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Last Updated: 29th July, 2018

City Sightseeing Belfast Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

City Sightseeing Belfast Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

City Sightseeing Belfast Hop-On Hop-Off Tour is a great way to see what Belfast has to offer.

Titanic Belfast

Titanic Belfast

Titanic Belfast is a visitor attraction in Belfast to explore the shipyard where the Titanic was built. Take journey through over 100 years of authentic maritime and social history. Explore the shipyard, travel to the depths of the ocean and uncover the true legend of Titanic, in the city where it all began

Giant's Causeway

Giant's Causeway

The Giant's Causeway situated is one of 25 world heritage sites that are listed as both a cultural and natural site it has an area of about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, the result of an ancient volcanic eruption. It is located in County Antrim, on the northeast coast of Northern Ireland, about two miles (3 km) north of the town of Bushmills.

It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986, and a National Nature Reserve in 1987 by the Department of the Environment for Northern Ireland. The tops of the columns form stepping stones that lead from the cliff foot and disappear under the sea. Most of the columns are hexagonal, although there are also some with four, five, seven and eight sides.

The tallest are about 12 metres (36 ft) high, and the solidified lava in the cliffs is 28 metres thick in places.

Antrim Castle Gardens

Antrim Castle Gardens

Antrim Castle Gardens - Antrim, these unique historic gardens, located close to Antrim town centre, are undergoing a major programme of works to restore many of the garden features dating back to the 17th century

The site will be easily accessible and will contain at its core, garden heritage, education and interpretation, and community arts facilities based around Clotworthy House, Long Barn and former Stable Yard.

Belfast Botanic Gardens

Belfast Botanic Gardens, Belfast

Botanic Gardens is an important part of Belfast¬Ęs playground, a bowling green, walking routes, a rose garden and assorted tropical plants, mature trees and flower beds.

Belfast Zoo

Belfast Zoo Newtownabbey, Belfast

Belfast Zoo is home to more than 1,200 animals and 140 species. Many of the animals are under threat in their natural habitat. Some of the animals you can see include: Barbary Lions,Red Kangaroos, Spider Monkeys, Moloch Gibbons, Giraffes, Malayan Sun Bears.

The Bird Park contains many exotic and endangered birds, including blue-bellied rollers, hornbills and white-crested turacos.

Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge

Carrick A Rede Rope Bridge, Ballycastle

The famous Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge spans an eighty feet deep chasm. In olden times it was a single rope hand rail and widely spaced slats which the fishermen would cross with fish caught off the island. That handrail has since been replaced by a two hand railed bridge, the current caged bridge was installed by the National Trust during Easter of 2000. This area has views from Larrybane headland and out to Sheep Island.

Dunluce Castle

Dunluce Castle Bushmills

Dunluce Castle, Bushmills is sited dramatically close to the edge of a headland, along the North Antrim coast. Surrounded by incredible coastal scenery, this medieval castle stands where an early Irish fort was once built and where its history can be traced back to early Christians and Vikings. Guided tours available.

Old Bushmills Distillery

Old Bushmills Distillery

Old Bushmills Distillery situated in Bushmills, Distillery Road, Co. Antrim is the oldest licensed distillery in the world where the renowned Bushmills whiskey has been distilled legally since 1608 when King James 1 granted its license. A guided tour of the distillery is provided where the secrets of whiskey production is revealed and the visitor also allowed to sample the distilled product. Set in a beautiful area close to Portstewart and Portrush and other great visitor attractions in Co Antrim, such as the Giant's Causeway,Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge and Dunluce Castle.