Redburn Country Park

(2 reviews)

A variety of walks are available in Redburn. All walks start from the main car park. Those who do venture to the top are rewarded with amazing views over Belfast Lough.

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  • I recently visited this area for the first time with a walking group. The blue route we followed had a steep walk at the beginning , requiring a walking pole for those less used to walking heights. Although the average age of the group would be late 60s/ early70s , most would be reasonably fit and agile , so the uneven terrain was not an issue. Views over Belfast Lough from the top where worthwhile , though it was a misty day so visibility was restricted — however we were able to see the ships sailing up the Lough and flights coming into George Best Airport—- well worth a second visit in better weather though!

    Esther Chambers at 10:41 am
  • Redburn is a unique place,beautiful in all seasons.But hurry up if you want to enjoy it ,at the rate they ‘re cutting down the trees there’ll be little left to see

    Roy martin at 9:11 pm
  • County Down

    Distance 3.9 miles

    OS Map Sheet 15

    Terrain Off road paths

    Nearest Town Holywood

    Route Shape Circular

    Grid Reference J39569 77168

    Route Type Hill, Parkland & Grassland, Woodland

    The beauty and variety of the mixed woodland, the compact distances and ever-changing woodland species make this a wonderful place to explore on foot. Whether you are a serious rambler, trail runner or simply want to take a short stroll, follow the woodland paths and enjoy the wildlife on the way. Journey to the hilltop and enjoy the panoramic viewpoint. At the top visitors are rewarded with breathtaking views from Belfast Lough to the south Antrim hills. This area is excellent for bird watching, plane spotting, kite flying or exploring the woodland and grassland habitats.

    For those with an equestrian interest, the woodland trails can be enjoyed on horseback, creating your own unique experience. Recommended bridle paths are marked to ensure you get the best routes through the Park. Permits to use the bridle paths can be obtained from Crawfordsburn Country Park.

    Amazing views of Belfast Lough

    Follow the A2 from Belfast to Bangor. Redburn Country Park is signposted from the junction at Palace Barricks.

    Translink – journeyplanner.translink.co.uk

    Dogs are allowed. Dogs should be under control. Please clean up after your dog.

    Carpark

    Grade 5

    Short section of path suitable for wheelchairs at Ardtullagh lane entrance (450m).