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Prepare to puff

With luck you will visit Slemish on a clear and dry day, in which case it is excellent and you will... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
PaulHFromCranley
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Bangor, N Ireland
Fab Views!

It’s a bit of a climb, but the views are worth every step. North Ireland is one of the most... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2018
TravelDiva001
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With luck you will visit Slemish on a clear and dry day, in which case it is excellent and you will enjoy great views. On a wet and grey day it's still worth a visit but you won't be able to see nearly as far....More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank PaulHFromCranley
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

It’s a bit of a climb, but the views are worth every step. North Ireland is one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever visited. This hike has 2 approaches to reach the summit. One is more challenging than the other. The more gentle path...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank TravelDiva001
Reviewed June 2, 2018

It's a good work out and lovely walk. Beautiful views all around. I try visit and hike up Slemish Mountain every time I'm in the area

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank HTR114
Reviewed March 18, 2018

On a very cold St Patrick's Day I decided to tackle Slemish mountain just a few miles out from County Antrim village of Broughshane. Climbing Slemish mountain is a very popular thing to do every St Patrick's Day due to the legend of St Patrick...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Nicholas D
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

Good day out lovely walk and climb up to the top ..loads fun coming down lol . Good view over the hills and Ballymena..

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank ballymana
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

We take a ride to visit this well known place in Northern Ireland. Great for hiking, but risky for small children as may require climbing. The view is breath taking. And a fab picture spot for long memories of yours. Give it a chance, but...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Ru55lan
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

We climbed to the top with our dog and found the climb manageable and enjoyable. The views from the top are fantastic - out to the coast, the glens and across farmland. We found the descent tricky, especially with a dog on a lead, and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Great day, nice walk that the 3 year old daughter could handle, only downside was the toilets at the bottom, lights didn't work, no soap, and generally a mess.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Cillian R
Reviewed June 11, 2017

A beautiful location which was nice and quiet. The climb was moderately challenging but also enjoyable and well worth it once you got to the top. There are paths you can follow but these are not always obvious so watch out - I would not...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank lozengehappy
Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

We arrived unprepared on a whim trying to kill a few hours before our flight home. We had coats and reasonable footwear but no knowledge of the routes. It was a rainy day and initially I decided to not try the ascent, worried we were...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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SarahP7484
April 6, 2018|
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Response from Ru55lan | Reviewed this property |
Parking and climb are free. Opens 24/7. Take care about proper footwear, it is extremely slippery, when wet. Not suitable for little kids (under 8-9) as there is no paved or pre made trail up to the pinnacle.
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