Victoria Park: spend a relax day in Belfast

Victoria Park is a beautiful park located 3.9 miles north from the city centre, full of open spaces so that you and your family can spend a relax day in Belfast. 

It opened in 1906 with different trails and lots of trees, a magical place that can be enjoyed with just a walk.

This park offers many things to do, you can exercise, children can have fun on its playground or you can even just sit on the grass while contemplating nature.

It contains soccer pitches, a bowling green and a cycling and BMX track. The park also has two walking trails that centre around the lake.

You can enjoy lots of events at the park throughout the year, click here to check out all the activities and their dates.   


  • Sports facilities
  • Ecotrail 
  • Playground
  • Toilet facilities
  • Car park 
  • Defibrillator

Other attractions 

One of the park’s biggest attractions is its lake, which is home to a range of water birds such as swans, geese, ducks, herons and migrant waders. 

It also has a poetry trail, which features ten nature-themed poems written by local primary school pupils and etched onto metal plaques, also provides a pleasant route around the park. Other features include flower and rose beds and horticultural displays.

Spend a relax day in Belfast: walking routes

This lovely park has a number of different walking routes to help you get active, click here to check them out.

Toilet facilities  

The toilets are next to the Bowling Pavilion. The price is 20p to use.

Opening hours

Victoria Park is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Getting here

Entrance to the park is via an underpass at Park Avenue. If you are travelling by bus from Belfast city centre, take Metro bus number 3 and get off at Inverary Drive.


Park Avenue, Belfast, BT4 1JT

If you’re looking for more ways to spend a relax day in Belfast, do not forget to visit our Days Out in Belfast website and our Facebook page, you’ll find what you’re looking for!


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