Colin Glen Forest Park

Situated in the heart of West Belfast, Colin Glen Forest Park is a beautiful wooded river glen, consisting of 200 acres of scenic woodland, grassland, waterfalls and ponds. The Forest Park centre provides a location to learn more about local environmental matters, environmental education, volunteering and the history of the Park.

The Forest Park Centre has secure parking, exhibitions, shop and New Woodland Café offering a healthier menu along with facilities for room hire, group tours and education visits by arrangement.

**In November 2008, Colin Glen Trust was awarded Best Social Enterprise in the NI section of the UK Social Entertprise Wards**
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Opening times:

Colin Glen Forest Park is open all year round. Contact us for car park opening times.
Forest Park Centre; 9am-5pm Monday-Friday, 11am-3pm Saturday (All Year except Christmas and Bank Holidays).
Phone for café times.


Our prices vary from event to event, please check our events brouchure to find details.

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Lisburn Tourist Information Centre

Location / Directions

The Forest Park Centre and the main entrance of the Colin Glen Forest Park is located at Stewartstown Road, Dunmurry. Visitors travelling from Belfast City Centre should take the M1 leaving the motorway at Junction 3 and follow the Brown and White Tourist Signs for the Colin Glen Forest Park from the end of the slip road (Blacks Road). Metro bus routes 10b, 10c, 10d, 10e, 10f.
Visitors from Lisburn direction should follow the Brown and White Tourist Signs from the Queensway roundabout.
15 minutes from Belfast and Lisburn town centres.
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