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The Limestone Way (Belshaw's Quarry National Nature Reserve)

Spend an hour and visit Lisburn City’s newest attraction, The Limestone Way centered on Belshaws Quarry National Nature Reserve, Bensons Road, excavations have revealed unique evidence all in one little area of a geological ‘cake’. Explore eleven features and evidence spanning 250 million years TO when the earth looked nothing like it does now, when Dinosaurs roamed the earth, volcanoes erupted and ice ages carved the earth.

From there, take a walk along just half of mile of the adjacent road along the side of the Lagan Valley, to see more features and look out over the valley to the Mourne Mountains beyond.

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The Limestone Way (Belshaw's Quarry National Nature Reserve)

5 Whitemountain Road
Co Antrim
BT28 3QY
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T: (028) 9266 5278

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