Bellevue, Belfast (also known as Belfast Zoo)362

Northern Ireland

Brief Description

The Hazelwood Estate landscaped the gardens from 1920 with the 'Hanging Gardens of Babylon' and the 'Grand Floral Staircase' by Cheal's.

History

The site was bought as a public amenity by Belfast Corporation in 1911. The gardens were landscaped in the 1920s. There has been a zoo here since 1934.

Visitor Facilities

http://www.belfastzoo.co.uk/ZooHome/Visitus/OpeningHours.aspx
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

http://www.belfastzoo.co.uk/ZooHome/Visitus/OpeningHours.aspx

Directions

Four miles north of Belfast city centre, off the A8.
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century (1901-1932)
Contact

Telephone

028 9056 9615

Official Website

Click Here

Owners

  • Belfast City Council

    Belfast City Hall, Belfast, BT1 5GS
References