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Fab Views!

It’s a bit of a climb, but the views are worth every step. North Ireland is one of the most... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
TravelDiva001
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Great walk, beautiful views

It's a good work out and lovely walk. Beautiful views all around. I try visit and hike up Slemish... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2018
HTRCanada
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Canada
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

It’s a bit of a climb, but the views are worth every step. North Ireland is one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever visited. This hike has 2 approaches to reach the summit. One is more challenging than the other. The more gentle path...More

1  Thank TravelDiva001
Reviewed 2 June 2018

It's a good work out and lovely walk. Beautiful views all around. I try visit and hike up Slemish Mountain every time I'm in the area

1  Thank HTRCanada
Reviewed 18 March 2018

On a very cold St Patrick's Day I decided to tackle Slemish mountain just a few miles out from County Antrim village of Broughshane. Climbing Slemish mountain is a very popular thing to do every St Patrick's Day due to the legend of St Patrick...More

1  Thank Nicholas D
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Good day out lovely walk and climb up to the top ..loads fun coming down lol . Good view over the hills and Ballymena..

1  Thank ballymana
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We take a ride to visit this well known place in Northern Ireland. Great for hiking, but risky for small children as may require climbing. The view is breath taking. And a fab picture spot for long memories of yours. Give it a chance, but...More

Thank Ru55lan
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We climbed to the top with our dog and found the climb manageable and enjoyable. The views from the top are fantastic - out to the coast, the glens and across farmland. We found the descent tricky, especially with a dog on a lead, and...More

Thank Ilneonoto
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Great day, nice walk that the 3 year old daughter could handle, only downside was the toilets at the bottom, lights didn't work, no soap, and generally a mess.

Thank Cillian R
Reviewed 11 June 2017

A beautiful location which was nice and quiet. The climb was moderately challenging but also enjoyable and well worth it once you got to the top. There are paths you can follow but these are not always obvious so watch out - I would not...More

Thank lozengehappy
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We arrived unprepared on a whim trying to kill a few hours before our flight home. We had coats and reasonable footwear but no knowledge of the routes. It was a rainy day and initially I decided to not try the ascent, worried we were...More

1  Thank ChearyMajorTom
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Irish and church historians suggest that when Patrick was captured and taken as a slave away from his home in Great Britain at the age of 16, he worked around Slemish Mountain as a shepherd for 6 years before escaping and returning to his home...More

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Response from Ru55lan | Reviewed this property |
Parking and climb are free. Opens 24/7. Take care about proper footwear, it is extremely slippery, when wet. Not suitable for little kids (under 8-9) as there is no paved or pre made trail up to the pinnacle.
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