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Grove Playing Fields

Grove Playing Fields has sports facilities and an outdoor gym. There is also a community garden, horticultural displays and a bowling pavilion.

Getting to Grove Playing Fields

Enter at Jellicoe Avenue. If you are travelling by bus, take Metro no.2 A-F from Belfast city centre, or plan your journey with Translink (link opens in new window).

Other attractions

The bowling greens are open April to September from 11am until 9pm on Monday to Saturday. Indoor bowling is available October to March from 11am until 4pm on Monday to Friday.

We are working on landscape designs for the land where Skegoneill Health Centre stood. When completed, the landscaping will be part of Grove Playing Fields.

Green Flag awards

Grove Playing Fields were awarded the Green Flag in 2018, 2019, 2021 and 2022. This award recognises the best open spaces in the UK.

Park events

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

Park opening times

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

Date Closing time 
2024
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

Map of Grove Playing Fields

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Parks

Grove Playing Fields, York Road, Belfast BT15

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