There are two car parks located in this section, a small car park on Abetta Parade at the entrance to The Hollow and a larger car park accessed via Grand Parade (opposite the Go Station) offering access to Dixon Playing Fields.
There are no public toilets located at The Hollow or Dixon Playing Fields.
Audacity Coffee can be found on the Beersbridge Road close to the entrance to The Hollow and offers coffee and traybakes.
The Hollow can be accessed via
Dixon Playing Fields can be accessed via the Connswater Community Greenway at Grand Parade or Woodcot Avenue. There is also access using one of three new bridges in Dixon Park
If you are travelling by bus from Belfast city centre, take Metro no. 18, 19 or 19A from Belfast city centre and get off at Beersbridge Road.
The Hollow is a site of particular interest as the point that the Connswater meets the two tributaries, the Knock and Loop Rivers. It is also a site of historical interest with links to Van Morrison and Conn O’Neill.
There are several heritage trails and tours that pass through The Hollow including the Conn O’Neill Bus Tour and the Gaelic Bus Tour of East Belfast, both run by Turas at East Belfast Mission.