Belfast Castle Estate

Belfast Castle estate is situated on the lower slopes of Cave Hill Country Park in north Belfast.

It contains both parkland and mature mixed woodland and offers superb views of the city from a variety of vantage points.

The estate is home to many different species of wildlife, including long-eared owls, sparrowhawks and Belfast’s rarest plant, the town hall clock.

More information about the estate is available from Cave Hill Visitor Centre, located in Belfast Castle.

You can call the centre directly on 028 9077 6925.

Park features include Cave Hill Adventurous Playground, Cave Hill Visitor Centre, landscaped gardens, a Millennium herb garden, ecotrails and orienteering routes.

We also offer refreshments (in Belfast Castle), scenic views, full car parking facilities and a wide variety of wildlife.
NB. This map is based on the postcode and so may not reflect the exact location.

Opening times:

Tuesday - Saturday: 09:00 - 22.30 Sunday - Monday 09:00 - 18:00, private tours on request. Visitors must check with reception.


Free Admission.

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

George Best Belfast City Airport Tourist Information Desk
  • Tea-room/Cafe onsite
  • Gift Shop
  • Toilets
  • Open Sundays
  • Accept Groups/Coach Parties
  • Credit/Debit Cards Accepted
  • Parking Available
  • Baby Changing facilities
  • Free (parking charges may apply)
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