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If you have an hour or so to spare it is very worth a visit. The walled graveyard is very... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2018
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Ancient yet so fresh. A stunning historical delicacy with overtones of moss and times gone by... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2017
Eoghan M
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Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

You can see Friar's Bush graveyard from Ulster Museum. Seeing it was unexpected and a bit of a shock. I found the history really fascinating. I also see you can visit it for free, which is definitely worth doing if you have relatives from Belfast....More

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Reviewed June 4, 2018

If you have an hour or so to spare it is very worth a visit. The walled graveyard is very atmospheric and the descriptions of the families on the tombstones is sometimes very moving.

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Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

Ancient yet so fresh. A stunning historical delicacy with overtones of moss and times gone by. Please visit xx

1  Thank Eoghan M
Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

I've wanted to visit for ages and it was certainly worth the wait! Full of atmosphere and history. Our guide from the Council, Adrienne, was superb!! She has so much knowledge and is more than happy to share it. Lots of very interesting gravestones and...More

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Reviewed August 16, 2017

Arranged with Belfast City Council for a largish group to visit this amazing little gem hidden away. This is probably the oldest Christian burial site in Northern Ireland and as a result the headstones are very old and the ground is uneven, but what a...More

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Reviewed March 23, 2017

Be certain to schedule a visit to this little cemetery. The story it tells of the history of Belfast and indeed Northern Ireland is incredible. A little peaceful oasis, too.

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Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

I booked a visit with a member of Belfast City Council guides. It lasted just over an hour. The ground is uneven so it really isn't suitable for wheelchairs or for people with walking difficulties. It is small but has a very interesting history and...More

1  Thank Ella P
Reviewed September 11, 2016

Firstly our tour guide Adrienne was excellent and very witty and knowledgeable. Friar's Bush is tucked away just off the Stranmillis Road in South Belfast near Queen's University. Highly recommended if you are visiting ( or not ) Belfast and want to know about some...More

1  Thank Anthony Q
Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Like something out of a macabre horror movie complete with ancient slopping headstones, hawthorn trees and spooky atmosphere, Friar's Bush Graveyard is a perfect Tim Burton style dream. I had the chance to visit with a few friends for a guided lunchtime tour on Tuesday...More

2  Thank CiaraSlevin
Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I did the Halloween Tour of the Friars Bush. Spooky at night, especially when you know that this was where lots of cholera victims were laid to rest. Also the inventor of Belfast Bap Barney Hughes rests here.

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