Eastside Visitor Centre

EastSide Visitor Centre signposts and connects visitors to key attractions and the famous faces and places of east Belfast. It is located on the Newtownards Road and is adjacent to both the Connswater Community Greenway and the Comber Greenway.

Visitors to EastSide Visitor Centre can access information on the city’s attractions from interactive digital screens, interpretative panels and a wall map revealing EastSide’s famous faces, places and industries.

The centre includes a coffee bar named after EastSide’s most famous author, C.S Lewis, who was affectionately known as ‘Jack’ to his close friends and family. JACK Coffee Bar offers the very best in locally sourced produce and provides a shop window for local artists and food producers to showcase their products.

C.S. Lewis Square
The launch of the new space, C.S. Lewis Square was launched on Tuesday 22 December dedicated to the writer himself and it was poignant that this was unveiled on the 53rd anniverary of the death of C.S. Lewis.

The square, located at the intersection of the Connswater and Comber Greenways, features seven new permanent sculptures of characters from The Lion, the Witch And the Wardrobe:

Aslan, Maugrim, Mr and Mrs Beaver, the Robin, the White Witch, the Stone Table and Mr Tumnus. Come along and view the magnificent sculptures!

NB. This map is based on the postcode and so may not reflect the exact location.

Opening times:

Monday - Friday
08:00 - 18:00
Saturday - Sunday
10:00 - 17:00


FREE entry

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Visit Belfast Welcome Centre Tourist Information
  • Tea-room/Cafe onsite
  • Toilets
  • Open Sundays
  • Open Mondays
  • WiFi
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