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.
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
Terrain:Mountainous with rough sections
Route:The route starts at the entrance gate to the National Trust property at Divis and Black Mountain. Park opposite the gate in the car park and pass through the kissing gate onto the asphalt road that leads towards Divis Mountain. At the Long Barn, continue straight on then take the first left out the “Tipperary” road. 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. Continue back to the car park.
Facilities:Divis Coffee Barn
An open site with free access. Charge for guided tours only
Mobility parking spaces
Mobility toilet facilities
Wheelchair-accessible kissing gates to mountain