Colin Glen Forest Park

Colin Glen Forest Park is a beautiful wooded glen located in the southwest of Belfast City in the heart of the Belfast Hills. Visitors can expect to enjoy beautiful woodland walks, adventurous outdoor activities and superb leisure facilities with a spectacular unparalleled view over Belfast City from a height!
Colin Glen Adventure Centre
Our ever increasing portfolio of Outdoor Activities ensure there is something for everyone to enjoy at Colin Glen

SKYTrek – is Ireland's premier high & Low ropes activity centre including Climbing Wall & Challenges, Zip Lines & Fan Descender. SKYTrek offers an adventurous day out for all! Suitable for everyone, from 5 years and up, SKYTrek will take you out of your comfort zone and force you to overcome challenges at height, leaving you with elated self confidence in your ability to master all of life's difficulties!

Kayaking – Our nearby man-made lake at the top of the beautiful glen is perfect for beginners, right through to more experienced paddlers. Our qualified team of kayaking instructors will be on board to ensure you not only have a great day in the water but also learn new skills and improve your kayaking ability.

Lazer-tag – This exhilarating outdoor experience is a game of wits and cunning, stealth and strategy. At close combat try and lead your team to victory using our infra-red gaming guns while navigating through the wilderness of the forest.

Aqua Zorbing – Hugely popular for all ages and abilities, this new activity involves the participant literally walking on water, while inside a large inflatable ball. You can walk, run and flip on the water to your heart’s content all without getting wet.

Raft building – Robinson Crusoe eat your heart out! This water based competitive team challenge involves constructing a raft from barrels, planks and rope with a little encouragement from our skilled staff.

Zorb football – Crash, Bounce, Bump and Flip in the most unique, bizarre and energetic football game you will ever take part in.

Archery – Try your hand at archery, this exciting sport is suitable for all ages and abilities, enabling everyone to challenge themselves and develop skills such as accuracy, concentration and mental discipline.
NB. This map is based on the postcode and so may not reflect the exact location.

Opening times:

Colin Glen Forest Park is open all year round. Contact us for car park opening times.
Forest Park Centre; 09:00 - 17:00 Monday-Friday, 11:00 - 15:00 Saturday (All Year except Christmas and Bank Holidays).
Phone for café times.


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

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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.
  • Tea-room/Cafe onsite
  • Gift Shop
  • Toilets
  • Accept Groups/Coach Parties
  • Open Sundays
  • Guided Tours Available
  • Open Evenings
  • Open Mondays
  • Picnic Area
  • Euro Accepted
  • Credit/Debit Cards Accepted
  • Parking Available
  • Baby Changing facilities
  • Family Discount
  • Free (parking charges may apply)
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