10 Things to do in Belfast for £10 and Under

January 2, 2017

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Sarah S

Belfast has earned a reputation as a top city destination packed with history, culture, exciting events, great food and super shopping.

Even better, you don’t have to break the bank to have a great time in the capital city as we’ve put together a list of things to do in Belfast for £10 and under.

Things to do in Belfast for free

Crumlin Road Gaol

Crumlin Road Gaol is one of Belfast’s most historic buildings dating back to the nineteenth century.

Visitors can explore first-hand the building’s colourful past and gain a unique and memorable insight of the daily lives and routines of both prisoners and prison officers.

Opening Hours: Open 7 Days a Week

Price: Adult – £9, Child – £6.50
Crumlin Road Gaol Tour

Image Courtesy of Crumlin Road Gaol

Titanic Boat Tour

Find out all about the world famous ship with the Lagan Boat Company on a Public Guided Titanic Boat Tour around Belfast Harbour.

During the tour visitors will be shown original photos of the shipyard and Belfast offering a real insider view into its historic past.

Opening Hours: Open 7 Days a Week

Price: Adult – £10, Child – £6

Titanic Tours at Lagan Boat Company

Titanic Dock & Pump House Tour

The Titanic Dock and Pump House was once the beating heart of Harland & Wolff’s operation during the construction of the great White Star Liners: Britannic, Olympic and RMS Titanic.  Discover Titanic’s last physical footprint in history and walk along the world famous Thompson Dock with a self-guided tour.

Opening Hours: Open 7 Days a Week

Price: Adult – £5, Child – £3.50


Titanic's Dock and Pump House

SS Nomadic and *HMS Caroline

Step aboard and experience over 100 years of authentic maritime and social history with a visit to the SS Nomadic and HMS Caroline.

The last remaining White Star Line Ship in the world, the SS Nomadic is restored to her former glory and housed in Belfast’s historic Hamilton Dock. A short distance away at Alexandra Dock – located beside Titanic Pump House – is HMS Caroline, a unique survivor from the Battle of Jutland.

Opening Hours: Open 7 Days a Week

Price (SS Nomadic): Adult – £8.50, Child- £5

*HMS Caroline is currently closed for refurbishment until Spring 2017

SS Nomadic HMS Caroline

St Anne’s Cathedral

Found within Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter, St. Anne’s Cathedral is a fine example of a Romanesque building. With its five large pillars each side of the central nave and half pillars in the walls at either end, the cathedral also boasts beautiful stained glass windows and mosaics on two ceilings.

Visitors can explore the cathedral’s fascinating history on a self-guided audio tour.

Opening Hours: Open all Year Round for Worship and Services

Price: Adult: £5. Children under 16, free with full paying adult.

The MAC Belfast

Located in the heart of Belfast, the MAC is one of Europe’s leading art centres. The venue houses three art galleries, two theatres, a bar/restaurant, family room and multiple rehearsal and office spaces.

Designed by architects Hackett Hall McKnight, the MAC has won numerous building awards including a RIBA National Award.

Opening Hours: Open 7 Days a Week

Price: Free (Some exhibitions and shows may entail a small charge)

The MAC Belfast

Ulster Museum

As Northern Ireland’s treasure house of past and present, the Ulster Museum is home to a rich collection of art, history and natural sciences. Come face to face with dinosaurs, meet an Egyptian Mummy or explore legends of yesteryear.

Opening Hours: Open all year round, Tuesday to Sunday.

Price: Free

Ulster Museum Belfast

Belfast Parks

Pack a picnic and head off to one of Belfast’s many parks and open spaces. Explore the Victorian heritage at the beautiful Botanic Gardens (Tropical Ravine is currently closed) or come face-to-face with the Gruffalo on a walking trail at Colin Glen Forest Park.

Open all year round, Belfast’s parks are the perfect way to explore the great outdoors.

Opening Hours: Open 7 Days a Week

Price: Free

Botanic Gardens Belfast

Linen Hall Library

A truly unique institution, Linen Hall Libraryfounded in 1788, is the oldest library in Belfast and the last subscribing library in Ireland.

Renowned for its Irish and local studies collections, it houses 250,000 items in the Northern Ireland Political Collection, the definitive archive of the recent troubles.

Opening Hours: Monday – Saturday

Price: Free

Linenhall Library Belfast

Belfast City Hall Tour

Visit the iconic City Hall and relax on the lawn, refresh at the coffee shop, visit the Titanic Memorial Garden or take a guided tour of this beautiful and ornate building.

Opening Hours: Tours operate 7 days a week (excluding bank / public holidays)

Price: Free

Belfast City Hall Night

Make a break of it

With so much more to see and do, why not make a break of it and explore Belfast City on a short break? Visit discovernorthernireland.com for great offers and inspiration on where to stay.

 

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