10 things to do in Belfast for £10 and under

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Posted by Mags

Published February 23, 2017

Belfast has earned a reputation as a top city destination packed with history, culture, exciting events, great food and super shopping. Even better, you don’t have to break the bank to have a great time in the capital city as we’ve put together a list of things to do in Belfast for £10 and under.

Cheap things to do in Belfast

The Crumlin Road Gaol, Belfast

Crumlin Road Gaol

5* Crumlin Road Gaol is one of Belfast's most historic buildings dating back to the nineteenth century.

Visitors can explore first-hand the building's colourful past and gain a unique and memorable insight of the daily lives and routines of both prisoners and prison officers.

Opening Hours: Open 7 Days a Week

Price: Adult – £9, Child £6.50

Titanic Boat Tour

Find out all about the world famous ship with the Lagan Boat Company on a Public Guided Titanic Boat Tour around Belfast Harbour.

During the tour visitors will be shown original photos of the shipyard and Belfast offering a real insider view into its historic past.

Opening Hours: Open 7 Days a Week

Price: Adult/Concessions/Child -  (6-16yrs)  £10, Child (0-5) Free

SS Nomadic and HMS Caroline

Step aboard and experience over 100 years of authentic maritime and social history with a visit to the SS Nomadic  and HMS Caroline.

The last remaining White Star Line Ship in the world, the SS Nomadic, restored to her former glory and housed in Belfast's historic Hamilton Dock. A short distance away at Alexandra Dock – located beside Titanic Pump House – is HMS Caroline, a unique survivor from the Battle of Jutland.

Opening Hours: Open 7 Days a Week

Price (SS Nomadic): Adult – £7, Child (5-16) - £5, Child (0-5) Free
Price (HMS Caroline) Adult  - £12, Child - £5, Child -  (under 5yrs) Free

Belfast Cathedral - The Cathedral of St Anne's

Found within Belfast's Cathedral Quarter, St. Anne's Cathedral is a fine example of a Romanesque building. With its five large pillars each side of the central nave and half pillars in the walls at either end, the cathedral also boasts beautiful stained glass windows and mosaics on two ceilings.

Visitors can explore the cathedral's fascinating history on a self-guided audio tour.

Opening Hours: Open all Year Round for Worship and Services
Price: Adult -  £5. Children under 16 - Free with full paying adult, Child (5-12yrs) £3

The MAC Belfast

Located in the heart of Belfast, The MAC is one of Europe's leading art centres. The venue houses three art galleries, two theatres, a bar/restaurant, family room and multiple rehearsal and office spaces.

Designed by architects Hackett Hall McKnight, the MAC has won numerous building awards including a RIBA National Award.

Opening Hours: Open 7 Days a Week

Price: Free (Some exhibitions and shows may entail a small charge)

Ulster Museum

As Northern Ireland's treasure house of past and present, the Ulster Museum is home to a rich collection of art, history and natural sciences. Come face to face with dinosaurs, meet an Egyptian Mummy or explore legends of yesteryear.

Opening Hours: Open all year round, Tuesday to Sunday.

Price: Free

Belfast Parks

Pack a picnic and head off to one of Belfast's many parks and open spaces. Explore the Victorian heritage at the beautiful Botanic Gardens (Tropical Ravine is currently closed) or come face-to-face with the Gruffalo on a walking trail at Colin Glen Forest Park.

Open all year round, Belfast's parks are the perfect way to explore the great outdoors.

Opening Hours: Open 7 Days a Week

Price: Free

Linen Hall Library

A truly unique institution, Linen Hall Library, founded in 1788, is the oldest library in Belfast and the last subscribing library in Ireland.

Renowned for its Irish and local studies collections, it houses 250,000 items in the Northern Ireland Political Collection, the definitive archive of the recent troubles.

Opening Hours: Monday – Saturday

Price: Free

Belfast City Hall Tour

Visit the iconic Belfast City Hall and relax on the lawn, refresh at the coffee shop, visit the Titanic Memorial Garden or take a guided tour of this beautiful and ornate building.

Opening Hours: Tours operate 7 days a week (excluding bank / public holidays)

Price: Free

Maritime Mile

Take a stroll along the maritime mile with your phone and "chat" to 12 objects along the way, including the Big Fish, SS Nomadic and HMS Caroline.

Price: Free

Make a break of it

With so much more to see and do, why not make a break of it and explore Belfast City on a short break?


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