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Diamond Jubilee Wood

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A lovely walk

The name is a little misleading at this stage as the wood is very young and planted within the last... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2018
Crooksi
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Lovely place

Great spot to take your dog for a walk, lovely & peaceful. There's an exercise station & picnic... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2017
Orla_9
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Belfast, NI
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although I live local I had yet to walk here but now I have, it is a regular event with my dog. Totally safe place to walk dog and kept clean and tidy. Was please to see no dog mess too which was pleasant.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love taking my dog here regularly, no mater what the weather is like it's a nice escape in lovely surrounding especially when the local craft groups display all their lovely things around the trees and hedgerow.

1  Thank normaneal2016
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

The name is a little misleading at this stage as the wood is very young and planted within the last few years. However, don't let that stop you from going. It is a safe country walk perfect for my toddler and I. The wood offers...More

Thank Crooksi
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Great walk starting at Bentra Car Park, venue includes 60,000 trees including a fruit tree orchard, a 2km of path network, a 1000sqm pond, a Commonwealth Tree Avenue planted with copper beech; wildflower meadows, picnic area and a sculpture designed by artist Kevin Killen and...More

2  Thank Stephen D
Reviewed February 26, 2018

Went here because we had heard that there were frogs spawning in the small pond out here. To our disappointment it was all over, so it`s just for a couple of days that they do this.! ? On a very blowy day it was still...More

1  Thank Hanni_LR43
Reviewed February 20, 2018

Went for something specific: to see spawning frogs. The wood did not disappoint, I saw several of the amorous amphibians. In different seasons this place provides different natural wonders. Warning: this was a sunny February day, but I knew to come in Wellington boots. There...More

2  Thank Steveodo
Reviewed April 25, 2017 via mobile

Great spot to take your dog for a walk, lovely & peaceful. There's an exercise station & picnic tables, also a small pond with a bridge over it.

2  Thank Orla_9
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Very infant woodland, I can excuse that but to call a dirty bit of water with drainage pipes exposed, a pond is a bit of a far stretch. I am sure in a few years it will look fantastic. What I feel spoilt the woods...More

1  Thank Yarnac
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

This very immature woodland, provides the location for a pleasant circular walk stroll. Go regularly and watch the tiny saplings grow and the ground flora change over the seasons. Easy paths to follow and quite flat.

3  Thank elb288
Reviewed July 22, 2016

I was out here again for the rededication of the site as a World War I memorial site. The wood, plus Bentra Municipal Golf Course are now protected from development for 999 years on account that there was an aerodrome here in the Great War....More

1  Thank Steveodo
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