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Cregagh Glen

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Upper Knockbreda Road | North of the Cregagh Road Junction, Castlereagh, Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Easter Sunday Walk

We had driven past here so many times, and decided to stop and see what the walk was like. What a... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Noel G
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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A beautiful walk

Stunning walk climbing the cregagh Glen. Half hour or 45 minutes up and then a 5 minute walk from... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2018
traveller101x
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Upper Knockbreda Road | North of the Cregagh Road Junction, Castlereagh, Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We had driven past here so many times, and decided to stop and see what the walk was like. What a surprise! Lovely walk up through trees and ferns, the river cascading in waterfalls, squirrels and wildlife in abundance. Near the top is a walk...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Stunning walk climbing the cregagh Glen. Half hour or 45 minutes up and then a 5 minute walk from the top to the Four Winds Pub for good food and great beer :-)

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Reviewed 27 May 2017

Located just off the Upper Knockbreda Road dual carriageway opposite the top of the Cregagh Road, Cregagh Glen runs up into the Castlereagh hills before emerging onto the Manse Road. Beyond the Manse Road, a further walk is available that takes you further into the...More

1  Thank Wandering_Aengus
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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

This is a good and long walk it took me about 3 hours to do it and come back. Some of the paths are destroyed a bit by fallen oven trees. Overall I think iys a good walk.

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Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

I recently went for a walk up the Cregagh Glen with my camera. The path starts off easy with a couple of steep climbs, for the most part it is an enjoyable walk. At the top you can go through a tunnel and keep walking...More

1  Thank Mark F
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Reviewed 5 December 2015

This is a cool little walk, very steep but not that hard. Recommend this for locals but would travel to do it if i was you....

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Reviewed 7 August 2015

As made famous by Van Morrison's 'On Hyndford Street', The Cregagh Glen is a hidden treasure nestled above a bustling dusty dual carriageway. It's tougher to negotiate on a damp day, or after heavy rain, as there are steep inclines and descents. And even with...More

1  Thank Daytripper24182
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Reviewed 17 July 2015

An enjoyable walk through the wooded glen beside the water until you come to the Manse Road where you can follow the path to the National Trust Lisnabreeny trail where you get excellent views over Belfast. Entrance on Upper Knockbreda Road A55, north of the...More

1  Thank Andy-Cabs
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John W
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Response from Wandering_Aengus | Reviewed this property |
While there's no car park at the Upper Knockbreda Road end of the walk, at the foot of the glen, there is a small car park near the rath at the other end of walk, just off the Lisnabreeny Road. If you're starting from the... More
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