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Parliament Buildings

Upper Newtownards Road | Stormont Estate, Belfast BT4 3XX, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9052 1802
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Upper Newtownards Road | Stormont Estate, Belfast BT4 3XX, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The grounds of the parliament building are lovely, especially in the sunny weather. It is easily accessible, and the open top bus tours stop by regularly. It is a lovely place for a walk around the grounds. Would recommend a visit here.

1  Thank Rachael S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A pleasant visit to the striking building of Stormont and the surrounding grounds. So soon after my visit to Belfast Zoo and my dismay at the unsuitability of its location it occurs to me that this largely redundant edifice and surrounds will make a much...More

1  Thank timeagain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go here to Stormont for a good walk every once in a while, the building looks great and the land in front of it is always well kept. The statue just in front of the building is also very fine looking. Went here for a...More

1  Thank Ryan M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Also known as Stormont Estate, the Parliament of Northern Ireland is a bit off the beaten path. It cost about 8 pounds by taxi from Belfast Central train station. They also don't have taxi queues, so one would have to be called when it's time...More

1  Thank JoeBenevides
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took this free 90 minute tour with a very knowledgable guide, there were a large number of Americans, some Canadians, a couple of Irish and a few English visitors and the tour was biased to include these nationalities. The tour starts in the great...More

1  Thank Simon K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I probably would have given this 5 stars if we were allowed inside the building. Maybe that is a separate tour because we did the bus tour?? Anywho, it was still a nice visit and when you pull in to the complex you see the...More

1  Thank Puddles6580
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such an imposing building. Regular tours, with very informative guides Well worth a visit Nice coffee shop

Thank BeaconsfieldMaura
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited very briefly during a bus tour. Unfortunately didn't have time to stop off and explore. The buildings are stunning and imposing. Sitting in a prominent position overlooking the city, the grounds are wonderful and well worth visiting for a stroll. A must see historic...More

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We heard about the free Tuesday tours via the knowledgable guide on the HOHO bus - 11 am & 2pm - This was a great tour - Micky 'Onion' was fantastic - so knowledgable and just the right guy for the job - fab sense...More

2  Thank lizzieleg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visitors might not be aware that our Parliament Buildings are a public park. If you are driving, park at the rear gate in Massey Avenue or the front gate on the Upper Newtownards Road. Either side of the gates, the trails start. At the front...More

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Eibhlin H
Who originally owned the castle and grounds
13 January 2017|
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Response from gottaluvflying | Reviewed this property |
Sorry..I meant to add that Rev John Cleland and his family emigrated in 1893 and the newly formed Northern Ireland Parliament purchased the building and all 235 acres for what seems the bargain price of £21,000! The Cleland... More
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amyw00ten
Is it open on Sundays? If not, what other attraction would you recommend? We have one day and are planning on going to St. George's Mkt and to see the Peace Wall.
7 August 2016|
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Response from BrenHen70 | Reviewed this property |
Titanic museum if you can squeeze it in.
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Hazi-Hammenuhoth
How long does an average tour take please? And how long would you leave to see all the essential bits?
3 March 2016|
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Response from Lesley18Glasgow | Reviewed this property |
Like everyone else says tour takes approximately 1 hour. Guides very informative and time to ask questions and take photos. Tours finish in time to get the city tour bus. Tour is free. Grounds surrounding are extensive... More
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