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
• 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 birds of Cave Hill.

Get up close  to some of our native birds. Licensed bird ringer Aidan Crean will catch, ring and release them and allow us to see them in beautiful detail. Meet at the Castle. For further details contact : Cave Hill…

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Dawn chorus

John O’Boyle will lead a dander around the Park to hear and identify birds. Specially designed for early risers! Meet at the gates to the Park at the top of Innisfayle Park. For further details contact : Cave Hill Conservation…

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Forage on Cave Hill

Phil Simpson has a fund of practical knowledge and plant lore. We’ll walk in his company to see what useful plants we can find. Meet at the Castle. For further details contact : Cave Hill Conservation Campaign facebook site, email…

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The flora of Cave Hill

Karl Hamilton will guide us on a plant identification walk in the Nature Reserve in Ballyaghagan at the back of the hill. Meet at the entrance to the Park at the top of the Hightown Road. For further details contact:…

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Butterflies & mini-beasts

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…

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A general walk on Cave Hill.

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 cormachamill47@gmail.com or phone 90291357 or visit www.cavehillconservation.org

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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 contact: Cave Hill Conservation Campaign facebook site, email cormachamill47@gmail.com or phone 90291357 or visit www.cavehillconservation.org

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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 to the Park at the top of the Hightown Road. For further…

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Cave Hill by moonlight.

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 cormachamill47@gmail.com or phone 90291357 or visit www.cavehillconservation.org

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The rocks of Cave Hill

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…

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