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Belfast Castle

Antrim Road, Belfast BT15 5GR, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9077 6925
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Majestic castle dating back to 1870.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“wedding venue” (16 reviews)
“scones” (30 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Antrim Road, Belfast BT15 5GR, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9077 6925
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is off beating path but a must see. One of best castles in Ireland/Northern Ireland. Free admission and grounds are kept up nicely while staff is pleasant. Great views of Belfast from hill.

Thank Philip S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although a cold and overcast day we decided to take a look. Really is a magnificent building and beautifully restored. The grounds are beautiful and on a fine day a lovely spot to take a picnic. You could wander as far as you like for...More

Thank Terence K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had our wedding ceremony at Belfast City Hall in September and went up to Belfast Castle for photos and a lovely champagne tea. Lovely sandwiches and cakes and the staff could not have been more helpful. Despite the rain, we managed to get some...More

Thank 1001JAB
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a lovely place to visit the castle and grounds are well kept and lovely to look around. Was a little disappointing on the day as I couldn't look around inside as they had two weddings going on but despite that I still enjoyed...More

1  Thank JaneGoddard
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are some interesting things to see in the building and gardens especially look out for the cats!

Thank John B
Reviewed 1 week ago

meal at belfast castle was exquisite !! starter was chicken bon bons, main was roast beef with truffle mash and veg. I dont think I have had such a delicious meal in a very long time. A wee bit disappointed with pavlova as i like...More

Thank shazr1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I came to Belfast on a cruise ship. We decided to take a City Tour including Belfast Castle that sits just outside Belfast in the Cave Hill Country Park. The castles completed in 1870 and was lived in and used for many...More

Thank sentellr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found the castle and gardens difficult to find, as we made our way through residential streets, but upon arrival, the location was lovely - miles of greenery, very peaceful and idyllic. We didn’t spend too long there, as there wasn’t too much to see...More

Thank Lucy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The castle was partially open because of weddings. So we could only see the basement. The outside of the catle looks like a castle but the inside is a hotel/wedding location...much modernized. Gardens are beautiful and give a beautiful view over Belfast. Visit to the...More

Thank vullie2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely little castle to visit although its not somewhere you could spend all day, gardens are immaculate too.

Thank Michelle S
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8 July 2017|
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Response from trojanlord | Reviewed this property |
Hey there, went this March. The castle is free not a great deal to do there but the outside gardens are pretty lush. You can climb/hike around the uphill trails (various ones for different views and fitness levels! Haha. You... More
8 July 2017|
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Response from Clockworksausage | Reviewed this property |
the castle and grounds are free but the castle is limited to bar and restaurant. There is a small shop with unusual gifts. The view from top is amazing
28 July 2015|
Response from Alastair W | Reviewed this property |
It is a bit awkward to get to.located just off the road to Carrickfergus up the hill overlooking the Lough. I followed sat nav