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Drumglass Park

Drumglass Park is named after Henry Musgrave, a landowner who was elected an Honorary Burgess of the City of Belfast in 1917. When Musgrave died, he left six acres to the city to be used as a public park or children's playground. The park has a private gate lodge, near the Lisburn Road entrance. It was built in the Queen Anne revival style around 1882. You can still see the Musgrave family monogram above one of the doorways and on the sandstone tops of the gate pillars.

Getting to Drumglass Park

Enter the park at Lisburn Road or Cranmore Park. Take Metro no. 9A-C from Belfast city centre and get off directly outside the park.

Access to Drumglass Park

For information on accessibility in Drumglass Park, go to Drumglass Park (link opens in new window).

Green Flag award

Drumglass Park was awarded the Green Flag Award in 2019 and 2021. This award recognises the best open spaces in the UK.

History of the park

The park was initially named Drumglass Playcentre and it was opened to the public on 9 September 1924 by the Lady Mayoress of Belfast, Lady Turner. The house and site's remaining grounds now form part of Victoria College Girls' School.

Park events

To find out what events and activities are on in our parks, go to Park events.

Park opening times

Parks open at 7.30am every day. Closing times change as daylight lengthens or shortens.

Date Closing time 
2022
18 September to 1 October 8pm
2 October to 15 October 7pm
16 October to 29 October 6.30pm
30 October to 12 November 5pm
13 November to 31 December 4.30pm

Map of Drumglass Park

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Parks

Drumglass Park Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 6JF

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