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Belfast Castle

Introduction

There is a deer park associated with Belfast Castle on the slopes of Cave Hill. The house dates from about 1868-70 and there is tree planting from that date. There are formal gardens at the house. The site was donated as a park in 1934.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Directions

Three miles north of Belfast city centre off the A6.

Features & Designations

Designations

  • Environment and Heritage Service of Northern Ireland Heritage Gardens Inventory

  • Reference: An 009
Key Information

Type

Deer Park

Purpose

Public Park

Principal Building

Parks, Gardens And Urban Spaces

Survival

Extant

Open to the public

Yes

References

References