This nature inspired play park is going to keep your kids entertained. Parents can keep a close eye on their children from the nearby picnic area.
The play park has two play areas. One which is recommended for children aged two and above and a section recommended for children aged eight and above.
Peatlands Park is 266 hectares in size and was established in 1990. The park is managed by and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency. It has been designated as an Area of Special Scientific Interest (ASSI).
Peatlands Park is home to a particularly rich sample of the fauna and flora found in peat bogs, and proposes 16 km (10 mi) of paths to its visitors.
Annagarriff (meaning rough bog) is a 77 hectare reserve comprising wooded drumlin hills separated by areas of regenerating cut-over bog. The only colony of Scottish wood ants in Ireland are thought to live here.
Mullenakill (meaning church on the hill) is a 22 hectare uncut remnant of a much more extensive bog which has been growing here for over 10,000 years and is around 9m deep.
Take a leisurely stroll or an energetic walk along one of 5 Waymarked Routes within the park. Maps for orienteering routes are available from the Visitor Centre.
Take in the sounds of the woodlands by walking along the woodland paths.
Details of accessible park routes can be obtained from our local staff. Peatlands Park is a Shopmobility Belfast Outreach Location.
The Peatlands Park Railway only operates at weekends and public holidays during July and August.
The 3ft narrow gauge railway was established in 1901.