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Peaks of perfect pastries at Divis Coffee Barn

Hikers and riders are on the scent of a scenic sizzle with the opening of coffee shop facilities on Divis and Black Mountain. Weary walkers and famished visitors are flocking to sample the homemade baking and cooking delights at Divis Coffee Barn that at 1,025 ft proudly boasts Ireland’s highest coffee shop.   Located a short walk inside the entrance of the National Trust site, it’s the perfect pitstop after […]

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Recreation guide launched with Belfast Lord Mayor

New guide serves half a million visits in the Belfast Hills and is available online or at various locations.

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Magnificient meadows to bloom at Lagmore Glen

Mount Eagles estate in west Belfast is celebrating community ‘flower power’ after securing £15,000 for a wildflower meadow and woodland.

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Ray of Light for Ancient Woodland

Farmers and landowners in the Belfast Hills are being encouraged to take part in major new project to restore damaged ancient woodland in Northern Ireland.

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How to spot Japanese knotweed

It’s summer and everything in the garden is growing – but so is Japanese knotweed. Read on for: What it looks like? What do I do about removing it?

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Imogen is ‘champion wonder horse’

A Suffolk Punch horse named Imogen who works in the Belfast Hills has become a ‘mane’ attraction after winning the British Horse Logging Championships.

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Spotlight on antiquity at Carnmoney Hill

The Belfast Hills Partnership is gathering a host of archaeologists, historians, schools and community groups as the spotlight falls on the antiquity of Carnmoney Hill this spring.

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Old Dunanney farm on Carnmoney Hill

At the end of a laneway on the slopes of Carnmoney Hill, lies the remains of a homestead steeped in the history of the Belfast Hills, which will be the location of an archaeological dig in May.

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