Quality Walk

Divis Summit Trail

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.

 

County

Antrim

Distance

3 miles

OS Map

15

Nearest Town

Hannahstown, Belfast

Route Shape

Circular

Route Type

Mountain

Terrain

Mountainous with rough sections

Grid Reference (Start)

J272744

Grid Reference (End)

J272744

Point of Interest

Views of Belfast, Lough Neagh and the Irish Sea

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Other Area

Route Description

At the Long Barn car park (Note National Trust car park pricing applies for this car park however there is an alternative free car park on Divis Rd 0.5 miles from the Long Barn which can also be used by walkers) continue straight on then take the first left out the “Tipperary” road following the waymarkers. 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. 

Getting to the Start (by Public Transport)

Translink - journeyplanner.translink.co.uk

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

Dogs

Dogs are allowed.

Accessibility Grade

Grade 5

Facilities

Divis Coffee Barn
Free parking
Toilet facilities
An open site with free access. Charge for guided tours only
Mobility parking spaces
Mobility toilet facilities
Wheelchair-accessible kissing gates to mountain

Publication

N/A

Publication Availability

N/A

Walk Location
Map of Northern Ireland
 
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