A Different Side Of The City

See spectacular views of Belfast from Divis Mountain

With spectacular panoramic views over Belfast, Divis and the Black Mountain is a haven for those seeking the wild countryside experience.

The mountains rest in the heart of the Belfast Hills and a fascinating walk will take place on Sunday, 21 January 2007 from 1 - 4pm.

This guided tour will take you to the top of Divis and the Black Mountain, to over look the panoramic views of Counties Antrim, Armagh, Down, Tyrone and Londonderry. 

Visible also, weather depending, will be the Scottish west coast, the Cumbrian hills in England,  the Isle of Man and the north coast of Wales.  All of Lough Neigh can also be seen from the top of Divis Mountain.

The walk will cover a distance of approximately seven miles along the main pathways of the property, crossing at one point, an upland blanket bog by means of a floating boardwalk before looking down on the Kingdom of Mourne, Strangford Lough and the City of Belfast.

Suitable outdoor clothing is essential. A hot flask is optional. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Walk starting point:  Entrance to the National Trust’s Divis and Black Mountain, Divis Road, Hannahstown, Belfast.  Walk begins at 1pm.

For further information contact: divis@nationaltrust.org.uk