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A hidden gem

I toured here after visiting the poor house down the hill. Such a great tour and such an... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
alice272016
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Surprised who's there

Went here a few years ago...I live near here and pasted it many times...seen a advertisement... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
johnjoneill71
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I toured here after visiting the poor house down the hill. Such a great tour and such an atmospheric spot. Twice now I have seen a small child beside a grave and been so moved by the experience. To also learn that there is an...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Went here a few years ago...I live near here and pasted it many times...seen a advertisement offering a guided tour ..so took this opportunity and loved every moment of the tour...our guide knew what he was talking about...would highly recommend touring this cemetery...

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

I would say it is a very important place for the history of Belfast and whole Ireland. This is the burial place for a lot of important persons in Ireland.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Had been there about 15 years ago on the tour given by Joe Baker from the Glenravel Society. This time I went with my Daughter. Tour was taken by Raymond O'Regan. He knows his stuff. Well worth a return visit even though I'm a bit...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We went on a combined tour of Clifton House followed by the graveyard. There are so many interesting gravestones to see and lots of interesting stories to hear. We had the same guide for both and she certainly knew her stuff and invited questions. Again...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 15 August 2015

Arrived to find it locked up. After asking around found a custodian who was kind enough to let us in and show us round. A lot of the graves were badly damaged in the past and it was generally neglected but the people who live...More

Date of experience: July 2015
3  Thank lmorgan2015
Reviewed 12 April 2015

Sadly, I was well in adulthood before I visited this graveyard for the first time. Usually under lock and key, I was here, most recently, for a tour conducted by Glenravel Local History Project. Our guide Joe was hugely knowledgeable and clearly has a genuine...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank Daytripper24182
Reviewed 17 November 2014 via mobile

The BFM is at a media course at the wonderful Clifton House. 2 North Queen St Belfast BT15 1EQ United Kingdom http://www.cliftonbelfast.org.uk 028 9089 7534 It started life in 1752 by the Belfast Charitable Trust and is still running A the Belfast Charitable Trust. It...More

2  Thank BelfastFoodTravelMan
Reviewed 10 September 2014

The site entrance is located off Henry Place (itself off Clifton Street). The gates are usually locked, so you will either need to ask Belfast City Council for entrance beforehand or be part of a guided walking or other tour. The cemetery is an exceptionally...More

Date of experience: September 2014
3  Thank MoorsoP
Reviewed 18 May 2014

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed a few hours on a tour with Joe learning so much about our history in Clifton Street Cemetery and surrounding area. Although I drive past it several times per week I had no idea about the history of the...More

Date of experience: May 2014
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