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Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park

Upper Malone Road, Belfast BT17 9LA, Northern Ireland
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Good for short walk

Good for walking an rose observation during blossom season. Playground is perfect addition for kids... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2016
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Quality park

Beautiful park for a walk with the dogs or stroll around to catch some sunshine. The formal areas... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2016
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“rose gardens” (23 reviews)
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Upper Malone Road, Belfast BT17 9LA, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Good for walking an rose observation during blossom season. Playground is perfect addition for kids to run and play. Japanese garden has it character despite that it was not maintain properly for years.?Do not expect anything more than relaxed walk. The trail around the park...More

Thank Ru55lan
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Beautiful park for a walk with the dogs or stroll around to catch some sunshine. The formal areas - Japanese and rose gardens are excellent, very well maintained. For a dog walk, escape to the far end and enjoy the fields and woodland. Brilliant park,would...More

Thank Beehiverocks
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Lovely walks,plants trees and bushes, Gorgeous views and scenery, There is a car park which allows you to leave your car. Ideal for a stroll or dog walkers

Thank DSP34
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Lovely landscaped gardens, beautiful Japanese section with pond. The house is lovely and really well kept. Great for a Sunday afternoon.

Thank Natalie F
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Great park with lots of different walks, there is a rose garden, Japanese garden, play park, walks through woodland and walks along the Lagan towpath and Lagan meadows. There is something for everyone.

Thank Sorrel J
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Vegetable soup was delicious easy parking small but adequate cafe. Staff very helpful. Gardens beautiful well laid out.

Thank sam3332016
Reviewed 21 September 2016

These long established gardens are for all ages and abilities with several carparks. The rose gardens are world renowned. The Japanese sunken garden is well worth a visit.

Thank mdevlin56
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Used to live in one of the gate houses of this beautiful park, I'm sure it was much nicer when sir Thomas was in charge but still well worth a visit for a walk or jog. Rose week can be very busy and family oriented....More

Thank Davytin
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Nice peaceful well kept city park with off-street parking, nice tarmac paths for walking on or large areas of grass with rose flower beds etc. Our cycling club called in here for a coffee stop / lunch after a sunday morning bike ride at the...More

Thank Cleggyv4honda
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Lovely place to dander around, well kept gardens. Its particularly nice July/August when the roses are all out which consume most of the grounds.

Thank BelfastButterfly88
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hi is it easy to get here from botanic Belfast,
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Kathryn P
Has anyone visited the park in December? If so what is it like colour wise?
4 November 2016|
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Response from MahendraM_13 | Reviewed this property |
No, I have to go in December .
Emma T
Best place to walk my dog off lead
12 September 2016|
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Response from captainbeecher | Reviewed this property |
In truth the dog shouldn't be off the lead. For your protection as much as the rest of the public. Even the most placid and friendly of dogs has the capability to bite if spooked and if off the lead when it does, the... More