Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland, and its surrounding countryside, have much to offer visitors. Its friendly, welcoming people; its visitor attractions and superb retail centre; its lively nightlife and great music venues, combine to make your visit truly memorable. When you are new to a city, a good way to get your bearings and to discover the major points of interest, is to take a hop-on hop-off bus tour. The driver gives an informative as well as entertaining commentary, with extra snippets of information that may not be found in guide books.
Walking tours of the city are also available. Major attractions include the City Hall in Donegal Square; the Stormont Parliament Building; the Titanic Visitor Centre; Lush Park and the Botanic Gardens; Belfast Castle in Cavehill Country Park; Hillsborough Castle and Gardens; the Grand Opera House and the Lyric Theatre. Beyond the city you can take a cruise on Loch Erne; enjoy a round of golf at what is said to be one of the best courses outside the USA, the Royal County Down Golf Club; visit the Todd's Leap Activity Centre in Dungannon and try your hand at off road driving, body zorbing, free fall in the drop zone, zip lining, paintballing and much more. Fans of Game of Thrones would enjoy a coach tour to the various film locations surrounding Belfast. The McComb's tour includes a visit to the Giant's Causeway.
Belfast has a range of good quality accommodation both within the city and in the surrounding area. With hotels, apartments, guest houses and B&Bs, there is a wide choice with tariffs to suit most budgets. Whether you want a luxury break or a low cost weekend, you'll find accommodation to satisfy your requirements. When it comes to eating, there are restaurants serving cuisine from around the world. From cordon bleu to the humble pizza and burger, there are choices catering for all tastes and pockets. If you are looking for a party atmosphere, there are plenty of lively pubs with live music. Belfast has a good shopping centre as well as the St.George Street Victorian covered market. Friday is the general market day and there is also a craft and food market on Saturday and Sunday.
Having decided to visit Belfast, you'll want to find good accommodation at reasonable cost. Cheeky Trip is a price comparison with access to offers from more than three dozen providers, all of whom are competing for your booking. As you'd expect, bargains abound and there are great savings to be made. It only takes a couple of minutes of your time. Just enter your dates and within a matter of moments, we'll show you the accommodation that costs the least. All you need do is ring the number and make your booking. Please be aware that offers change daily, so if you wish to avoid disappointment, make that call without delay.