Why Woodlands?

We really believe that Woodlands Manor is a great place to stay on your visit to Belfast. But why would you stay here?

What if it is noisy?
Despite the fact that the M1 is conveniently located to the apartment, there is no motorway traffic noise.

What if I’m not sure about what to see or do in Belfast?
We have prepared a detailed information pack which lists lots of the best restaurants, cafes and bars as well as lots of things to see and places to visit during your stay. As a family, we have lived in Belfast all of our lives, and would love to help you in any way we can.

What if I want to travel a bit further?
Because the apartment is close to the motorway, travelling outside of Belfast is very easy. The famous Causeway Coast is just over 60 minutes away, the Fermanagh Lakeland is 90 minutes away and you can get to Dublin in less than 2 hours.

If you want to visit somewhere closer, the Mountains of Mourne (an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) are 50 minutes away.

Our folder lists lots of other places to visit and we can talk to you personally about where you would like to go or what you would like to do.

What if I want to cook during my stay?
The kitchen is fully equipped and features a gas hob as well as an electric oven. There are a variety of saucepans as well as utensils if you want to cook up a storm!

What if I don’t want to cook during my stay?
Boucher Road has a KFC, McDonald’s and Burger King. There is a Domino’s Pizza a 2 minute drive away. There are lots of well-known restaurant chains around the area as well as smaller specialty restaurants on the Lisburn Road. Our folder will have lots more details.

What about the bed linen and towels?
The bed linen and towels are all from Marks and Spencer and are pure Egyptian Cotton.

Are the beds comfortable?
The mattresses are brand new and of a very high quality.

What is the seating like?
There is a lovely, comfy sofa with lots of cushions and there are two other lounge chairs. There is a beautiful dining table with lovely, recently upholstered chairs.

What is there to entertain us?
There is a Smart 50 inch flatscreen TV, a DVD player with a selection of DVD’s, wi-fi and a bluetooth speaker. There is also a HDMI cable if you would like to connect your own content. If you would rather take a break from technology, there are some board games and books.

Will my car be safe?
There is secure, gated parking available.

What if I don’t want to use my car?
It is a 10 minute walk to a main bus route and also to Balmoral train station with frequent service to the city centre and Titanic Belfast. A taxi costs around £7 to the city centre

Where is the nearest shop?
There is a convenience store a 1 minute walk away which is open daily from 7am to 11pm.

What if I need to visit a supermarket?
There are several large supermarkets just a 5 minute drive away.

What about local retail therapy?
There are many well-known high street stores located around Boucher Road, which is a 2 minute drive away. Sprucefield Shopping Centre (which hosts the largest Marks and Spencer’s in Ireland) is a 10 minutes drive away. The Lisburn Road has many popular shops, boutiques, wine bars, restaurants and coffee houses and is a 3 minute drive away.

What if I like my speciality coffee?
There is a Costa and Starbucks located on Boucher Road.

What if I fancy a stroll?
The apartment is just across the road from Musgrave Park which has attractive gardens, walks and an outdoor gym. There are lots of parks close by and more information is in our folder.

There are lovely walks along the River Lagan Towpath and the Belfast Hills are a 15 minute drive away.