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Clifton Street Graveyard

Pimm Street | Clifton Street, Belfast BT15 2BN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9024 6609
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2nd tour

Had been there about 15 years ago on the tour given by Joe Baker from the Glenravel Society. This... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2016
getzls
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Very interesting!

We went on a combined tour of Clifton House followed by the graveyard. There are so many... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2016
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4 Sep 2016
“2nd tour ”
12 Aug 2016
“Very interesting! ”
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Pimm Street | Clifton Street, Belfast BT15 2BN, Northern Ireland
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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

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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

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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

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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

1  Thank Daytripper24182
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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
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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

3  Thank MoorsoP
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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

2  Thank Siobhan2010
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Reviewed 8 October 2013

This can be taken as part of a tour of Crumlin Gaol. I have lived in Belfast over fifty years and din't know this place existed, even though a passed it every week. It's behind a large wall that hides the bodies of Belfasts plague...More

1  Thank coachIreland
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Reviewed 3 May 2013

a walking tour of this graveyard is a must. Here lies some of Belfast most distinguised along side, rich merchants, paupers,republican rebels, unionist politicians, famous inventors even an escaped slave. Every stone has a story to tell. There is also a mass grave for cholera...More

2  Thank edelweiss64-12
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Reviewed 27 November 2012

A lot of history in such a small place if your interested in Irish history go there you will be surprised who is resting there.

1  Thank 109Paul
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