Divis Summit Trail
A specifically designed loop walk on Divis Mountain with spectacular views over Belfast and every county in Ulster as well as parts of Scotland and England. With stone pitching as its main feature, the Divis summit trail is designed to maintain the condition of the mountain slope while providing public access.
Distance 2.8 miles
OS Map 15
Terrain Mountainous with rough sections
Nearest Town Hannahstown, Belfast
Route Shape Circular
Grid Reference J272744
Route Type Mountain
At the Long Barn car park (Note National Trust car park pricing applies for this car park however there is an alternative free car park on Divis Rd 0.5 miles from the Long Barn which can also be used by walkers) continue straight on then take the first left out the “Tipperary” road following the waymarkers. Take a right up the gravel and stone pitched trail towards the summit. At the summit follow the asphalt road back to the Long Barn.
Views of Belfast, Lough Neagh and the Irish Sea
Minor road off the B38 Upper Springfield Road, off the A55 Outer Ring
Translink – journeyplanner.translink.co.uk
Divis Coffee BarnFree parkingToilet facilitiesAn open site with free access. Charge for guided tours onlyMobility parking spacesMobility toilet facilitiesWheelchair-accessible kissing gates to mountain. The following facilities are available for users with limited mobility: – Café (wheelchair accessible) – Disabled parking – Disabled toilets with RADAR key – Visitors Centre
- There may not be a formalised path, and variable, single file trails are to be expected.
- Gradients and cross slope could be expected to be steep and not limited.
- Obstacles and surface breaks of greater than 75mm measured across the line of the path to be expected.
- Overhanging branches are possible. Passing places and rest areas may not be formalised or provided.