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
The world is going parkrun mad, with hundreds of thousands catching on to this great free Saturday 5k run idea. For those who’ve not run before, this is an informal introduction to highlight that you’re all welcome to walk the…READ MORE
This course will cover information such as why archaeologists excavate at all and how excavation helps us to understand how people lived in years gone by. It will include the types of equipment used, recovery, care and identification of artefacts. The course…READ MORE
Join archaeologist Harry Welsh, from the Centre for Archaeological Fieldwork (CAF) as he guides the group around around this enigmatic site to hear about what was found during this years’ dig. Meeting by the National Trust visitor centre on Divis.…READ MORE
Our heritage and nature conservation are interwoven down the centuries through the activities of farming, the results of which can be seen at Slievenacloy with its rich variety of wildflowers grazed by traditional cattle breeds. Come and learn about…READ MORE
Northern Ireland’s Big Butterfly Count begins today. Find and examine some of our most beautiful wildlife in the company of Catherine Bertrand and learn some of the mysteries of their lives. Meet at the Castle. For further details contact: Cave…READ MORE
Cormac Hamill will lead a general history walk to the top of the Hill. Meet at the Castle. For further details contact: Cave Hill Conservation Campaign facebook site, email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 90291357 or visit www.cavehillconservation.orgREAD MORE
Aidan Crean will introduce us to these enchanting nocturnal animals during an evening dander. Meet at the Castle. For further details contact: Cave Hill Conservation Campaign facebook site, email email@example.com or phone 90291357 or visit www.cavehillconservation.orgREAD MORE
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 to the Park at the top of the Hightown Road. For further…READ MORE
An enchanting walk over the Cave Hill lit only by the light of the full moon. For further details contact: Cave Hill Conservation Campaign facebook site, email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 90291357 or visit www.cavehillconservation.orgREAD MORE
Kirsty 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 at the Castle. For further details contact Cave Hill Conservation Campaign facebook…READ MORE
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