The 15th hole on the Malone Golf Club, Belfast
Some bright lights in our big city.
Malone Golf Club
Start your Belfast golf break with a round at Malone Golf Club, a superb championship course with a beautiful trout lake as its centrepiece. While you’re there, see if you can spot the upside down ‘V’ on the last post exiting the club. It means this estate was a ‘safehouse’ for both US and British soldiers during World War 1.
Shandon Park Golf Club is one of the toughest parkland courses around. The course record is just six under par despite the best efforts of some of the world’s best golfers. The two-shot sixth hole is a 455-yard giant, so you’ll need accuracy from the tee and a pinpoint second shot downhill to make it to the protected green.
Grand Central Hotel
Belfast’s newest luxury hotel is the perfect place to see more of Belfast. In fact, The Observatory cocktail lounge is the highest bar on the island of Ireland and gives you panoramic views of the city and beyond.
This city’s culinary scene is booming. There have never been more world-class foodie options for visitors to enjoy. From the Michelin-starred hotspots like Deanes Eipic, to local institutions like Mourne Seafood Bar, there’s something for every palate. And, of course, we know a thing or two about nightlife – just take a stroll through the bustling cobbled streets of the Cathedral Quarter and you’re guaranteed to find a watering hole to suit the most diverse tastes.
This city is one of Europe’s rising stars on the tourist scene. Visitor numbers are climbing year on year, and it’s no surprise with attractions like Titanic Belfast. The centrepiece of the blossoming Titanic Quarter, this stunning venue was voted the World’s Leading Tourist Attraction (World Travel Awards, 2016). It’s an unmissable immersive experience that tells the story of the world’s most iconic ship on the very spot it was built.
Belvoir Park Golf Club boasts a distinguished history, having hosted The Irish Open, The Irish PGA, and The Irish Amateur Close. This stunning championship parkland course covers 163 acres of mature woodland, and is one of several Northern Irish courses designed by the master of the art, Harry S. Colt.
If you have more time in the city, make sure you check out Knock, Rockmount, and Dunmurry Golf Clubs. Off the course, visit Crumlin Road Gaol for history, Victoria Square for shopping, and The Friend at Hand Whiskey Shop and Tour for a wee dram and a dander.
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