The Giant's Causeway is one of Northern Ireland’s best-known natural landscapes, and well worth the 80-minute drive from the hotel. Made up of thousands of interlocking basalt columns, ancient volcanic activity formed this dramatic coastal feature, but legend has it that the mythical Irish warrior Finn McCool built it as stepping stones. Clifftop walks offer stunning views of the rugged coastline.
The 16th-century clock tower and courtyard of Castle Ward, a 45-minute drive from the hotel, features as Winterfell, the castle of House Stark, in the epic Game of Thrones. Dress up in character costume, try your hand at archery, meet the real "direwolves" Thor and Odin, and relive your favourite scenes. Armed with a sword to defend yourself, hop on a bike and visit key filming locations.
Translink's Belfast Visitor Pass offers unlimited travel on public transport for a day as well as discounts to a variety of tourist attractions, shops and places to eat. At the Belfast Welcome Centre, just 15 minutes' drive from the hotel, you'll find plenty of tourist information and advice, maps and a souvenir shop. There are also currency exchange facilities and complimentary Wi-Fi.
Visit the award-winning Titanic Belfast, a 20-minute drive from the hotel. The famous RMS Titanic was built in Belfast's Harland and Wolff shipyard, where an exhibition centre now stands displaying a detailed 33-foot plan of the ocean liner. Nine interactive galleries take visitors through the Titanic's fascinating story. On Sundays, indulge in the opulent luxury of the Titanic Afternoon Tea.
No visit to Northern Ireland is truly complete without a taste of triple-distilled ten-year-old Bushmills whiskey. And what better place to savour it than at the source? Visit the Old Bushmills distillery, an hour's drive from the hotel, in nearby County Antrim. Guided tours take you through the works and end with a perfect dram of whiskey. Check out the gift shop for a great range of whiskeys.
1 Olympic Way, Queens Road, Titanic Qurater, Belfast, BT3 9EP
Titanic Belfast is the world's largest Titanic visitor experience, exploring the Titanic story in a fresh and insightful way. Make your way through the 9 interactive galleries of the Titanic Experience, explore the symbolism of our iconic building with The Discovery Tour, dine in Bistro 401 or browse for an exclusive gift in our Titanic Store. Walk the decks of the last remaining White Star vessel - SS Nomadic or immerse yourself in the Slipways as you uncover the true legend of Titanic.
53 -55 Crumlin Road, Belfast, BT14 6SP
Explore over 100 years of history at Belfast’s infamous prison. The Gaol Tour comprises of a qualified guide exploring the prison with your allocated tour group. The Tour will cover all aspects of the Gaol from the Tunnel linking the courthouse on the other side of the Crumlin Road to the Hanging Cell, the Historic Holding Cells, Governors Office, Centre Circle, C-Wing, Hospital and Graveyard.
Ballyskeagh Road, Lisburn, BT27 5TD
Drumbo Park greyhound stadium has a variety of event packages available, from race and dine options in their on-site restaurant, to VIP suite hire with panoramic views of the track and Champagne. The race track also hosts stag and hen evenings, corporate functions and fundraising events.
Antrim Road, Belfast, BT36 7PN
Belfast Zoological Gardens is home to more than 140 species of animal, many of which are in danger in their natural habitat. The zoo also carries out important conservation work and takes part in over 90 European and global collaborative breeding programmes which help to ensure the survival of many species under threat. As one of the oldest visitor attractions in Northern Ireland, many visitors have fond memories of visiting the gardens, which have been home to the animals since 1934.
Botanic Garden, Belfast, BT9 5AB
Come face to face with dinosaurs, meet an Egyptian Mummy and see modern masterpieces with a visit to the Ulster Museum. As Northern Ireland’s treasure house of the past and present, the museum is home to a rich collection of art, history and natural sciences and free to all visitors. From Ireland to the South Pacific, ancient relics to hands on activities, the museum offers something for everyone from the simply curious to the enthusiast.
One of Belfast's most iconic buildings, Belfast City Hall first opened its doors in August 1906 and is Belfast's civic building. It's located in Donegall Square, in the heart of Belfast city centre. Take a free public tour and discover it’s fascinating history.
The SSE formerly Odyssey Arena is a large sports and entertainment centre situated in Titanic Quarter and the Waterfront, Belfast.
Parliament Buildings, commonly known as Stormont because of its location in the Stormont Estate area of Belfast, is the seat of the Northern Ireland Assembly
Windsor Park is a football stadium in Belfast. It is the home ground of Linfield F.C. and the Northern Ireland national football team, and is also where the Irish Cup final is played.
Stylish, modern conference space, gallery and auditorium staging music, opera and comedy shows.