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“There is a castle in Belfast!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Belfast Castle

Belfast Castle
Antrim Rd, Belfast BT15 5GR, Northern Ireland
44 028 9077 6925
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$1,227*
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Ranked #22 of 197 things to do in Belfast
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Owner description: Majestic castle dating back to 1870.
Bray, Ireland
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13 reviews
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“There is a castle in Belfast!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Every time I am in Belfast, I visit Belfast Castle. It’s quite a long drive from the city centre (15-20min) and it’s not very easy to find, but it is worth it! Especially on the sunny day! Most of the city of Belfast and the bay are on the palm of your hand!
Built in 1870 by the Third Marquis of Donegal, this flamboyant building is situated on the outskirts of Belfast, in Cave Hill Country Park. Don’t hesitate to ask locals for the directions, they ARE friendly!
By the way, if you are there at Christmas period, enjoy an enchanted tour of the Castle.
Tickets available at Belfast Castle reception £3 per person includes tour and refreshments. Booking is essential, group bookings may be taken with a maximum of ten people per group. But there are only few dates available, so check at the reception first: 028 9077 6925.
P.S. Ask about the white cat. There are nine of them in the gardens!

Visited October 2012
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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“views!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

pretty castle built in the Scottish style. Pleasant hour wandering round the public rooms and garden. Fabulous back-drop for a wedding. Nice cafe/bar

Visited October 2012
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bangor
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“worth a visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

stunning views of belfast. historic building originally family home of chichester family. lovely setting for weddings. historic display.

Visited June 2012
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Same old, same old.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

What looks like a great venue doesn't really stack up. If you actually want to tour the castle itself it falls short of other similar venues in Ireland

Visited March 2012
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craigavon
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“wedding”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

went to a wedding july 2011, wonderful day food was excellent, room looked beautiful,even the gardens were outstanding

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