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Colin Glen Forest Park

163 Stewartstown Road, Lisburn BT17 OHW, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9061 4115
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Nice walk

Nice walk. Weather was good so that helped. I’m definitely going back as there seemed to be so many... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Lisburn, United Kingdom
via mobile
Simple Walk

This was a simple walk in a small forest. Some of the statues were in a bit of disrepair but the... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
Ruth L
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Colin Glen is a beautiful wooded glen owned by the NIEA and Managed by Colin Glen Trust situated in Dunmurry at the base of the Belfast Hills. A 200+ acre wooded Glen consisting of ponds, a river (The Colin River) bridges - (variable in structure) a network of paths, flora and fauna, which all create a diverse leisure/educational facility on the outskirts of Belfast. The park offers an exciting array of outdoor activities, including SKYtrek Aerial Adventure park, golf academy, 3G football pitches, gymnasium as well as environmental education and youth work programmes. Colin Glen has been described as Belfast's Green Lung, the park was recently the first community park in Northern Ireland to be awarded the Green Flag Award - a National Benchmark for quality parks and green spaces. The park has recently become a recreation playground for individuals, families and groups seeking some solstice from the hustle and bustle of every day life.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“gruffalo trail” (13 reviews)
“nice walk” (7 reviews)
“sky trek” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
163 Stewartstown Road, Lisburn BT17 OHW, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9061 4115
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Nice walk. Weather was good so that helped. I’m definitely going back as there seemed to be so many outdoor activities.

Thank floofle
Reviewed 30 September 2017

This was a simple walk in a small forest. Some of the statues were in a bit of disrepair but the kids enjoyed finding them and having their photo. Great attraction for free. Came back to the car park to find my car had been...More

Thank Ruth L
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Considering how many dog walkers I seen no poop on the ground, impressed, made for a nice walk. Nice for kids with the Gruffalo theme...

Thank jnth007
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Was an average experience. Glad we called while in the area and didn't travel a distance to come here. Nice walk but not what I expected!

Thank rockyrodgers
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We booked Sky Trek for a large hen party and and we had an amazing afternoon. Its scarier than it looks but the staff are fantastic and very helpful. We also a had a lovely homemade lunch in the onsite cafe. Highly recommend.

Thank CaffreyMiddx
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Went to do the Gruffalo trail with a class of children. Kids all had a great time & really enjoyed finding all the characters. It's a lovely walk round the forest park

Thank Joanne F
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Went here specifically for the gruffalo trail with our young children. They loved getting their map at reception and walking under the arch following in mouse's footsteps. Good bit of walking for young kids but they loved finding characters hidden around bends or up hills....More

Thank annapmclarke
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

No think to do it there just walking , and enjoying the forests views river.no activity to do it there. Nice place.More

Thank muhamed z
Bikermad74, Manager at Colin Glen Forest Park, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Muhammed Thanks for your review, although I'm concerned that you think there is nothing to do! Did you notice SKYTrek on the entrance to the forest park which consists of a High & Low Ropes Course, Climbing Wall, Challenges, Zip Lines and Power Fan Descender?...More

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Four of us went and had a great time, even though one of us was very nervous and scared of heights. We did the ultimate experience including the climbing wall, low and high ropes and zip wire, was very fun and we all enjoyed ourselves,...More

Thank tiegan g
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We took a 5, 6 & 8 year old to the climbing wall and lower rope adventure. They had a great time. The staff were really friendly and made the day for the us. It is very reasonably priced for the time you get. They...More

Thank Ian L
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31 January 2017|
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Response from mariamJ9406UW | Reviewed this property |
im not sure how suitable it would be for crutches. you might encounter problems cos its not a smooth surface. uneven in parts