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Musgrave Park

Stockman's Lane,
Belfast,
BT9 7JB

Musgrave Park contains two bowling greens and Gaelic football, hurling and camogie pitches. It also includes a bottle bank.

Musgrave Park is also popular with both walkers and joggers and contains a Highway to Health route.

Musgrave Park opened to the public in 1924. The park is named after Sir Henry Musgrave, who lived in nearby Drumglass House, and who donated the land used to build the park.

Defibrillators 

We have installed public access defibrillators for park users at Musgrave Park.

Facilities

Sports facilities
Orienteering
Toilet facilities
Car Park
Outdoor gym
Bottle bank

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 
2018
12 November - 31 December 2018 4.30pm
2019
1 January 2019 – 27 January 2019 4.30pm
28 January – 3 February 2019 5pm
4 – 17 February 2019 5.30pm
18 February – 3 March 2019 6pm
4 – 17 March 2019 6.30pm
18 – 24 March 2019 7pm
25 March – 31 March 2019 8pm
1 – 14 April 2019 8.30pm 
15 – 28 April 2019
9pm
29 April – 5 May 2019 9.30pm (9pm for Botanic Gardens)
6 May – 28 July 2019 10pm (9pm for Botanic Gardens)
29 July – 11 August 2019 9.30pm (9pm for Botanic Gardens)
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

Getting here

Enter the park at Stockman's Lane. Take Metro no. 90, 92 or 92A/B if travelling from Belfast city centre. 

Award nomination

Musgrave Park was awarded the Green Flag Award in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. This award recognises the best open spaces in the UK.

Other attractions

Musgrave Park also contains an innovative therapy garden, which was developed with the support of several nearby schools. The garden combines different therapeutic features in one space to improve the quality of life, development and wellbeing of local residents.  A 'whispering' wall is the central focus of the garden, which is fitted with acoustic equipment and a mosaic finish to encourage sensory, stimulatory and interactive play.

Other features include:
• a story circle and meeting area
• a willow tunnel
• a sand play area
• bed for planting designed with disabled access
• musical instruments
• community artwork
• play equipment.
  

The therapy garden was made possible through the support from the European Union's European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) - PEACE III.

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Contact 028 9038 1581 or 07850 316024 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 4.30pm only)
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