Discover West Belfast

Discover West Belfast

Peacewalls, murals and more. The West Belfast tour is highly visual in nature and is particularly popular with schools, universities and study tour groups.

West Belfast walking tour

Our West Belfast walking tour visits the Catholic Falls Road and Protestant Shankill Road. It explains the Troubles and peace process with stops at the famous murals, memorial gardens and peacewalls between the two communities. 

Over 2 miles and 2.5 hours you will hear how the conflict we know as ‘the Troubles’ began, how it unfolded over the next 30 years and affected the two communities, what it was like to live here and how it’s legacy continues to affect the city and its people. The tour also explains the path to peace, and the challenges that still lie ahead of us.

Meeting point

Highlights include:

  • Visit the most famous murals and learn their significance

  • Explore the history of the infamous Cupar Way peacewall

  • Discover remembrance gardens and memorials in both communities

  • Hear the stories of the ordinary citizens who lived at the epicentre of the conflict

  • Learn why West Belfast witnessed the most violence in the Troubles

  • See how the legacies of the past continue to affect the future

See the sights of West Belfast

The murals and peacewalls of West Belfast are a popular attraction but there is so much to discover about them. Our expert, award winning guides will explain the history of the murals and peacewalls, their importance to their communities and why they are still here, 25 years after our peace agreement.

Get in touch

The West Belfast tour is more visual in nature compared to our ‘A History of Terror’ walking tour and is particularly popular with schools, universities and study tour groups. It is only available as a private tour. Want to find out more? Just get in touch with the number of guests in your group and we will provide a tailored quote.

Use our app to plan your trip!

Use our app to plan your trip!

Simply download our free app from the App Store or Google Play and then choose a tour. You can use the app to plan your trip from anywhere in the world or as a self guided tour when you visit Belfast.