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:

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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:

Free parking
Toilet facilities
Refreshments available at the Long Barn visitor centre
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
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