Watching and playing sports is an important part of culture in Belfast, Northern Ireland where almost six out of ten of the adult population regularly participate in one or more sports. Belfast has several notable sports teams playing a diverse variety of sports including football (soccer), rugby and traditional Irish Gaelic games.

Northern Ireland is also marvellous natural golfing country. Eighty courses in meadowland, parkland and superb coastal settings await you.

There are whole series of spectacular links courses along the coasts of Down, Antrim and Londonderry, a dozen courses within five miles of Belfast City Hall – and, of course, the famous fairways of championship courses like Royal Portrush and Royal County Down; both ranked in the top twenty internationally.