A HISTORY OF TERROR

BELFAST CITY CENTRE WALKING TOUR

A History of Terror is the No.1 walking tour in Belfast.  The tour has won TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence for three years in a row, and is suitable for all visitors to Belfast, regardless of how much or little they already know of our troubled past.

Study & Private Groups

In addition to ‘A History of Terror’ we also provide an extensive range of activities for schools, universities and private groups, tailor made and adapted to suit each group’s study focus or area of interest.

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HISTORY OF TERROR TOUR

Northern Ireland security force base with defensive measures during the Troubles

The classic ‘A History of Terror’ city centre walking tour explains how the Troubles began, tells the stories of the people involved, their place in the conflict and the effect these attacks and incidents had on Belfast and its people. It also shows how far the city has come since the ceasefires and Peace Process.

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SCHOOL & UNIVERSITY TOURS

Ferret armoured car challenged by rioter and dog during the Troubles

Not only can we provide walking tours, lectures and discussions on related subjects, but we can also facilitate talks with a wide range of participants in the conflict from across the spectrum; community representatives, ex-combatants from both communities, ex-security forces (RUC) and politicians.

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PRIVATE TOURS

British army troops in west Belfast during the Troubles

In addition to our scheduled public tour, we can also accommodate private groups of 8 or more. Private tours can start at any time to suit your itinerary, subject to availability. Group rates are available, and the tour itself can be customised to suit your group’s specific areas of interest. The tour is only available in English.

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WHAT PEOPLE SAY ABOUT OUR TOUR

“Enthralling, highly recommended, and definitely the highlight of our visit to Belfast.”
“Having done a fair bit of reading on the Troubles, I thought I understood it, but it didn’t really “click” for me until I took this tour.”
“This should be the first tour anyone should take in Belfast, it will change the way you view the city, and bring it all into context.”
“It made a significant emotional impact on us and enriched our stay in this beautiful city, which has come so far in recent years.”
“If you really want to know what happens here and how the war has shaped the culture and life of Northern Ireland you must go to this tour. Best value and best guide ever! A MUST DO IN BELFAST!”
“I’m glad I stumbled on this tour – it turned out to be my highlight of Belfast – DO NOT MISS THIS!!!”
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WHY CHOOSE THE HISTORY OF TERROR TOUR?

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it”

George Santayana, 1905

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