Cycle Northern Ireland -

Belmont Park

A circular route through a semi-wild space in east Belfast.

It includes a network of paths which lead through grassland, wildflower meadows and copses of bluebells and trees.

Nearest TownBelfast
Distance1 mile miles
OS Map15
Route TypeParkland and Grassland
Route ShapeCircular
Public RoadsOff Public Road
AONBOther Area
Grid Ref (Start)J388749
Grid Ref (End)J388749


Surfaced paths with some hills

Point of Interest

Unmasked figure sculpture which dominate the hillside.
Wildflower Meadow and bluebells

Route Description

Starting at the car park off circular road, follow the path past the playground. Turn either left or right to take the route around the park. There are 2 bridges (1 for pedestrain use only, the other shared with vehicular access) over Parkway Road.

The best way to enjoy the park is to explore the network of paths, taking time to explore the artwork and wildflower meadows.

Getting to the Start

Main entrance: Entry is via Cairnburn Road and Circular Road.
Bus routes: Metro 27/28/29 along the Old Holywood Road.


Mostly traffic-free, however 2 bridge on road bridge crossings.


Toilet facilities at Belmont Park are now available at the CIYMS entrance on the Circular Road.

Information for People with a Disability

This route does not have accessible toilet facilities.

Surfaced paths with hills

Available Publication

A Walk in the Park

Belfast City Council, Parks Department, 02890320202 Ext. 3199


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

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.