After recently experiencing the hottest day in thirty years, it looks like the heat is set to stay. With such great weather and a calendar filled with events to look forward to, Belfast is the perfect destination for your Summer City Escape!
No matter what your interest is – Titanic heritage, political history, food, music or even Game of Thrones, Belfast is action packed with quirky things to do and see. If you’re short on time or want to get a general overview of everything Belfast has to offer, then we recommend hopping on to a Belfast City Tour Bus or let our concierge team arrange a private taxi tour to see the city in style.
If you are feeling cultured and want to enjoy this stunning sunshine, the Street Art Tour
is the walk for you! Belfast has become a place where street art has flourished, and the art tour has been devised by local artists, keen to show you Belfast’s art scene in a 90-minute walk. Sticking to the walking tours, explore all the Cathedral Quarter with the Traditional Music Trail
where you will be treated to performances of traditional tunes and stories.
With July, Belfast’s annual Pride celebrations
arrive in the city! The ten-day festival is the largest of its kind in Ireland and is packed with film viewings, music and drama, finishing up with a parade and city-wide party that has to be experienced to fully appreciate!
If you want to bring the kids now is the perfect time to do it! The Grand Opera House
, one of Belfast’s most iconic landmarks, host an annual summer youth production in the form of the most loved musicals of all time,
. Showing from 26th – 29th July. The Wizard of Oz
Another iconic location that the kids will love are the Belfast Zoological Gardens
! With home to over 130 species, the whole family will enjoy seeing these animals in their unique home on Cave Hill. You can even book a feeding experience with the Giraffes in advance and make the trip truly special!
After all that galivanting, you are going to need to recharge your batteries and Titanic Hotel Belfast
is just perfect to unwind and relax before doing it all again. Maiden Summer
is the ideal package for the traveler looking for a mid-week city jaunt, with an overnight stay in one of our luxurious guestrooms, a two-course meal in the breathtaking Drawing Office Two and a Titanic-sized breakfast all from £139.
You’ve seen it yourself; there is so much happening in the city this month that the only acceptable excuse not to come would be not being able to pick among all the events and activities available! So, what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and come live your best life in Belfast this July!