Below are listed the walking events for 2017. If you are going on one of our walks within the Park, please be prepared for bad weather and bring footwear suitable for rough ground. Some of the walks will be moderately strenuous and some people may find them challenging. Young people under 16 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
If you have any worries about fitness or have medical conditions which might affect your ability to walk, please talk to the leader at the start of the walk.
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.
Saturday 19 Aug 1000-1300 A general walk on Cave Hill.
Cormac Hamill will lead a general history walk to the top of the Hill. Meet at the Castle.
Friday 1 Sep 2100-2300 Bats of Cave Hill.
Aidan Crean will introduce us to these enchanting nocturnal animals during an evening dander. Meet at the Castle.
Saturday 16 Sep 1000-1300 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.
Friday 6 Oct 1930-2200 Cave Hill by moonlight.
An enchanting walk over the Cave Hill lit only by the light of the full moon.
Saturday 21 Oct 1000-1300 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.