Tourism guidesThe following guides have been produced by the Belfast Visitor and Convention Bureau. For more information, visit www.gotobelfast.com
Belfast Visitor Guide 2013 (PDF - 7MB)
This guide covers many of the exciting events taking place in Belfast during 2013. It also gives you ideas on what to do in Belfast, as well as restaurants to eat in and accommodation to stay in.
About Belfast Guide
This guide tells you what's happening in Belfast during 2013. From fantastic events and buzzing festivals to arts and live on-screen action, there's something for everyone!
Titanic Guide (PDF - 4MB)
This guide tells you about the story of Titanic, as well as the various maritime and Titanic attractions available in Belfast. It also list Titanic tours and trails.
We have produced a range of Belfast guides which cover visitor attractions, festivals, culture and art, wildlife, family history, famous buildings and factories, hotels, shops, restaurants, bars and clubs.
Antiques and Auctions of Belfast Guide
This guide covers furniture, Belleek china, glass, jewellery, silverware, Titanic memorabilia, antiques shops, antique fairs, antiquarian booksellers, second-hand booksellers, markets, car boot sales and auction houses.
Belfast on a Budget Guide
Our Belfast on a Budget Guide will help you to enjoy Belfast without stretching your budget, whether it's getting around, finding good value accommodation, sightseeing, enjoying our thriving arts, culture and entertainment scenes, shopping eating or drinking.
Belfast Shopping Guide
This guide highlights Belfast's fantastic shopping scene, with an overview of speciality shops, luxury brands, designer boutiques and markets.
Belfast Art Guide
This guide will help people who are interested in exploring the wide variety of visual art Belfast, from the largest public galleries to small privately run spaces and through streets where public art is transforming the landscape.
Belfast Literary Guide
The guide will help you as you journey through the literary city of Belfast, from the splendour of Belfast City Hall and Writer's Square to back alleys and quiet suburban streets across the city where the finest of our writers lived, walked and worked. Writers include Seamus Heaney, Michael Longley, Brian Moore, John Keats and Sinead Morrissey.
Belfast Restaurant Guide
This guide brings together some of the finest restaurants and eateries from across the city in addition to highlighting cafés and bars serving good food.
Cathedral Quarter Guide
The Cathedral Quarter was the birthplace of the city and has some of the oldest streets in Belfast such as Waring Street, Skipper Street and High Street. We produced a booklet in May 2008 which covers some of the more interesting buildings and streets in the Cathedral Quarter, as well as the architects who designed them.
Family History Guide
During the last three centuries, hundreds of thousands of people left Northern Ireland to seek new lives around the world. This guide provides information on how to trace your family history in Belfast and the rest of Northern Ireland and lists useful organisations.
Hard Hat Guide
If you have ever passed an interesting looking building or factory and wondered just what went on inside, then Hard Hat tours are for you. This unique series of fascinating tours opens up some of Belfast's most iconic buildings and interesting places of work, many for the first time, so you can get a glimpse behind the scenes.
My Belfast Guide
The best way to get to know a city is through a little local knowledge. So, we asked a selection of well-known people, with strong connections to Belfast, to reveal what makes the city special to them. These include Dame Mary Peters, Katie Melua, James Galway, Kenneth Branagh, Simon Callow, Nick Ross, Zoe Salmon and Stephen Nolan.
This guide provides five different wildlife routes around Belfast where you can enjoy the huge variety of beautiful parkland, forest parks and woodland, nature reserves and meadows. Belfast has a huge range of wildlife including birds, butterflies, badgers, foxes, squirrels and rare species.
Alternate formatsIf you require any of these documents in an alternate format, please contact:
Tourism, Culture and Arts Unit
Belfast City Council
Cecil Ward Building
4-10 Linenhall Street
Telephone: 028 9032 0202