Belfast is the capital of Northern Ireland and also the largest city. Home to more than 500,000 people, it’s an incredibly diverse in terms of culture and history. Attracting millions of visitors each year, it’s also twinned with several other cities, including Nashville in the USA, Bonn in Germany and Hefei in China.
Without doubt there’s no end of things that put Belfast on the map, however among the most famous are the construction of the ill fated Titanic and the period of unrest during the 60s, 70s and 80s known as the Troubles. The city is also known for being a cultural, media and sporting centre.
An industrial area for most of its life, the city boomed during the 18th and 19th century especially due to sectors such as linen, heavy engineering and ship building. Indeed the latter continued into the modern era, and the deep water port attracts freighters and cruise ships alike. The Harland and Wolff gantry cranes (Samson and Goliath) still dominate the cityscape today.
The surrounding countryside makes for fantastic driving, and there are also good road links to other main areas in Northern Ireland. Whether you’re looking to cruise around back roads or have a bit of a motorway blast, locals will tell you there’s something for everyone. Motorists regular take a trip across the Irish Sea on the ferry to see what the wonderful countryside is like. It doesn’t disappoint, put it that way.
There’s a huge number of second hand cars for sale in Belfast, and at Motors.co.uk you can browse through thousands. Listed at discounted prices, quality is exceptionally high and this means ultimately you can drive away in a supreme bargain. It really does pay to buy used, so why not take a look and see for yourself?