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.
|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
|26 August – 1 September 2019
|2 – 15 September 2019
|16 – 29 September 2019
|30 September – 13 October 2019
|14 – 20 October 2019
|21 – 27 October 2019
|28 October – 10 November 2019
|11 November – 31 December 2019
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Enter the park at Upper Malone Road. For The Stables coffee shop, use the lower entrance (towards Drumbeg). Take Ulsterbus no. 21 to Drumbeg from the Europa Bus Station in Belfast city centre (Mondays to Fridays only) or use Metro no. 8 A-C.
Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park was awarded the Green Flag Award in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. This award recognises the best open spaces in the UK.
Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park is next to to Lagan Valley Regional Park and the Lagan towpath. It's popular with both walkers and joggers with a range of orienteering and eco trails. The park also contains a children's playground, a bottle bank, barbecue area, picnic tables and full car parking facilities.
The Stables Coffee shop
The Stables Coffee shop offers tea, coffee and a selection of freshly baked or cooked hot and cold foods. It is open from 10am to 4pm, Monday to Sunday, and is also available for private events. For bookings, call 028 9061 0765.
The park was voted second-best Family Friendly Walk in Northern Ireland by Walk NI in 2018. Take a walk through our three trails which come alive in the spring time. Download a map of the routes (PDF - 1.5MB)
View walking routes