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Belfast has the lowest cost of living in the UK

(Mercer Cost of Living City Ranking 2023) Find out more

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A little island that's big on ambition

On the western edge of Europe, we're small but well connected.

Our city, Belfast, is compact but big on places to go and things to do. We’ve got a lot of history and we’re building even bigger futures. Yours could be one of them.

Life in Belfast
The Lanyon Building
The best of the UK and Ireland

You’ll find us in Northern Ireland, in a city called Belfast

We’ve been here for more than 150 years and have been ranked one of the top 10 most beautiful historic universities in the UK (QS World University Rankings 2022).

History and heritage
Belfast skyline
Just an hour from London

We're just a short flight from London and Edinburgh

And we're just two hours from Dublin, Ireland's capital city, by train.

Getting here
Sketrick Island
Small but mighty

Belfast may be a small city but we have everything you need and could want to make yourself at home.

Plus you're never too far from some stunning scenery; on our doorstep is some of the most beautiful countryside and coastline you’ll ever visit. (Image courtesy of NI Tourism Board)

Life in Belfast

The world's most famous liner was built here in Belfast.

Today the city is one of Europe's most connected cities, and one of the UK's fastest growing economies, leading innovation and technology advances.

Titanic Belfast
Game of Thrones

The HBO televsion show, Game of Thrones, is filmed throughout spectacular locations in Northern Ireland.

There are daily tours to set locations, such as Winterfell and The Iron islands, departing from Belfast.

Planning your travels
Getting here
Living here
Life in Belfast