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Delamont Country Park

90 Downpatrick Road, Killyleagh, County Down, BT30 9TZ
Child climbing and another on a slide in the play park, at Delamont Country Park.

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Situated on the shores of Strangford Lough in an area of outstanding natural beauty, Delamont Country ParkKillyleagh, Co Down, offers  peace, beauty and tranquillity. The stunning views across Strangford Lough and the relaxing atmosphere make Delamont Country Park a place to enjoy that 'away from it all feeling'. It is home of the Strangford Stone - the tallest megalith in Ireland. This beautiful 200-acre Country Park offers a great day out for visitors of all ages. Whether you are a keen walker, a nature lover or simply looking for a great day out for all the family you will find plenty to entertain you in Delamont Country Park. 

Is there a children's play park in Delamont Country Park? 
Facilities onsite include a magnificent adventure playground for the children to enjoy. 

Are there toilets in Delamont Country Park?

There are public toilets adjacent to the car park.

Are there picnic facilities in Delamont Country Park? 

There is an open area for family picnics adjacent to the car park.

Can you barbeque in Delamont Country Park?

Yes, on the tables in the park with BBQ metal insets. 

Is there a cafe in Delamont Country Park?

Yes.  Steamers Coffee Kiosk operates seasonally for take aways only and is located beside the car park. Serving snacks, ice cream &  coffee! A stop at Steamers Coffee Kiosk is a must! 

Steamers Coffee Kiosk Opening Times 

September to Easter: Saturday & Sunday, 11am - 4pm (Closed Monday - Friday)
Easter to September: Monday - Sunday, 11am - 4pm

Delamont Miniature Railway

A 1km long miniature railway operates on a seasonal basis. Enjoy a journey on our popular miniature railway. A fantastic treat for all the family! 

Miniature Railway Opening Times

September to Easter: Saturday & Sunday, 11am - 4pm (Closed Monday - Friday)
Easter to September: Monday - Sunday, 11am - 4pm

Times for Coffee Kiosk & Miniature railway are subject to weather conditions. Please check Delamont Miniature Railway Facebook page for up to date information.

What activities are there in Delamont Country Park?

There are beautiful, panoramic views across Strangford Lough to the Mourne Mountains. Enjoy one of the fantastic countryside walks, there are a number of way-marked tails, you choose your distance from 1km to 7km.

You can walk along the shores of Strangford Lough through a mixture of coastal, parkland and woodland which are all interlinked and can be easily added to or shortened.  Mullagh Walk is 1km, Delamont Garden walk 1.2km, Strangford walk 2km, Corbally Walk 4km and the Longwalk is 7km. 

The walks are wheelchair accessible and there are mobility rambler scooters available for use in the park. 

You can also horse ride in the park.

What are the opening hours of Delamont Country Park?

Delamont Country Park is open

  • March and October 9am - 6pm
  • April and September 9am - 8pm
  • May to August 9am - 9pm
  • November to February 9am - 5pm

Delamont Country Park is closed Christmas Day.

Do I have to pay to get into Delamont Country Park?

Access to the park on foot or by bicycle is free.  Charges apply for the parking of vehicles. Click here for more details.  

Are Dogs allowed in Delamont Country Park?

Yes.  Dogs are allowed in Delamont Country Park but must be kept on a lead at all times. There is a dog exercise field where leads are not required.  

Dogs are not permitted in the Children's Play Park.

How long are the walks in Delamont Country Park?

There are 5 walks available ranging from 1km to 7 kms. Check out our blog for walking in Delamont Country Park

How do I get to Delamont Country Park from Belfast and Dublin?

From Belfast follow the A1 to Ormeau Road/A24.  Follow the A24 and A7 to Killyleagh Street in Crossgar.  Continue on Killyleagh Street to Killyleagh.  Follow Downpatrick Road to Delamont Country Park.  Delamont Country Park is located on the left.  From Dublin continue on M1.  Take A1 to Lower Quilly Road, Dromore.  Follow B2 to Church Street/A24 in Ballynahinch.  At roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Church Street A24. Turn left onto Downpatrick Road/B2. Turn right onto Belfast Road/A7.  Follow Finnebrogue Road and A22 to Delamont Country Park.  The entrance is on the right.

What Time can I go Horse Riding/Pony Trekking in the Park? 

October - March: Daily 10am - 4pm.

April - September: Monday - Friday 9am - 9pm. Saturday and Sunday: 9am - 11am

Bank Holidays: 9am - 11am

Camping and Caravan 

There is a 5 star award winning camping and caravan site operated by the Camping and Caravan Club

No BBQ’s or fires 
Dispose of waste responsibly or take it home 
Park Responsibly  


Children & Infants

  • Suitable for Children

Provider Preferences

  • Free (parking charges may apply)

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Car (up to 7 seats)£5.00 per ticket
Coach (25 seats and above)£50.00 per ticket
Entry on foot/by bicycleFree
Minibus (up to 7 seats)£5.00 per ticket
Motorbike£3.00 per ticket

Tickets/Permits can only be purchased in person at the park gate (pre-booking is not applicable). Find out more at

Charges apply from 9am – 5pm. (The car park offices will not be manned outside of these times.)

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Opening Times

* March & October 9am - 6pm
April & September 9am - 8pm
May to August 9am - 9pm
November to February* 9am - 5pm
*closed Christmas Day

Miniature Railway Opening Times
September to Easter: Saturday & Sunday, 11am - 4pm
Easter to September: Monday - Sunday, 10am - 4pm

Steamers Coffee Shop Opening Times
Easter to September: Monday - Sunday, 10am-4pm
September to Easter: Saturday & Sunday from 11am

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Located at 90 Downpatrick, Road, Killyleagh, Downpatrick, County Down BT30 9TZ

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Public Transport. Regular bus service 14 from Downpatrick Bus Station to Shrigley

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