Challenge Walks 2022

Challenge Walk Series 2022


Up for a challenge? Grab your hiking boots and join staff from the Belfast Hills Partnership as they guide you around the Belfast Hills. We hope you will not only improve your fitness and have great craic but also discover new places to explore and enjoy.    BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL AS PLACES LIMITED


10am – 12.30pm Sat 26th March

Divis & Black Mountain 2 peak challenge:

On this hike you will tackle two of the highest peaks in the Belfast Hills – Divis and Black Mountain. This walk provides you with stunning views over Belfast and beyond. Good paths throughout.

Meeting: Upper car park beside the coffee barn off the Divis Rd

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10am – 12.30pm Sat 30th April

Exploring Cave Hill and CollinWard Mountain:

Take the path less travelled on this hike with takes you off the main path through Ballyaghagan’s area of Scientific interest to Collinward Mountain (which has just recently been opened to the general public). You will then ascend to the iconic McArt’s Fort before returning homewards. Much of this walk is on informal paths so may be muddy underfoot.

Meeting: Upper Hightown Rd Car Park entrance to Cave Hill Country Park

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10am – 1pm Sat 28th May

Hazelbank and beyond:

Explore some of the lesser know of the Belfast Hills sites on this circular route across multiple sites. Start off just beyond the hills at Hazelbank, leading onto Gideon’s Green, through Glas na Bradden glen, to the Valley Park, ascending to the steep slopes of Carnmoney Hill before heading back to Hazelbank. Good paths throughout, some road sections.

Meeting: Hazelbank Park, Shore Rd Newtownabbey

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For all events please wear hiking boots or similar sturdy outdoor footwear, bring a drink and snack, along with extra layers including waterproofs.

Download the flyer here: Belfast Hills Challenge Walks 2022