Boucher Playing Fields have earned a good reputation in Belfast not only because soccer and Gaelic pitches are offered there. This venue is a home for Tennent's Vital annual music festival since 2002 with its famous guests like The Killers, Eminem
, The White Stripes, Franz Ferdinand, Snow Patrol, and many others. In addition to that, the Boucher Playing Fields will be hosting a Euro 2016 Belfast Fan Zone.
Boucher Road Playing Fields in Belfast have an easily accessible location so you have a variety of means of transport to choose from.
By train and tube: if you are travelling by railway, you will be glad to know that the closest train station Balmoral is located only within 10 minutes of walking distance from the Boucher Playing Fields.
By bus: the nearest bus station would be Malone Park Balmoral, located within 15 minutes of walking distance from the venue and serviced by the bus route 9C. Another bus station, located in close proximity to the venue would be Kings Hall Balmoral, located within 14 minutes of walking distance. The bus station is serviced by 538 bus route from the City Centre towards Dromore, Square.
By car: the Boucher Playing Fields are located right beside the M1 motorway and A55 Road so the place is very accessible in case you are taking a car to get there.
International: if you are travelling to the Boucher Playing Fields from the George Best Belfast City Airport, your journey will take only 12 minutes via A12. In case you are coming from Belfast International Airport, your trip will take 22 minutes via B38.
During the big events, there are parking and traffic delays, especially because there is no parking in the area of the concert site. On street parking is available, though. However, Blue Badge holder will not find any dedicated spots.
Access for people with special needs
The venue is ready to welcome guests with disabilities; the administration of the Boucher Playing Fields has made the concert site accessible via level access, ramps and wheelchair accessible toilets.