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Address: Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Great easy hour long walk that rewards you with a truly great view over the city all the way to the mourners in the south and the glens and slemish to the north.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 September 2016
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belfast ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Great easy hour long walk that rewards you with a truly great view over the city all the way to the mourners in the south and the glens and slemish to the north.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

My favourite walking spot,,you can walk through the mountain as it now has trials,,, from the top you can see Belfast lough and most of Belfast,,wear suitable clothing and walking shoes,,some cyclists go here also would suit family, solo,everyone of all ages go there,,you might pass cows and horses on your trail,enjoy

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

This area used be used for army training west and north Belfast the twin peaks as it is referred to!! Archeological sight with BBC transmitter here as well.

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Ankara, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

If you are lucky with the weather you will get an amazing view of Belfast and the lough and Cavehill from the top of Black mountain.

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NI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

You have to go here! birdseye view of Belfast. The walk is flat. You park in the national trust carpark opposite the starting point. Suitable for kids. The views of the city in my eyes are thee best.

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Belfast
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Smashing place to visit especially on a good day. Views of Belfast are breathtaking. Only dissapointment the Cafe that was there was closed for no reason.

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Accrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

The countryside is beautiful and worth taking time to visit if you have time and transport. The views around every corner are spectacular and need to be seen to appreciate as photos just don't do it justice.

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Bangor NI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Driving along the Monagh By Pass' I missed the turnoff for the Upper Springfield Road. I did a U turn in an empty side road (off the Whiterock Road). Approaching from the other direction I clearly saw the sign for Divis and Black Mountain. Divis Road is the 2nd turning on the right from the Upper Springfield Road. The National... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

We shell first say that we have not been at the top of the top of this mountain, but through a bus tour has been coming up a bit on the mountain on one side and enjoy the stunning views of the city. The mountain is somewhat reminiscent of Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa; In both cases, you... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

The National Trust have worked wonders laying trails across the mountain which can be walked at any time if the year as they are tarmac. Belfast isn't a particularly pretty city from above but the panoramic views are good. The car park from which all trails begin is only accessible by car unfortunately. In summer months there is a cafe... More 

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