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Alderman Tommy Patton Memorial Park

Inverary Avenue,
Holywood Road,
Belfast,
BT4 1RN

Alderman Tommy Patton Memorial Park, in east Belfast, is also commonly known as Inverary Playing Fields.

The park, which is named after a local councillor, offers sports facilities, including a bowling green and pitches, and a children's playground. For wildlife enthusiasts, there are woodland trails and, in early summer, an abundance of wildflowers.

The park also has an aeromodelling area and a species rich grassland. 

Facilities

Sports facilities
Arboretum
Playground
Car Park

Park opening hours

Orangefield Park and Victoria Park are open 24/7. The rest of our parks open at 7.30am and close at the following times throughout the year.

If a park contains a 3G pitch, its gates may remain open while the pitches are booked for play. Users must leave the park promptly after play finishes on the 3G pitches as the park gates will be locked within 15 minutes.

 Date  Closing time 
2019
12 – 25 August 2019 9pm
26 August – 1 September 2019 8.30pm
2 – 15 September 2019 8pm
16 – 29 September 2019 7.30pm
30 September – 13 October 2019 7pm
14 – 20 October 2019 6.30pm
21 – 27 October 2019 5.30pm
28 October – 10 November 2019 5pm
11 November – 31 December 2019 4.30pm

Public consultation - Green and Blue Infrastructure Plan and Belfast Open Spaces Strategy

Have your say until 6 September 2019 on two new strategies that will shape our long-term approach to managing and investing in our parks, open spaces, rivers and lakes. 

Park events

Find out what events we have planned in our parks 

Getting here

Enter the park at Holywood Road or Inverary Avenue. If you are travelling by bus, take Metro no. 3 or 28 from Belfast city centre.

ParkLife Saturday Club at Alderman Tommy Patton Memorial Park

ParkLife is a fun and free educational programme, designed to encourage children and their families to become more active and involved in outdoor activities in parks and open spaces across the city.

This project is run by Belfast City Council in partnership with Ulster Wildlife, aiming to increase children’s interaction with nature at their local park. ParkLife is open to children between the ages of 7-12. Children under 7 are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult.

If you are interested in registering for our Saturday Clubs at Alderman Tommy Patton Memorial Park, contact parklife@belfastcity.gov.uk for a registration form or contact the Outdoor Recreation and Education Officer on 028 9032 0202 ext. 3199.

Saturday Clubs  usually run on one Saturday in every month.

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Contact us


Contact 028 9049 1813 or 07820 187203 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 4.30pm only)
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