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Cave Hill Country Park

Antrim Rd, Belfast, Northern Ireland
+44 7920 187643
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Dogs not on lead

We were really looking forward to having a nice walk with our dog round the country park but we had... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2017
NottsForestfan
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Belfast N.Ireland
worth the walk

It is a wonderful climb, but well worth it to the top of Cave Hill. It is known locally as... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2017
sherlynn2406
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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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Antrim Rd, Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 29 January 2017

We were really looking forward to having a nice walk with our dog round the country park but we had to cut our walk short because of the amount of dog owners who didn't and wouldn't put their dogs on a lead even when asked...More

1  Thank NottsForestfan
Reviewed 22 January 2017

It is a wonderful climb, but well worth it to the top of Cave Hill. It is known locally as Napoleon's Nose as the outline looks as if he is laying down. On a clear day, ie no low cloud, the view is just wonderful,...More

Thank sherlynn2406
Reviewed 15 January 2017

I used to run this hill on a regular basis when I was younger, its still an excellent workout to walk, great views from the top and coffee and cake in castle cafe at the end of the walk.

2  Thank ellesmac
Reviewed 13 January 2017

This is a truly exceptional walking experience and the views over the city are breathtaking. What a wonderful way to walk off the excess calories after Christmas!! It is suitable for everyone of varying fitness levels. Highly recommend to all.

2  Thank gottaluvflying
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Nice walking trail, you can climb to the top and get views of the city and Belfast Castle. Can get really windy though so layer up.

1  Thank PriyankaSacha
Reviewed 8 January 2017

A good steep uphill walk from Belfast Castle but worth it for the amazing views and scenery. A must for anyone visiting the city and also great walking territory for serious and casual walkers. You have to be reasonably fit to get to the top...More

1  Thank Nicolette H
Reviewed 6 January 2017

beautiful country park with stunning views over the city, bring your walking shoes and be prepared for some steep climbs, but well worth a visit

Thank Graham M
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Visited Cave Hill in August 16. It was a beautiful sunny day. Took us about an hour to walk to top from Belfast Castle but view was definitely worth it. Would highly recommend it (but take a bottle of water!!)

Thank shippy69
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Worth the steep walk up (resting places en route). If it's a warm day, take water and a picnic and spend time at the top drinking in the wonderful views. Close to Nature and close to the City. But stay on the paths. Cliff edges...More

Thank Barbara I
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Visited twice over recent Christmas holidays with my husband and dog. Fairly good weather both days so had a lovely dry fresh walk. A bit muddy in places but generally good paths. Plenty of big open areas for the dog to run and ramble. The...More

Thank JillyNI
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AnneliesBui
What is the name of the bus stop for Belfast Castle?
27 March 2017|
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Response from Patrick M | Reviewed this property |
Innisvale park
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Ciara A
Is there free parking here?
26 March 2017|
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Response from Colette C | Reviewed this property |
yes parking is free
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Pete Y
Is there a Pram friendly route?
13 July 2016|
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Response from Catherine C | Reviewed this property |
While doable, I don't think it is worth the headache. It's a steep walk and not always smooth underfoot. Sturdy shoes, drinking water, and back up waterproofs if the weather changes is what you should be considering.
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