Queen’s Quarter



Queen's Quarter

Explore the academic heartbeat of Belfast in this walking tour of Queen’s Quarter. Belfast is home to two world-class universities, set in one of the most beautiful areas in the city.

See architectural jewels

Our tour begins at Queen’s University’s Lanyon Building – named after the renowned architect Sir Charles Lanyon who completed the build in 1849. It was modelled on Magdalen College, Oxford. Today, the building is a destination for students and tourists alike.

Explore Belfast’s first conservation area

After you’ve trawled the leafy avenues and soaked up the superb old buildings, you’ll see why Queen’s Quarter is a protected conservation area.

Wander through the Botanical gardens

The gardens are a popular hang-out for city dwellers and students, a moment of tranquillity from the bustling city. The Palm House is a magnificent feat of Victorian engineering, the newly restored Tropical Ravine is a green oasis in the middle of the bustling city.

Learn more of Belfast’s story

Queen’s Quarter plays a prominent part in Belfast’s history. Join our tour to hear more stories, legends and history of our great wee city.
QUB Lanyon Building
Methodist College
Elmwood Hall
Queens Film Theatre
Union Theological College
Friars Bush Graveyard & more


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1 - 4 people £120
4 - 6 people £150
6 - 12 people £180
12+ people £225
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