Radisson Blu Hotel, Belfast

BELFAST CASTLE AND BELFAST ZOO


ENJOY A FUN FAMILY TRIP

Standing 400 feet above sea-level at Cavehill Country Park, Belfast Castle is one of Belfast’s most treasured buildings and offers some of the best views of the city. Close by, you’ll find Belfast Zoo a 6-minute drive away where you can see more than 1000 animals. These family fun excursions are just a 25-minute drive from Radisson Blu Hotel, Belfast.

Explore the arts, culture and history of Belfast
Visit Belfast Castle and experience a great example of Scottish baronial architectural style, a highly fashionable style that found its way to 19th century Ireland. The castle’s interiors have been restored with authentic period features to match its impressive exterior.

  • Wander the extensive estate
  • Take a break and dine at wonderful Cellar Restaurant
  • Enjoy live music at the Castle Tavern
  • Kids age 3-14 can let loose at the Cave Hill Adventurous Playground
Plan your visit to Belfast Castle

Opening hours:

Cave Hill Visitor Centre
  • 09:00 – 17:30 (Sunday)
  • 09:00 – 18:00 (Monday)
  • 09:00 – 22:00 (Tuesday – Saturday)
Cellar Restaurant
  • 11:30 – 17:30 (Sunday & Monday)
  • 11:30 – 21:00 (Tuesday – Saturday)
Castle Tavern
  • 09:30 – 17:30 (Sunday & Monday)
  • 09:30 – 21:00 (Tuesday – Saturday)

What to see and do at Belfast Zoo
Head over to Belfast Zoo and visit 130 different species, most of which are endangered in the wild today. Learn more about the animals by attending scheduled talks or watching a feeding.
  • The Adventurers’ Learning Centre is a fun activity for the whole family 
  • Grab a bite at the Lion’s Den Restaurant or the Treetop Tearoom
  • Bring your own lunch to enjoy at one of the picnic areas with views of Belfast
  • Children will be eager to find a perfect souvenir in the Zoo’s Zoovenir shop
  • Visit the Photography base camp in the visitor’s Centre – charges apply

Plan your visit to Belfast Zoo

Opening hours:

Winter (1 October – 31 March)
  • 10:00 – 16:00 daily
Summer (1 April – 30 September)
  • 10:00 – 17:00 daily
Admission fee:
  • Adults: £12.50 (£13 with standard donation)
  • Children under 4: FREE
  • Children (4 – 16): 6.25 (£6.50 with standard donation)
  • Students & Seniors: £6.25 (£6.50 with standard donation)