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Botanic Gardens

This route takes you through a historic city park along surfaced paths with some slight hills.

County

Antrim

Nearest Town

Belfast

Route Type

Parkland and Grassland

AONB

Other Area

Grid Ref (Start)

J336727

Distance

1.5 miles

OS Map

15

Route Shape

Circular

On/Off Road

Off Public road

Grid Ref (End)

J336727

terrain

Surfaced paths with some slight hills

route description

There are a network of surfaced paths throughout the park which makes it an ideal location for a family cycle.

The park has 7 entrances and the best route is simply to stick to the surfaced paths.

getting to the start

Botanic Gardens is located adjacent to Queen's University Belfast. By Bike: The park is adjacent to NCN 9, Stranmillis Embankment, beside Queen's Physical Education Centre. By Bus: Metro Services 7 & 8 By Car:on-street parking around Botanic Avenue and Stranmillis area.

traffic

A Traffic-free route, however if joining NCN 9 there is a busy road crossing

facilities

Refreshments available in surrounding area. Toilet facilities in the park

information for People with a Disability

Surfaced paths with some hills

available publications

A Walk in the Park, Belfast City Council

Belfast City Council, Parks Depatment, 02890320202

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