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Botanic Gardens

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


CountyAntrim
Nearest TownBelfast
Distance1.5 miles miles
OS Map15
Route TypeParkland and Grassland
Route ShapeCircular
Public RoadsOff Public Road
AONBOther Area
Grid Ref (Start)J336727
Grid Ref (End)J336727

Terrain

Surfaced paths with some slight hills


Point of Interest

Palm House - designed by Sir Charles Lanyon
Tropical Ravine - home to banana plants
Herbaceous Borders - a fantastic array of colour in the summer months


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

This route has accessible toilet facilities.

Surfaced paths with some hills


Available Publication

A Walk in the Park, Belfast City Council

Belfast City Council, Parks Depatment, 02890320202


Links

www.belfastcity.gov.uk/parks


This information is provided by Outdoor Recreation Northern Ireland, The Stableyard, Barnett's Demesne, Malone Road, Belfast, BT9 5PB.

Tel: 028 9030 3930
Fax: 028 9062 6248
info@cycleni.com
www.outdoorrecreationni.com

Every care has been taken to ensure accuracy of the information. We cannot accept responsibility for errors or omissions but where such are brought to our attention, the information will be amended accordingly.