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Cave Hill Country Park

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Beautiful scenary not far from the city

I did the cave trail which took me slightly less than the 2.5hours. A great little walk with views... read more

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Lovely walk, beautiful scenery and view of Belfast.

Just did the cave hill walk from Belfast castle to the top and it’s lovely, about 2 hours total. A... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Belfast, United Kingdom
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All reviews belfast castle great walk views are amazing steep climb great views over belfast well worth the effort mourne mountains castle grounds different routes enjoyable walk great park sunny day walk up couple of hours path lough summit
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Reviewed today via mobile

I did the cave trail which took me slightly less than the 2.5hours. A great little walk with views of belfast. A short bus ride from the centre will get you to the castle where you can start your hike. A word of warning though,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Spike_PKH
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just did the cave hill walk from Belfast castle to the top and it’s lovely, about 2 hours total. A great view of Belfast/harbour at the top with some great view points along the way. And finish with a coffee on Belfast castle after if...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ajimenez94
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent for a good hike. Nice to get some fresh air away from the madness of the city. Always feel great after a walk up here and the views are wonderful

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank okim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a view, we Wales this Hill twice.. just loved it. Was saddened to have someone hand us a paper with a missing person picture on it, apparently this happens alot up there :(

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Molly M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You get there with the number 1 bus from Upper Queens Street. It is advisable to get a day ticket for the public transport (GBP 4). You can start your walk at Belfast castle where you should stop and have a look inside the castle...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Uwe S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love walking in the Cavehill Country Park. It's a great way to view the countryside around Belfast and beyond. And it's still free.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Carole W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best view anywhere if you are fit enough to hike up the hill. Park near Belfast castle and walk up for the views, various routes and paths, but make sure you get down in time for tea and cake in the castle tea room :-)...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank harpersimon
Reviewed 4 February 2019

The views from the top are fabulous and on a clear day you can see as far as the Mournes, Slemish and Scotland. The are various routes to use but the most accessible is from the car park on the Hightown Road but even from...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ZCBill
Reviewed 4 February 2019 via mobile

Very nice place for people who like trekking. Not very high 368m with view on belfast and harbour. When weather is good from top You can see Scotland. Coming back often:)

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed 3 February 2019

Cave hill is a beautiful place in a beautiful day other wise no but u get a good day u get a great view of Belfast stormont rathcool and many more places

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Noraho123
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24 July 2018|
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Response from Samantha M | Reviewed this property |
It’s easier on the lower path, it is a proper path and there are places to rest and leads up to the castle itself - I would test it first though as you know your mum better than me!
5 March 2018|
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Response from trevorh401 | Reviewed this property |
I would leave about 2 hours and my favourite starting point is old Cavehill Road
27 March 2017|
Response from K7210QRpatrickm | Reviewed this property |
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