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Historical and Political tour of Belfast

When booking please note the total cost will always be the same value no matter the size of the party booking.


You be travelling in a comfortable 16 seater Mercedes sprinter mini coach.


Belfast meaning “mouth of the sand-bank ford”, is the capital and largest city of Northern Ireland, standing on the banks of the River Lagan on the east coast of Northern Ireland. It is the 12th-largest city in the UK and the second largest on the island of Ireland. It has roughly a population of 311 ,152 as of 2019. Belfast suffered greatly in the Troubles. In the 1970s and 1980s it was reported to be one of the world’s most dangerous cities, with a homicide rate around 31 per 100,000. But that has all changed now.

By the early 19th century, Belfast became a major port. It played a key role in the Industrial Revolution, becoming the biggest linen-producer in the world, earning it the nickname “Linenopolis”. By the time it was granted city status in 1888, it was a major centre of Irish linen production, tobacco-processing and rope making. Shipbuilding was also a key industry; the Harland and Wolff shipyard, which built the RMS Titanic, was the world’s biggest shipyard. Belfast as of 2019 has a major aerospace and missiles industry. Industrialisation, and the inward migration it brought, made Belfast Northern Ireland’s biggest city and it became the capital of Northern Ireland following the Partition of Ireland in 1922. Its status as a global industrial centre ended in the decades after the Second World War of 1939–1945.

This tour can leave from Derry or begin from the City Centre in Belfast, where your tour guide will meet you. This tour is a Belfast walking tour of the city centre but can contain a private bus journey to Belfast for those travelling from Derry for the tour. Schools, universities, groups and tourists alike have enjoyed this very tour. Belfast tours can take 1.5 – 7 hours depending on what you would like to see. Our qualified tour guides will take you through the scenery in a timely manner spending time looking at key points of attraction like:

  1. Falls Road Murals and Memorial Garden
  2. The Peace Wall
  3. Shankill Road Murals and Memorial Garden
  4. Crumlin Road Gaol and Court House
  5. Cathedral Quarter
  6. St. Anne’s Cathedral
  7. Belfast City Hall
  8. Queens University
  9. Titanic Exhibition Centre
  10. Stormont Parliament Buildings

Options (although not essential):

  1.  Crumlin Road Goal Official Tour
  2. Titanic Exhibition Centre Official Tour
  3. Belfast City Hall Official Tour
  4.  Ulster Museum Official Tour
  5. Belfast Castle Official Tour








What to bring

  1. Camera
  2. Umbrella
  3. Appropriate Clothing
  4. Comfortable Shoes

Itinerary

Our qualified tour guides will take you through the scenery in a timely manner spending time looking at key points of attraction like:

  1. Falls Road Murals and Memorial Garden
  2. The Peace Wall
  3. Shankill Road Murals and Memorial Garden
  4. Crumlin Road Gaol and Court House
  5. Cathedral Quarter
  6. St. Anne’s Cathedral
  7. Belfast City Hall
  8. Queens University
  9. Titanic Exhibition Centre
  10. Stormont Parliament Buildings

Options (although not essential):

  1.  Crumlin Road Goal Official Tour
  2. Titanic Exhibition Centre Official Tour
  3. Belfast City Hall Official Tour
  4.  Ulster Museum Official Tour
  5. Belfast Castle Official Tour


Group discount available


£459 per person
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Cancellations

Refunds are done on a case by case basis

Due to the nature of the business if a booking is made and Tours of Derry have paid/made arrangements with guides and coach companies then no refund will be given. Each cancellation will be reviewed on a case by case basis so please enquire and I shall do my best to accommodate a refund if no other parties have been booked/paid.


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Where we'll meet

Bus drop off point on Donegall Square West Belfast City Hall Donegall Square Belfast

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