In the Botanic Gardens near Charles Lanyon's beautiful Palm House is the unique Tropical Ravine, a huge red-brick greenhouse designed...
Northern Ireland's most prestigious university was founded by Queen Victoria in 1845. In 1908, the Queen's College became the Queen's...
Lord Kelvin Statue
Just inside the Stranmillis Rd gate of Belfast's Botanic Gardens is a statue of Belfast-born William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, who helped...
Sir William Whitla Hall
Queen's University's School of Music stages free lunchtime recitals on Thursday and regular evening concerts in the beautiful,...
A newer branch of the classic cafe on Botanic Ave , this place has the same menu but a bit more space, including outdoor tables. BYO.
Palm House information
The centrepiece of Belfast's Botanic Gardens is Charles Lanyon’s beautiful Palm House, built in 1839 and completed in 1852, with its birdcage dome, a masterpiece in cast-iron and curvilinear glass.