The park is home to Cave Hill Adventurous Playground, archaeological sites, visitor information area in Belfast Castle, ecotrails, walking and orienteering routes.
Getting to Belfast Castle Estate
You can enter the park through Cave Hill Adventurous Playground at Gray's Lane or Innisfayle Park. Take Metro no.1 A-H from Belfast city centre (Monday to Saturday) or no.1 C-E or H (Sundays).
The estate contains landscaped gardens, mature mixed woodland, a forest trail, an outdoor classroom and the Millennium Maze. It offers superb views of the city from a variety of vantage points. It is home to many different species of wildlife, including long-eared owls, sparrowhawks and Belfast's rarest plant; the town hall clock.
Cave Hill playground
The Cave Hill Adventurous Playground is open.
To find out what events and activities are on in our parks, go to Park events.
Park opening hours
Our parks open at 7.30am every day. Closing times change as daylight lengthens or shortens.
|26 November to 31 December||4.30pm|
|1 to 13 January||4.30pm|
|14 January to 3 February||5pm|
|4 February to 10 February||5.30pm|
|11 February to 17 February||6pm|
|18 February to 23 March||6.30pm|
|24 March to 6 April||7.30pm|
|7 April to 13 April||8pm|
|14 April to 27 April||8.30pm|
|28 April to 11 May||9pm|
|12 May to 25 May||9.30pm|
|26 May to 20 July||10pm|
|21 July to 3 August||9.30pm|
|4 August to 24 August||9pm|
|25 August to 31 August||8.30pm|
|1 September to 14 September||8pm|
|15 September to 28 September||7pm|
|29 September to 19 October||6.30pm|
|20 October to 26 October||6pm|
|27 October to 9 November||5.30pm|
|10 to 23 November||5pm|
|24 November to 31 December||4.30pm|