An attractive feature of Belfast is the brown-green mountain range that dominates its skyline, running from the Cave Hill in ... More
Colin Glen Forest Park
An attractive feature of Belfast is the brown-green mountain range that dominates its skyline, running from the Cave Hill in the north to the Black Mountain that stands proud over the whole of West Belfast. At the foot of the Black Mountain is the Colin Glen Forest Park, so if you feel like getting close to nature without leaving the city limits this is a good place to start with. There are 200 acres of nature trails and wildlife ponds here divided by a river. You can find out more about the park and its environs in the visitors' center which has some excellent audio-visual displays. Many of the paths are wheelchair friendly.
Just over four miles north of Belfast city center lies an area of some 750 acres spread out between Belfast
Zoo and Belfast Castle known as the Cave Hill Country Park. A haven of green and calm, (unless you ...
The beautiful Sinclair Seamen's Church is one of the most famous places of worship in the city. Belfast has a
great seafaring tradition and this church has become a museum/shrine to all things maritime. It was built to meet ...
Ormeau Park, the oldest park in the city, was the first public park opened with a grand ceremony by the
Belfast Corporation in 1871. Remaining one of Belfast's largest parks, this is a leafy refuge from the rush of ...
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