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Musgrave Park
Route Location
 

Musgrave Park

This route explores attractive parkland with beautiful floral displays.

CountyAntrimDistance1 mile
Nearest TownBelfastOS Map15
Route TypeParkland and GrasslandRoute ShapeCircular
AONBOther AreaGrid Ref (Start)J310707
Public RoadsOff Public RoadGrid Ref (End)J310707

Terrain

Surfaced paths

Point of Interest

Look out for flocks of greenfinches and other small birds feeding in the shrub boarders and fantastic views over the Belfast Hills,

Route Description

This route begins at the park entrance from Musgrave Park Hospital, however you may start at any point.

From the Highway to Health map board continue along the path into the park. Follow the main path to your left along the side of the bowling greens.

This path will lead you to a round flower bed with a standing stone feature in the centre, stop to admire teh view of the Belfast Hill before taking the path on your left. Soon you will pass the one kilometre marker post.

Continue round the lower part of the park – the path sweeps round to another entrance gate at Stockman’s lane. Go straight on at this junction and follow a smaller meandering path through the trees and spring bulb displays.

A left turn, just past the back of the bowling pavilion, will lead you back onto the main path leading to the hospital grounds.

However, taking another left turn at the black gates to the front of the bowling green makes for an interesting diversion to Grovelands. Once you have explored Grovelands, retrace your route.

Getting to the Start

By Bike:
Cycle lanes on Lisburn Road, take off at Stockman's lane and entrance either via Stockman's Lane or Musgrave Park Court (Hospital Entrance).
By Bus:
Metro Services 9A-C to Upr Lisburn Road, 90,92 Stockman's Lane.

By Car:
On street parking only, pedestrain access is via Stockman's Lane or Musgrave Park Court (Hospital Entrance).
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Traffic

Route totally off-road in a city park.

Facilities

None on site, retail units widely available on Lisburn Road.

Information for People with a Disability

This route does not have accessible toilet facilities.

Fairly level surfaced paths

Available Publication

A Walk In The Park, Belfast City Council

Belfast City Council, Parks Department 02890320202 x6653

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