Divis Summit Trail

Walking Route

A specifically designed loop walk on Divis Mountain with spectacular views over Belfast and every county in Ulster as well as parts of Scotland and England.  With stone pitching as its main feature, the Divis summit trail is designed to maintain the condition of the mountain slope while providing public access.

Distance:

3 miles

Start Point:

J272744

Finish Point:

J272744

Point of interest:

Views of Belfast, Lough Neagh and the Irish Sea

Nearest town:

Hannahstown, Belfast

Getting to the start by public transport:

Ulsterbus 106 (Crumlin) from Europa Bus Station. Alight at Divis Road.

Getting to the start by car:

Minor road off the B38 Upper Springfield Road, off the A55 Outer Ring

Getting to the start on foot:

A continuous walking trail links the Lagan Valley Regional Park in South Belfast to the summits of Divis and the Black Mountain

OS map:

15

Terrain:

Mountainous with rough sections

Route:

At the Long Barn car park (Note National Trust car park pricing applies for this car park however there is an alternative free car park on Divis Rd 0.5 miles from the Long Barn which can also be used by walkers) continue straight on then take the first left out the “Tipperary” road following the waymarkers. Take a right up the gravel and stone pitched trail towards the summit. At the summit follow the asphalt road back to the Long Barn.

Facilities:

Divis Coffee Barn
Free parking
Toilet facilities
An open site with free access. Charge for guided tours only
Mobility parking spaces
Mobility toilet facilities
Wheelchair-accessible kissing gates to mountain

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Visit Belfast Welcome Centre Tourist Information
  • Free (parking charges may apply)
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