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Belfast Castle

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Address: Antrim Road, Belfast BT15 5GR, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 44 028 9077 6925
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Majestic castle dating back to 1870.

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Lovely Gardens - best on a sunny day

I'd say it was worth venturing along Antrim Road to Belfast Castle if you have half an hour spare on a sunny day. The views across the city are majestic (particularly the Titanic... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Richard P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The building is beautiful and the views are wonderful. One of the best attractions of Belfast, and it is totally free.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I'd say it was worth venturing along Antrim Road to Belfast Castle if you have half an hour spare on a sunny day. The views across the city are majestic (particularly the Titanic Quarter/H&W site) and the gardens wonderfully maintained and beautiful. Not too much to see inside where it appears to be used more as a wedding/corporate venue but... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An amazing place to visit, grounds beautiful and you can also look round inside of the castle, the views from the castle are great, looking over Belfast lough

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Thank GrahamCleveleys
Coventry, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited the Castle while we were in Ireland, Grounds are lovely ,well kept gardens fountain was lovely and clean, coffee shop is good, also the small gift shop was nice but the best thing is entrance to this attraction is free

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Thank Gwen W
Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful building and gardens. My parents and relatives have had their wedding reception in this building and it was fascinating viewing it again

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Thank Fia50
Macungie, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have visited Belfast Castle several times simply to walk the gardens or have a drink. The views of Belfast are fantastic and the building itself is beautiful. Don't forget to look for the cats.

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Thank TimPickel
Newtownabbey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fantastic place for a wedding. The gardens are immaculate, perfect for photos with views stretching over belfast lough. Conor the manager was amazing. Everything we requested was carried out to perfection. The evening meal of roast beef was excellent, as was the late buffet. The staff were all great, nothing was too much trouble for any of them.... More 

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Thank 827edith
Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the cellar restaurant at the castle recently, we were given a meal voucher as an anniversary present. The castle is set in a stunning location, with panoramic views over the city and Belfast Lough. I was shocked when I enquired to book a table mid week and was told last orders was at 1930, unusual in a premier... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having taken a walk up the cave hill, we took a refreshment stop in the Castle. It was just what the doctor ordered. We had tea and a lovely big hot scone, covered in butter. I reckon I had earned it for the effort of climbing the hill for the breath taking views from the top. The staff in the... More 

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Bideford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An amazing spot for lunch on a sunny days. Views over the whole of Belfast from the stunning gardens. Lunch was very good, reasonably priced and enjoyed the best pint of Guinness in my stay in Ireland. Staff are very good, attentive and are a real credit to the location. Parking available and if a sunny day cannot imagine a... More 

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