tropical Ravine at Botanic Gardens
This listed building in Belfast’s Botanic Gardens has been restored with many of its original Victorian features reinstated and preserved.
Titanic Belfast is the world's largest Titanic visitor experience and a must-see on any visit to Belfast and Northern Ireland.
Visitors to Titanic Distillers at Thompson Dock will experience the workings of the distillery and hear the story of Belfast’s whiskey tradition why it disappeared and…
Titanic Memorial Garden
The Titanic Memorial Garden commemorates the 1,512 people who perished on RMS Titanic in 1912.
Titanic Public Art: Model of Hull
Created as part of the Channel 4 and National Geographic television series ‘We built the Titanic’.
Titanic Public Art: The Kit
A giant modelling kit - using scale replicas of Titanic’s component parts - recreates the legendary liner beside the Abercorn Basin.
Titanic Public Art: The Masts
Eight well-known Belfast-made ships are represented by spectacular sculptured masts that line the east side of Donegall Place.
Titanic Public Art: The Yardmen
The sculpture pays tribute to the city's shipbuilding heritage and is set within the timeframe of 1912.
Behind Titanic Belfast you can walk along the historic slipways where Titanic and Olympic were built and launched over 100 years ago.
Ulster American Folk Park
Journey back in time and discover the stories of Irish emigration to the New World in the 18th and 19th centuries
Ulster Folk Museum
Step back one hundred years and discover the traditions and heritage of Ulster’s past at Ulster Folk Museum.
Come face-to-face with dinosaurs, meteorites and Spanish sailors with a visit to Ulster Museum.
Ulster Transport Museum
Explore Ulster’s history of transport, social change and spirit of innovation at Ulster Transport Museum.
One of the park’s biggest attractions is its lake, which was originally used for boating.
Armagh – a city that has a unique sense of place with a significance and influence felt across the island for 6500 years and at the…
W5 is Belfast’s award-winning science and discovery centre and provides a unique experience as well as fantastic fun for visitors of all ages.
Wallace Park Lisburn
Wallace Park is ideal for families, with an excellent children's play area and a variety of gentle walks.
A perfect park in the centre of Bangor and an ideal spot to enjoy the local wildlife and feed the ducks.
Whiskey Experiences in Belfast
From tours to tastings, take a look at some of the best Irish whiskey experiences available in Belfast.
The White House
The White House is closed until further notice. Check back soon for updates.
Whitehead Railway Museum
Come down and see the home of the Railway Preservation Society of Ireland (RPSI) and its locomotives.