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DC Tours run several Belfast walking tours, including A History of Terror, the No.1 walking tour in Belfast.  Ranked No.4 in TripAdvisor’s ‘Traveller’s Choice’ awards of the Top 10 experiences in the U.K. in 2019 and Highly Commended in Tourism NI’s ‘Authentic NI Experience of the Year 2019’, it is officially graded as ‘Excellent’ by Tourism Northern Ireland.  Our tours have also won TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence for six years in a row, while the company has been named “Belfast Walking Tour Company of the Year’ for 2019 at the Luxury Travel Guide’s European Awards.



DC Tours was established in 2013. Our goal is to enable our guests to learn as much about the Troubles and cultural history in Northern Ireland as possible in the time available. Our highly experienced guides, Paul “Donzo” Donnelly, Mark Wylie and Gabe Nelson will make sure that your trip to Belfast is a memorable one.

Update: Our city centre tour ‘A History of Terror’ will be running extra tours from Thursday 4th April to Monday 30th September.  In addition to our daily 10.30am tour, afternoon tours will also run starting at 2.00pm.  The calendar on our booking page displays available dates and times. 

The No.1 walking tour in Belfast!

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Runs once each week on Monday afternoons

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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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In addition to our scheduled public tours, 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.

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All our trained guides are conflict historians who have grown up in Northern Ireland during the Troubles and weave their own stories and experiences into their tours to provide a truly authentic experience for our guests. Find out more about us here.

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Not only have we won a Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence for six years running, but we have also been awarded the Travellers’ Choice Award for 2019 and been ranked No. 4 in the UK.

Luxury Travel Guide’s European Awards named us “Belfast Walking Tour Company of the Year’ for 2019.

We were Highly Commended in Tourism NI’s ‘Authentic NI Experience of the Year 2019’, and officially graded as ‘Excellent’ by Tourism Northern Ireland.