54.596423 -5.929466

Description

Drumglass Park is located between the Lisburn and Malone Roads in south Belfast. It is popular with families and young children.

It also hosts music events in the summer, and is commonly known as Cranmore or Marlborough Park.

Drumglass Park is named after Henry Musgrave, a well-known landowner who was elected an Honorary Burgess of the City of Belfast in 1917. He lived in Drumglass House, one of the most prestigious houses in the Malone Road area.

Musgrave died on 2 January 1922, leaving six acres of his property to the city to be used as a public park or children's playground.

The park was initially named Drumglass Playcentre and it was opened to the public on 9 September 1924 by the Lady Mayoress of Belfast, Lady Turner. The house and site's remaining grounds now form part of Victoria College Girls' School.

Drumglass Park contains a private gate lodge, located near the Lisburn Road entrance to the park. It served as the original lodge for Musgrave's estate and was built in the Queen Anne revival style around 1882. You can still see the Musgrave family monogram above one of the doorways and on the sandstone tops of the gate pillars.

  • Lisburn Road
  • Belfast
  • Antrim
  • BT9 6JF

Top Reasons To Visit

  • Drumglass Park playground
  • Birds and wild animals

You might also like

  • Titanic Belfast
    Titanic Belfast
    Attractions

    Titanic Belfast

    2.72 KM

    Titanic Belfast is the world's largest Titanic visitor experience and a must-see on any visit to Belfast and…

    Find Out More
  • Linen Quarter
    Linen Quarter
    See & Do

    Linen Quarter

    0.22 KM

    The historic Linen Quarter is rapidly becoming one of the most vibrant, must visit areas of the city,…

    Find Out More
  • Stricklands Glen
    Stricklands Glen
    Attractions

    Stricklands Glen

    28.27 KM

    An enchanting park leading onto the North Down Coastal path.

    Find Out More
  • Belfast Zoological Gardens
    Belfast Zoological Gardens
    Attractions

    Belfast Zoological Gardens

    6.46 KM

    Belfast Zoological Gardens is home to more than 120 species of animal, many of which are in danger…

    Find Out More
  • Colin Glen Forest Park
    Colin Glen Forest Park
    Activities

    Colin Glen Forest Park

    10.05 KM

    Go Black Bull Runnin’ and 'Flyover' the Belfast Hills at Colin Glen Forest Park. From Alpine coasteering to…

    Find Out More
  • Castle Espie Wildfowl & Wetlands Centre
    Castle Espie Wildfowl & Wetlands Centre
    Attractions

    Castle Espie Wildfowl & Wetlands Centre

    26.84 KM

    Castle Espie's tranquil setting offers the best views of Strangford Lough, County Down and is home to Ireland's…

    Find Out More
  • Cave Hill Country Park
    Cave Hill Country Park
    Attractions

    Cave Hill Country Park

    5.32 KM

    Visitors to Cave Hill Country Park can enjoy panoramic views across Belfast from vantage points on the hillside.

    Find Out More
  • Discover Ulster Scots Centre
    Discover Ulster Scots Centre
    Attractions

    Discover Ulster Scots Centre

    0.83 KM

    Discover more about your Ulster-Scots roots through a free genealogy research point, or find out about Ulster-Scots events.

    Find Out More
Ask Us
Ask Us

We're here to help, so if you can't find the info you're after, or you just want to ask a really odd question, then we're here for you.

Ask A Question
Start
Choose a date
End
Choose a date
Back To Top
In order to display distances relevant to you, we'd like to be able to use your GPS location. Privacy Policy
In order to display distances relevant to your current position, we'd need to be able to use your GPS location. To find out more about how we use your location, please read our Privacy Policy
You have previously denied access to your GPS location. In order to allow access to your location, you need to update your site settings through your browser settings to allow this site access to your location.

To find out more about how we use your location, please read our Privacy Policy
Your settings have been updated. They will take effect next time you refresh the page.
By default, all distances on the site are calculated from Belfast City Centre. You can choose a different starting point here, or specify your own.

If you select a location more than 15km from the Visit Belfast Welcome Centre, your location will be set to Belfast City Centre.

Open 'Ask a Question' window Close 'Ask a Question' window

Ask a Question

X

Hide this tool

Open 'Sign up for Newsletter' window Close 'Sign up for Newsletter' window

Visit Belfast Newsletter

X

Sign up to the Visit Belfast newsletter and receive inspiring ideas, events and offers which showcase the best of Belfast and Northern Ireland.

Sign-Up

Hide this tool