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Colin Glen Forest Park

163 Stewartstown Road, Lisburn BT17 OHW, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9061 4115
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Sky Trek - Perfect for hen party

We booked Sky Trek for a large hen party and and we had an amazing afternoon. Its scarier than it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CaffreyMiddx
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Middx
Educational visit

Went to do the Gruffalo trail with a class of children. Kids all had a great time & really enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Joanne F
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Colin Glen is a beautiful wooded glen owned by the NIEA and Managed by Colin Glen Trust situated in Dunmurry at the base of the Belfast Hills. A 200+ acre wooded Glen consisting of ponds, a river (The Colin River) bridges - (variable in structure) a network of paths, flora and fauna, which all create a diverse leisure/educational facility on the outskirts of Belfast. The park offers an exciting array of outdoor activities, including SKYtrek Aerial Adventure park, golf academy, 3G football pitches, gymnasium as well as environmental education and youth work programmes. Colin Glen has been described as Belfast's Green Lung, the park was recently the first community park in Northern Ireland to be awarded the Green Flag Award - a National Benchmark for quality parks and green spaces. The park has recently become a recreation playground for individuals, families and groups seeking some solstice from the hustle and bustle of every day life.
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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163 Stewartstown Road, Lisburn BT17 OHW, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9061 4115
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked Sky Trek for a large hen party and and we had an amazing afternoon. Its scarier than it looks but the staff are fantastic and very helpful. We also a had a lovely homemade lunch in the onsite cafe. Highly recommend.

Thank CaffreyMiddx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to do the Gruffalo trail with a class of children. Kids all had a great time & really enjoyed finding all the characters. It's a lovely walk round the forest park

Thank Joanne F
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Went here specifically for the gruffalo trail with our young children. They loved getting their map at reception and walking under the arch following in mouse's footsteps. Good bit of walking for young kids but they loved finding characters hidden around bends or up hills....More

Thank annapmclarke
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

No think to do it there just walking , and enjoying the forests views river.no activity to do it there. Nice place.More

Thank muhamed z
Bikermad74, Manager at Colin Glen Forest Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Muhammed Thanks for your review, although I'm concerned that you think there is nothing to do! Did you notice SKYTrek on the entrance to the forest park which consists of a High & Low Ropes Course, Climbing Wall, Challenges, Zip Lines and Power Fan Descender?...More

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Four of us went and had a great time, even though one of us was very nervous and scared of heights. We did the ultimate experience including the climbing wall, low and high ropes and zip wire, was very fun and we all enjoyed ourselves,...More

Thank tiegan g
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We took a 5, 6 & 8 year old to the climbing wall and lower rope adventure. They had a great time. The staff were really friendly and made the day for the us. It is very reasonably priced for the time you get. They...More

Thank Ian L
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

The magic is all built up when you first arrive with the lovely gruffalo archway and was expecting more than just a few sculptures dotted through the forest. Walk was enjoyable as it was lovely weather but was hoping the story would of been portrayed...More

Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Forest park nice walk to do weather permitted. Cafe available in centre on arrival to park . Parking spaces available on grounds of forest. Would recommend.

Thank littlegem09
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We went to the Gruffalo day during half term. My 5 year old enjoyed the story time and the crafts. The walk itself was at a gentle pace and we got to see all of the main characters in the Gruffalo books. There is a...More

Thank Cathy N
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

I had an amazing time with Aaron and Monty they were such good staff and were able to help me with my fear off heights. They where such friendly and outgoing people. I would definitely recommend this and I would be back! Thank you lads.

Thank murphyfreckle
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BelfastSarah
31 January 2017|
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Response from mariamJ9406UW | Reviewed this property |
im not sure how suitable it would be for crutches. you might encounter problems cos its not a smooth surface. uneven in parts
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