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Musgrave Park

Musgrave Park has two bowling greens and Gaelic football, hurling and camogie pitches. The park is popular with walkers and joggers and contains a Highway to Health route. It also includes a bottle bank. We have installed public access defibrillators for park users.

History of Musgrave Park

The park opened to the public in 1924. The park is named after Sir Henry Musgrave who donated the land used to build the park.

Getting to Musgrave Park

The park is in south Belfast. Enter the park at Stockman's Lane. Take Metro no. 90, 92 or 92A/B if travelling from Belfast city centre.

Other attractions in Musgrave Park

Musgrave Park has an innovative therapy garden, which was developed with the support of several nearby schools. The garden combines different therapeutic features in one space to improve the quality of life, development and wellbeing of local residents.  A 'whispering' wall is the central focus of the garden, which is fitted with acoustic equipment and a mosaic finish to encourage sensory, stimulatory and interactive play.

The park has:

  • a story circle and meeting area
  • a willow tunnel
  • a sand play area
  • a bed for planting designed with disabled access
  • musical instruments
  • community artwork
  • play equipment

Green Flag awards

Musgrave Park has been awarded a Green Flag every year from 2010 to 2019. This award recognises the best open spaces in the UK.

Park events

To find out about events and activities in Belfast parks, go to Park events.

Park opening hours

Parks open at 7.30am every day. Closing times change as daylight shortens.
Date Closing time 
2020
16 – 29 September 2020 7.30pm
30 September – 13 October 2020 7pm
14 – 20 October 2020 6.30pm
21 – 27 October 2020 5.30pm
28 October – 10 November 2020 5pm
11 November – 31 December 2020 4.30pm

Map of Musgrave Park

Parks

Musgrave Park, Stockman's Lane, Belfast BT9 7JB

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