Colin Glen

Colin Glen

Situated in the heart of West Belfast, Colin Glen Forest Park is a beautiful wooded river glen Following the line of the Colin River, a tributary of the River Lagan down / on the slopes of the Black Mountain,

The forest park offers beautiful walk, exhilarating runs and some spectacular outdoor activities within its 200 acres of scenic woodland, grassland, waterfalls and ponds. It is often referred to as Belfast's 'green lung' and is home to a range of wildlife – a real wilderness in the heart of Belfast. The beautiful wooded glen features a 4 mile riverside walk following the Colin River through the beautiful wooded glen on surfaced paths to experience the great views of the glen, the Belfast Hills (Black Mountain) and Belfast City.

Home to a range of wildlife, a wilderness in the heart of Belfast, our Forest Park offers beautiful walks, exhilarating runs, and some spectacular outdoor activities as well as a purpose built multisports complex.

Its Outdoor Activity Centre provides makes the park a place for all the family to come and find something to enjoy and learn more about local environmental matters, environmental education, volunteering and the history of the Park. The centres features ‘SKYtrek’, an award winning high and low ropes course with 50m zipline and fan descender, kayaking, raft building, lazer tag, zorbing and many other exciting activities.


The Colin Glen Multi Sports Complex is less than a mile away with a 9 Hole Golf Course, Driving Range, 3G multisport Pitches and Gymnasium.

Facilities

Accessible parking
Accessible toilets
Café
Accessibility

Opening Hours

Forest Park 

Open Every Day 9am - 6pm

Forest Park Centre

Monday - Friday:  8.30am - 6pm

Saturday - Sunday:  9am - 4pm 

Cafe 

Monday - Friday: 9am - 3pm

Saturday: 9am - 4pm 

Sunday (summer): 9am - 2pm 

Closed on sundays during winter

Charges

Not applicable.

Walk Trails

Circular, 4 miles

Colin Glen. Pretty riverside walk.

Outdoor Activity Centres

02890614115
reception@colinglentrust.org

Colin Glen Forest Park & SKYTrek.

Other Activities

High Ropes & Zip Lines
For more information please see http://skytrek.tv/

Archery
For more information please see: http://www.colinglen.org/activities-in-belfast/

Mountain Biking
For more information please see: http://www.colinglen.org/activities-in-belfast/

Zorbing
For more information please see: http://www.colinglen.org/activities-in-belfast/

Orienteering
For more information please see: http://www.colinglen.org/activities-in-belfast/

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Contact

+44 (0)28 9061 4115

Location

163 Stewartstown Road
Dunmurry
BT17 0HW

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