Nearly everybody has heard the tragic, true-life story of the Titanic, the huge, brand new British passenger ship that sank on her maiden voyage. Sailing from Southampton to New York on April the 15th 1912 she hit an enormous iceberg and sank quite quickly, unfortunately taking with her around 1,500 of the 2,224 passengers and crew. Not many people, however, are aware that the Titanic’s birthplace was Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland. The old dockyard in Belfast has been painstakingly restored and is now known as the Titanic quarter. If you are lucky enough to visit this fascinating area of the country you could visit the aluminium-clad museum called the Titanic Belfast, and see the Harland and Wolff’s offices, where they draw up the plans for the ship.
If you want to visit Belfast, the quickest way to get there is to fly and with flights from Birmingham costing as little as around £53 one way you could be on a plane as soon as your bag is packed. To search for a cheap flight deal, why not check out Google on your mobile phone or laptop. The best deals will be near the top of your search list, because of professional companies like SEO Agency Belfast http://www.rycomarketing.co.uk/digital-marketing-belfast/seo-belfast/ . Once safely arrived in Belfast there are many exciting places and attractions to visit. Alive with entertainment and filled with cultural interests and historical landmarks you will never be bored there.
Why not enjoy a free visit to Belfast Castle, which is situated in Cave Hill Country Park, with a prominent position affording spectacular views across the city? With the original plans for the castle drawn up by John Lanyon a well-respected architect of the time and finished in 1870 at a much higher cost than the original £11,000 set aside by the Marquis of Donegall who owned the land at the time. With plenty of colourful festivals to enjoy the sights and sounds of the music of Belfast, alongside vibrant markets to experience and taste a wide variety of food and drink or why not captivate your sense of smell with a visit to the beautiful Botanic gardens. Whatever you decide to do on your visit to Belfast you certainly won’t be disappointed with your stay.