“St George’s Market is the oldest surviving covered market on the island of Ireland. The stunning building with its elegant Victorian red-brick and green wrought-iron gates hosts a bustling weekend market that is one of my favorite weekend haunts.” — Alana Henderson
“Cave Hill is my favorite place to escape the city and get some inspiration and perspective! It has an amazing panoramic view of Belfast, including the famous H&W cranes Samson & Goliath and the docks where the Titanic was built. Cave Hill was the inspiration for Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels. Swift thought that it resembled a sleeping giant safeguarding the city.” — Alana Henderson
Public garden established in 1928. It is home to a large variety of exotic plants and trees, and hosts various cultural events on location.
“Lagan Meadows, a nature reserve, is mere minutes from the city center and you’ll see protected bird species and cows grazing along the riverside.” — Alana Henderson
“I love open water. It terrifies me and centers me all at once. It’s Ireland at its most postcard perfect.”-Ciaran Lavery
“Feels like standing on the edge of the world.”-Ciaran Lavery
“Quite literally the edge of the island.”-Ciaran Lavery