Victoria Park, Belfast :: Shared Description

A park of some 60 acres, built on reclaimed land in 1906, between the industrial part of Belfast Harbour Estate and the Sydenham bypass, replacing an earlier pleasure park on Dargan Island (now Queen’s Island). There is a large lake with two islands. The park is partly enclosed by an embankment on the northern and western sides.
It attracts a considerable number of ducks and greylag geese. On one of the flight paths to the George Best Belfast City Airport – low flying aircraft are one of the attractions.
Part of the park is included in the Connswater Greenway project LinkExternal link “Proposals in Victoria Park will protect and enhance its environmental and amenity value. Proposals include a new bridge into Airport Road, lighting, improved and new paths, an observation point, new toilet block, interpretative signage and a trim trail”.
Most of the park is level making it suitable for those with impaired mobility. There is a car park and public toilets.
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J3675 : Feral pigeons, Victoria Park, Belfast (4) by Albert Bridge
J3675 : Greylag goose, Victoria Park, Belfast by Albert Bridge
J3675 : Feral pigeon, Victoria Park, Belfast - March 2015(5) by Albert Bridge
J3675 : Feral pigeon, Victoria Park, Belfast (2) by Albert Bridge
J3675 : Triple pull up, Victoria Park, Belfast (March 2015) by Albert Bridge
J3675 : OY-RCI, George Best Belfast City Airport - September 2015(1) by Albert Bridge
J3675 : Oystercatcher, Victoria Park, Belfast (January 2015) by Albert Bridge
J3675 : Subway, Victoria Park, Belfast (7) by Albert Bridge
J3675 : Flood embankment, Victoria Park, Belfast - March 2014(2) by Albert Bridge
J3675 : Teal, Victoria Park, Belfast - January 2015(1) by Albert Bridge
J3675 : Feral pigeon, Victoria Park, Belfast - March 2015(3) by Albert Bridge
J3675 : Victoria Park footbridge site, Belfast (2013-2) by Albert Bridge
J3675 : Feral pigeons, Victoria Park, Belfast (October 2015) by Albert Bridge
J3675 : The Connswater, Belfast (April 2014) by Albert Bridge
J3675 : The Connswater, Victoria Park, Belfast (2013-4) by Albert Bridge
J3675 : Coot, Victoria Park, Belfast (March 2015) by Albert Bridge
J3675 : Weight-restriction sign, Victoria Park, Belfast by Albert Bridge
J3675 : Lake, Victoria Park, Belfast (3) by Albert Bridge
J3675 : Path, Victoria Park, Belfast (June 2014) by Albert Bridge
J3675 : Swan and cygnets, Belfast by Rossographer
J3675 : Victoria Park footbridge site, Belfast (6 in 2013) by Albert Bridge
J3675 : Black-headed gulls, Victoria Park, Belfast (February 2015) by Albert Bridge
J3675 : Setts, Victoria Park, Belfast by Albert Bridge
J3675 : Tufted duck, Victoria Park, Belfast - June 2014(1) by Albert Bridge
J3675 : Streetlights, Victoria Park, Belfast (August 2014) by Albert Bridge

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Created: Thu, 25 Oct 2012, Updated: Thu, 25 Oct 2012

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