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  1. Best things to do in Belfast
    Discover the best things to do in Belfast, including top tips and hidden gems. We've included local favourites like the Belfast Food Tour and Titanic Distillers, as well as incredible Michelin star rated dining experiences and a sky-high cocktail lounge.
  2. River Rapid, Ireland's longest zipline. Available to book at Colin Glen.
    Colin Glen is Ireland’s leading adventure park - a land of storytelling and a state of the art sports park with world class attractions. From Alpine coasteering to laser tag, golfing to the Gruffalo Trail, Colin Glen has adventure for everyone.
    1. Welcome to Titanic Belfast, an award-winning visitor experience offering the opportunity to learn about Titanic’s history, just a few minutes from where the ship herself was famously designed, built and launched in 1911. This self-guided tour tells the Titanic’s story from conception through to its first and final journey across the Atlantic, as well as the historical and cultural impact on Belfast and beyond.
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    2. Sleep in one of our 146 elegantly designed guestrooms. Cocoon yourself in sumptuous surroundings and create your own oasis of comfort. Warm American walnut walkways ease you into your personal sanctuary.
    3. Accommodation in Belfast
      From quality to quirky (or quality and quirky) let us help you to find the perfect place to stay in Belfast.
    4. Activities & Attractions in Belfast
      Belfast is a compact city with an amazing array of activities and attractions for you to enjoy. If you're looking for ideas on things to do we've lots of great suggestions, including Titanic Belfast, HMS Caroline, the Taste and Tour Food Tour, a Traditional Music Tour or Belfast City Bike Tours.
    5. Tucked away between Waring Street & Exchange Place in the historic back streets of Cathedral Quarter, The Muddlers Club has been named after the secret society that met there over 200 years ago. Head chef and owner Gareth McCaughey hand picks the best of home grown produce daily to ensure the quality of each dish served. The open kitchen provides a sense of theatre and allows the diner to watch as ingredients are transformed into a food experience. With carefully considered menus, wine list and an extensive cocktail list you will find a warm welcome at The Muddlers Club.
      1. Northern Ireland Spirits Trail | Distillery Passport
        With four new distilleries added to the Spirit Trail in 2024, there's now 14 hidden gems located across Northern Ireland to explore. Use our interactive map to learn more about the passion for distilling that you'll uncover in this part of the world.
      2. Food & Drink in Belfast
        Belfast has enjoyed a renaissance in the brewing and culinary arts in recent years. A steady stream of new home-grown chefs, returning talent and foreign mavericks have given Northern Ireland’s capital city a new lease of food and drink life.
      3. Guests taste mystery liquids during the Sensorium experience
        Learn what kind of taster you are through an exciting and intriguing series of experiments. This experience brings your senses of taste and smell under scrutiny, and you'll enjoy spending a few hours discovering how they form an integral part of how the body experiences flavour.

      Awaken your Giant Spirit

      1. The Merchant Hotel's Victorian Facade
        Situated in the heart of Belfast city centre's historic Cathedral Quarter, The award-winning 5 AA Red star Merchant Hotel is a harmonious blend of Victorian grandeur and Art Deco inspired sleek modernity with award-winning restaurants and cocktail bar, a tranquil spa and rooftop gym and hot tub.
      2. Sign outside the Ulster Museum
        Ulster Museum is home to treasures past and present. There’s something for art lovers, history buffs, inquisitive kids and the culturally curious! Come face to face with dinosaurs and for a fun family day out dive into the Discovery Zones of art, history and science where you can try on costumes from the past, explore the tree of life and create your own art to take home.
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      3. Heritage Victorian townhouse situated in the heart of the museum and theatre quarter. This boutique accommodation guarantees a luxurious nights stay in a tranquil setting. Unwind in our large four-poster beds and soak in our roll top baths.
      4. Grand Central Hotel Exterior
        The Grand Central is more than a hotel. It’s an ode to a city. Standing tall in Bedford Street, this impressive jewel combines glamour and grandeur with a uniquely Belfast spirit. Head to the 23rd floor to discover The Observatory Bar, an awe-inspiring cocktail lounge with spectacular views of Belfast and beyond.
      5. OX is a Michelin starred restaurant that offers relaxed dining overlooking the River Lagan, and is within walking distance of the Belfast Waterfront, Titanic Belfast, St Georges Market and SSE Arena. OX menus are designed to showcase excellent meats and sustainably sourced fish whilst equally careful attention is given to seasonal vegetables and fruit. Their uniquely enthusiastic approach to seasonal produce and close relationships with local suppliers means vegetables at OX are no longer considered just a side or a garnish, but as equal partners and occasional stars of the show.
        1. Opened in June 2022 by Niall Mckenna and his team, and awarded a Bib Gourmand in the Michelin Guide for Great Britain & Ireland 2023, the Waterman restaurant offers a no-frills dining experience in Belfast's Cathedral Quarter. Serving a local, seasonal menu, with accents and influences from Europe, the menu changes daily.
          1. St George’s Market one of Belfast’s oldest attractions and is one of the best markets in the UK and Ireland. It has been voted for numerous local and national awards for its fresh, local produce and great atmosphere.
            1. McConnell’s Distillery, located in North Belfast in the historic A-wing of Crumlin Road Gaol, opens this Spring. This state of the art distillery will host guided tours sharing the unique story of the McConnell’s brand and the history of distilling in Belfast. Learn about the distilling process and of course, taste some award-winning McConnell's Irish whiskies.
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