Visit the Northern Irish City of Belfast
With a population of just under 300,000 residents, the capital city of Northern Ireland is a favourite weekend getaway holiday. The city is full of history and character and whether you are travelling alone, as a couple or as a family, you will have lots of activities to keep you busy. Whether it be countryside or cityscape, holiday accommodation in Belfast has something for all tastes.
Holiday Apartments Belfast – Visit one of Belfast's many Cultural Quarters
There are four cultural quarters to the city that are well worth checking out whilst staying in a Belfast holiday apartment. In the most Southern Quarter, better known as the Queens Quarter, you can should plan a visit to the Botanic Gardens; perfect during the summer and for having a picnic! As this quarter is named after the Queen’s University also found in Belfast, the architecture of the Lanyon building is well worth seeing. Cathedral Quarter is in the East and South of Belfast. Here you can find St. Annes Cathedral and the Grand Opera House, as well as a variety of arts and culture places to visit, for example, the The Safehouse Arts Gallery, Community Visual Images and Northern Visions TV. The Gaetacht Quarter has strong educational ties and two sites to see here are the Conway Mill and the Feile an Phobail. Lastly, the Titanic Quarter can be found in the North, at the Belfast Harbour, here is where the world famous RMS Titanic was built, 2 years prior to its sinking during its maiden voyage from the English city of Southampton, to New York City. Great night-life including a wide selection of pubs, bars and clubs can also be found scattered in many of the quarters and there is something here to suit everyone whilst staying in a Belfast holiday apartment.
Belfast holiday apartments – make the most of your holiday
For those keen hikers, there are a variety of hills to climb such as the Divis Mountain and Cavehill, which is where you can find the Belfast Castle, but the tallest is the Black Mountain. With a height of 1,275 feet, once at the top you get a fantastic view of the city which stretches way into the distance to the coastline. If you enjoy your stay in Belfast holiday accommodation, then you will also enjoy a weekend getaway in other Northern Irish cities such as Londonderry, or Bangor.