THE BELFAST WHEEL AT KING BILLY PARK
King William Park in Belfast is one of the smallest parks in the city. It is said that King William III used this area to stop and rest his men and horses before making is way to the Battle of the Boyne in 1690 after landing in Carrickfergus on June 14th 1690.
The park’s main attraction is the Belfast Wheel, a bronze map of the city which was donated by the New Belfast Community Arts
The park’s main attraction is the Belfast Wheel, a bronze map of the city which was donated by the New Belfast Community Arts Initiative. The 12 segments of the wheel contain a design from different community groups, with each piece representing the organisation’s home district. The park is beside a Moravian church, dating from the late 1800s.
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