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Address: Old Holywood Road | Jackson's Road, Holywood BT16 1YP, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 44-28-9181-1491
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Impressive walk

At the beginning it's a steep climb to the top but it's worth it for the view. Great walk for dog owners (do remember to pick up the mess please) many places for them to get... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
CoasterNerdett
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

This park is huge and has amazing views over belfast and Holywood. The history of the park is amazing and you can still see the reminance of the bear pit where the previous owner kept his (youve guessed it) bear. He used to make whiskey but was put out off business by prohibition as most of his customers were American

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Thank Richard M
Cramlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

My husband and I recently visited friends living in Belfast in the Holywood area. Myself and my friend's husband are both keen runners so we decided to go on one of his local running routes. We went up to the top of Redburn Hill in Redburn Country Park. Although the run was tough, the views from the top were amazing.... More 

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Thank GillySuttie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

Love this place !!! Great for a family walk or just a quiet stroll with the dog plenty to see and loads for dogs to sniff around :) Great if you are like my daughter and have a passion for xc running. make sure you have the right type of shoes it can be a little muddy in places.

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Thank Heather M
N.Irish in paris
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

a wonderful walk,well sign posted,akso the history of rthe woods laid out well,the whiskey owning family the Dunvilles lived here,and some goid history,C.S Lewis roamed here too,and tgere is an old lampost in the trees....a nunnery was here many years ago too.

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Thank ulsterlass
Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

At the beginning it's a steep climb to the top but it's worth it for the view. Great walk for dog owners (do remember to pick up the mess please) many places for them to get dirty. Apart from the steep start its an easy walk with points of interest dotted about. The only downside was a rather rude man... More 

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Thank CoasterNerdett
Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Redburn is a really nice location to walk or run up. The view is worth the climb and is really nice a dawn

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Thank Daniel_Magee
Chalgrove, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Great outdoor space very close to the town centre...however walks are limited. There are two loops only, varying in difficulty. A lot of people walk their dogs, and not all pick up after them, so beware of the doggie land mines.

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Thank Lucles
belfast-UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Amazing views and peace and quiet. Walking through the ruins of Redburn House designed by the architects Lanyon, Lynn and Lanyon and built for Robert Grimshaw Dunville.

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Thank belfast-jj
Belfast
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This is a lovely walk, not too far from the city centre. It offers great views and is a peaceful and relaxing spot. Worth a visit

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Thank D S
Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Great walks laid out on the side of the Craigantlet Hills, behind Holywood, looking over the shores of Belfast Lough and beyond. Great if your dog likes woodland to play in, and you don't mind some hills...ok, ok, a lot of hills. lol It can be quite steep in places, both with sloped pathways and steps, but on the bright... More 

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