Belfast, Northern Ireland
About the Port
Belfast; the city that inspired The Chronicles of Narnia and Gullivers Travels has a unique charm. Once home to the Irish linen industry, tobacco production, rope making and the world famous Harland and Wolff ship builders, the small city of Belfast, famous as the city that build the Titanic, has a unique and diverse history.
With attractions to suit every taste - from shopping and tours to world-class dining and entertainment, arts and history to heritage, with plenty of family friendly days out.
As the largest cruise port in Northern Ireland, over 100,000 cruise passengers travel through the port each year. With origins dating back to 1613, the port is one of the country's busiest. Just a five minute drive from the city centre, the port is approximately 2 hours drive or less from most of Northern Ireland's cities. The port is around 30 minutes from the airport by road, with strong rail and bus connections throughout.
Destinations within Driving Distance
Visit one of the easily accessible destinations within an hour of Belfast. From Bangor Castle and walled Gardens to Bangor Abbey, Bangor offers a blend of history, natural beauty and family fun.
- Bangor (50 minutes - 1 hours 10 minutes by car, bus or train)
For destinations over an hour away, try Derry/ Londonderry or Dublin. Londonderry, the UK's City of Culture 2013, offers a mixture of the ancient and contemporary. One of Europe's best preserved walled settlements, the city is filled with historically important sites; from Saint Columb's Cathedral to Saint Eugene's Roman Catholic Cathedral, dating back to 1873, with attractions such as The Craft Village showing visitors what the city would have been like during the 18th and 19th centuries.
- Derry / Londonderry (1 hour 20 - 1 hour 55 minutes by car, bus or train)
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- Harbour Office Corporation Square Belfast Northern Ireland United Kingdom BT1 3AL