Bog meadows

Cycling Route

You will start from the car park at the bottom of Milltown Row, off the Falls Road. The path network meanders through the reserve over bridges and past fenced fields and hedgerows. All paths lead back to the car park, however, you can also take a path into Milltown Cemetery.

Public roads: Off Public Road

Getting to the start: The entrance to Bog Meadows is on Milltown Row, off the Falls Road and just opposite Falls Park. There are regular buses from Belfast city centre. The entrance to the reserve is signposted and a car park is available at the bottom of Milltown Row, by St. Galls GAA pitch.

Traffic: Pedestrian

Nearest town:



2.5 miles

OS map:


Start Point:


Finish Point:



Concrete or quarry dust paths, level throughout the reserve.

Point of interest:

Lake and islands, grazed lowland meadows, reedmace marsh, information panels, public art.


There are no on site facilities except for carparking.

Accessibility information:

While all paths are level some are narrow and bounded by hedges. There are a number of narrow bridges and areas of open water with no fixed physical boundry.


Ulster WildlifeTrust reserves leaflets or online @

Publication availability:

From UWT or online.

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Visit Belfast Welcome Centre Tourist Information
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