Winter Wonderland Walks


The festive season is now here! Many people opt to forget about the great outdoors over these chilly months and stay warm inside. However, there is an abundance of superb walking locations to enjoy across Northern Ireland. Why not grab those coats, wrap up warm, brave the elements and make the most of some of these fantastic walking routes right on your doorstep!

Divis and Black Mountain

One of the top 10 Winter Walks as voted by the Guardian, Divis and Black Mountain offers a mesmerising location to go walking over the winter months. With a range of fantastic walks and stunning views over Belfast, this is a must ramble for the winter. For more information on Divis and Black Mountain, please click here.

Robbers Table

Banish any winter chills and keep warm by taking a brisk stroll around Robbers Table, Co. Tyrone. Situated close to Omagh, the Robbers Table offers panoramic views over the Sperrins and Bluestack mountain range. Make sure to wrap up warm and enjoy every minute spent along this route. For more information on the Robber Table walking trail, please click here.

Beech Hill

Situated in Londonderry, Beech Hill has a beautiful circular trail within the wooded grounds of the Beech Hill Country House Hotel. This stunning trail progresses through outstanding woodland now bare with by the winter winds. To finish the walk and battle the winter cold, why not pop into the local Cafe and warm the cockles with some hot seasonal beverages as a treat at the end of your walk! For more information on Beech Hill Donnelly Trail, please click here.

Lough Fea

Close to the countryside town of Cookstown, the Lough Fea walk covers 2.6 miles of striking views of the nearby mountain range perfect for a crisp Christmas stroll to work off any yuletide pies. For more information on Lough Fea, please click here.

Barnett Demesne

Want to escape the hustle and bustle of a busy City Centre this season? Take a dander around Barnett Demesne and explore the historical woodland with eye-catching views of the icy River Lagan. Once finished, call into Malone House to heat up with a hot drink while embracing the peacefulness and tranquillity of the estate. For more information on Barnett Demesne, please click here.

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