Jordanstown Loughshore Park

This park is situated near the start of the Causeway Coastal Route, just off the Shore Road near the University of Ulster at Jordanstown, along the shores of Belfast Lough. 

The park has an excellent modern play area for children from the ages of 3 to 12 and energetic adults will enjoy the an outdoor gym. After a walk or cycle along the excellent path that goes between the site and Belfast, you can enjoy a picnic, with panoramic views of Belfast Lough or sample local food in Barista Coffee House.

The open grass area provides a great space for football, kite flying and hosts the Shoreline Festival on the bank holiday weekend at the end of August.

Culture lovers will want to explore the art installations along the coastal path from Loughshore Park to Hazelbank Park and learn about the heritage and wildlife. 

You can go walking or cycling right from Jordanstown Loughshore right along to Hazelbank Park and into Belfast
 
There is a caravan park that is open all year round however 24 hrs notice is required for bookings. Booking is essential. 

The coffe shop, Café Barista is open daily (Monday - Sunday) but opening hours may vary slightly. Café Barista on Facebook.

Facilities

Family and Children
The park has a large modern play area for children from the ages of 3 to 12.
Parking
Car park gate open Mon-Sun: 8am-10pm (Apr-Sept), 8am-8pm (Oct-Mar)
Toilets
Toilets open 8am-5pm Winter, 8am-8pm Summer.
Camping
There is a caravan park that is open all year round. Booking is essential. 14 touring pitches and 4 tent pitches are laid out in a secure landscaped area within the parkland.
Café
Café open Mon-Sun 8am-5pm. Daily hours may vary.

Opening Hours

Car park gate open Mon-Sun:
8am-10pm (Apr-Sept), 8am-8pm (Oct-Mar)
Toilets open 8am-5pm Winter, 8am-8pm Summer
Café open Mon-Sun 8am-5pm. Daily hours may vary.

Charges

Access: 

No charge.

Parking: 

No charge.

Getting There

Jordanstown Loughshore Park is situated on the Shore Road between Whiteabbey and Greenisland.

Walk Trails

Circular, 21 miles

Lagan & Lough Way. Towpath & coast.

Cycling Routes

Linear, 21 miles

Lagan and Lough Cycle Way. A 21 mile mostly traffic-free route connecting Jordanstown, Belfast and Lisburn..

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Contact

+44 (0) 28 9034 0137

Location

Shore Road
Newtownabbey

This site is funded
courtesy of
Big Lottery Fund Ulster Garden Villages
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