‘HELLO MARITIME MILE’ ENCOURAGES EVERYONE TO JUMP ONBOARD FOR A SUMMER ADVENTURE
Maritime Mile, an initiative by MaritimeBelfast Trust the charityresponsible for preserving Belfast’s maritime and industrial heritage,has launched ‘Hello Maritime Mile’. A campaignencouraging everyone to take on a post-lockdown adventure by exploringBelfast’s iconic waterfront experience – an outdoor museum of Titanic proportions.
With safety guidelines in place for everyone to follow,the Maritime Mile’s world-famous attractions, fantastic eateries and first-classaccommodation have reopened and are already welcoming visitors back to theiconic waterfront destination.
With plentyto see and do along the Maritime Mile, here’s some ideas to kick start your summeradventure. Discover Belfast’s rich maritime and industrial heritage aswell as uncovering many exciting experiences along the way:
· Discover worldclass attractions including Titanic Belfast and SS Nomadic, making sure to graba bite to eat at one of the fantastic local eateries - Hickson’s Point, PaperCup, CARGO by Vertigo, the Dock Café! Why not stay the night at any one of the first-classhotels – AC Hotel Belfast and Titanic Hotel Belfast and enjoy an evening meal (plus cocktails!) in Novelli at City Quays or the Wolff Grill at Titanic Hotel.
· Go on a maritimeadventure with the Maritime Mile Treasure Trail. Uncover exciting questions andfacts along the 20 stops plus there’s lots of fantastic prizes to be won. Thisfree, self-guided trail will help you explore some of the most interestingparts of Belfast’s waterfront.
· Explore the uniquepublic art dotted along the waterfront from the Big Fish and Dividers at Clarendon Dock tothe Belfast Buoys and the H&W cranes. Rediscover the most famous momentsfrom Game of Thrones on the Glass of Thrones Walking Trail, that starts at ACHotel Belfast and finishing at HMS Caroline.
· Dive into Belfast’sseafaring history and start the maritime experience at Clarendon Dock andSailortown, discovering St Joseph’s Church, Belfast Harbour Commissioners’Offices and Sinclair Seamen’s Church.
· Clock up to 10,000 heritage steps along the Maritime Mile by walking in the footsteps of former H&W shipyard workers. Take in the sights and sounds of the stunningwaterfront, perfect for walking, cycling, running or finding that perfectInstagram moment!
· Keep up to datewith the exciting line up of events and festivals happening over the comingmonths including Giant Tour Experiences featuring Photography Tours and Glassof Thrones Walking Tours. Also, look out on www.maritime-mile.com for the Peopleon the Maritime Mile video series. Hearfrom people who live, work and play along the Maritime Mile and what makes the place special to them.
Launching Hello Maritime Mile, Maeve Moreland, Destination Manager from Maritime Belfast Trust, said:
“Hello Maritime Mile is an initiative that will not only support all of ourpartners as they reopen and welcome everyone safely back to our iconic waterfront,but will encourage everyone to go on a maritime adventure, exploring the sights, sounds and experiences of this very unique and historic destination. There’s lots of things to do for all ages and we look forward to seeing everyone say Hello Maritime Mile this summer!”