As a Partnership we do our best to publicise the ever expanding number of events being run in the Belfast Hills.
Please note that the following list of events are simply those we are made aware of, other events may be available in the Belfast Hills area.
The Belfast Hills Partnership takes no responsibility for the accuracy of information given or for any other aspects of events unless specifically stated that the event is being run by the Partnership.
Everyone is welcome to our events, but please bear these important points in mind:
• Suitable clothing and footwear should be worn
• All children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult
• Unaccompanied 16 & 17 year olds must get a parental consent form completed prior to taking part in the activity
• Dogs are allowed on some walks but only on a lead (please get in touch to check suitability)
• Some parts of walks can be steep or difficult
• The Belfast Hills Partnership promotes responsible countryside enjoyment and has published an Access Code
Over the past 6 years the Belfast Hills Partnership has been undertaking annual Community Archaeology Digs across the hills – this bus tour will revisit these various sites and share some of the history uncovered. These sites include Cave Hill’s…READ MORE
Cave Hill Conservation Campaign Events Series Solstice walk. Greet the sun at dawn on a summer solstice morning before most of Belfast has stirred. Meet at the Castle. For further details: cavehillconservation.org Facebook site for Cave Hill Conservation…READ MORE
Tuesday 26th June, 10am-1pm, Half Moon Lake, Suffolk Road Bookings: email@example.com This course will introduce you to key native pond plants and non-native invasive pond plant species, the impact of the invasives and what to do if you see them.…READ MORE
Cave Hill Conservation Campaign Events Series Butterflies of Cave Hill. Cormac Hamill will lead a group along his regular butterfly transect in the expectation of finding some of the 17 species regularly found on Cave Hill. Meet at the…READ MORE
Young and old alike are invited to a night of storytelling around the campfire led by renowned local story teller Eamonn Keenan, interwoven with some campfire cookery. Cookery will include bread twists, smores and banana boats. This magical night of…READ MORE
Cave Hill Conservation Campaign Events Series Bats of Cave Hill. Aidan Crean will introduce us to these enchanting nocturnal animals during an evening dander. Meet at the Castle. For further details: cavehillconservation.org Facebook site for Cave Hill Conservation…READ MORE
Batty about bats? Want to hear their unique echolocation/sonar sounds first hand? Ligoniel Dams are the perfect place to observe these fascinating nocturnal creatures, as after dark the site comes to life as these little acrobats flit and soar around…READ MORE
Cave Hill Conservation Campaign Events Series The rocks of Cave Hill. Kirstin Lemon is an enthusiast for her geology profession and she will delight in explaining the geological origins of Cave Hill on this walk over the hill. Meet…READ MORE
Tuesday 9th October, 10am-1pm, Rathfern Social Activity Centre and Carnmoney Hill Bookings: firstname.lastname@example.org This course will introduce you to why, when and how tree seeds are collected and then grown. We will begin by explaining why collecting tree seeds is…READ MORE
Cave Hill Conservation Campaign Events Series Cave Hill by night. We have picked a moonless night to try to get the best view we can of the heavens (clouds permitting!) Meet at the Castle. For further details: cavehillconservation.org…READ MORE
Cave Hill Conservation Campaign Events Series The archaeology of Cave Hill. Local archaeologist Cormac McSparron will lead a trip to the various remains on the hill from the Neolithic period to the early Christian period. Meet at the entrance…READ MORE
BELFAST HILLS WALKING GUIDE