The award-winning Titanic Belfast first opened in 2012, it’s a monument to Belfast’s maritime heritage and it can be found on the previous Hardland & Wolff shipyard in the city’s Titanic Quarter where the RMS Titanic was originally built. The museum tells the stories of the Titanic and contains a series of galleries, private function rooms and community facilities. They also recently added Hickson’s Point destination bar in March of this year, which is inspired by one of the first ship builders in Belfast. It offers authentic 1900’s public house setting. The Titanic museum is by far one of the most popular iconic tourist attractions, with having won the ‘World’s Leading Tourist Attraction’ at the Tourism Oscars in 2016.
1 Olympic Way, Queen's Road, Titanic Quarter BT3 9EP
The Giant's Causeway is an area of roughly 40,000 intertwining basalt stone columns, which were left by volcanic eruptions 60 million years ago intrigue and inspire visitors from all over the world. It is seen as the fourth greatest natural wonder in the United Kingdom and home to a wealth of history. Visitors can find it located in County Antrim, on the north coast of Northern Ireland. In 1986, the Giant’s Causeway was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It has state of the art interpretation within the award-winning Visitor Centre and offers an exceptional glimpse into the wonder that is the Giant's Causeway. Visitors can explore way-marked trails and enjoy remarkable coastal scenery accompanied by an advanced audio-guide available in 11 languages. There’s also personalised guided tours, quality craft and both a gift shop and cafe on site.
44 Causeway Rd, Bushmills BT57 8SU
Northern Ireland is the home to Game of Thrones, as the popular TV series is filmed in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. The Winterfell Castle tour is only 40 minutes from Belfast. Visitors can explore over twenty key Game of Thrones filing location hotspots on the ancient demesne of Castle Ward. Old Castle Ward was used extensively by HBO for filming Game of Thrones as Winterfell Castle and there’s also 19 other key film location hotspots on site. Some of these include a Winterfell Archery Range, Robb and Lannister camps, Whispering Wood, the red wedding and the Tree where Robb Stark and Talisa got secretly married. You’ll want to come and try out one of these tours as you have the opportunity to dress up in character and step into the movie set or even practice your archery whilst creating your very own Game of Thrones moments.
Castle Ward Estate Strangford, Downpatrick. BT30 7LS
The Marble Arch Caves are a series of natural limestone caves located near the town of Florencecourt in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. The caves are called after the nearby Marble Arch, which is a natural limestone arch at the upstream end of Cladagh Glen under the Cladagh River flows. The caves were formed from three rivers draining off the northern slopes of Cuilcagh mountain, which combine underground to form the Cladagh. Visitors are directed through a mesmerising natural underworld of rivers, waterfalls, winding passages and lofty chambers while strikingly beautiful cave formations gleam all around them. At 7.1 miles long, the Marble Arch Caves form the longest known cave system in Northern Ireland.
43 Marlbank Road, Enniskillen BT92 1EW
The Belfast City Sightseeing Hop-on / Hop-off Open-top bus tour provides you with a comprehensive look at Belfast city and allows you to explore every area and district of this unique place. Our tour operates seven days per week and tickets are valid for 48 hours. This is the best way to see the city if your new to Belfast and still trying to familiarise yourself with your new surroundings. As they operate 7 days a week, every 30-60 minutes and are all year round. With up to 23 different stops, you’ll be sure to hop on or hop off at any of these designated bus stops!
Castle Place, Belfast City Centre.