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Colin Glen


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163 Stewartstown Road, Belfast, County Antrim, BT17 0HW
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Are you ready for adventure? Nestled in the heart of Belfast, lies Ireland’s best kept secret...

Step into the spectacular 200-acre Forest Park at our River Entrance. Here, you’ll find Ireland’s only official Gruffalo Trail, SKYTrek high-ropes, laser tag and archery!

Ready for your next thrill? Take on the Black Bull Run (Ireland’s first Alpine Coaster) and the all-new 250m Forest Flyover zipline at our new Mountain Entrance - don’t' forget to bring your comfy shoes and nerves of steel!

Up for a challenge? Don your sports gear; be it football, GAA, rugby, and enjoy state of the art sports facilities at our Leisure entrance – home to Ireland’s first TopTracer Driving Range, 9-hole golf course, Belfast’s first state of the art indoor 3G Sports Dome, top class gym, outdoor pitches and more.

Just a short drive from the Belfast city centre, Colin Glen is perfectly placed for fun-filled, action-packed adventure to bring everyone together.

When planning your arrival, please refer to the map on the Colin Glen website to confirm which entrance you should visit for each attraction and plan accordingly. We have three main entrances: River Entrance, Leisure Entrance and Mountain Entrance. Each attraction page on our website details its relevant entrance location.

If travelling between our sites, we ask that you factor in travel time before booking your time slots for each attraction.

River Entrance: 163 Stewartstown Road, Dunmurry, Belfast, BT17 0HW
Leisure Entrance: 115 Blacks Road, Belfast, BT10 0NF
Mountain Entrance: 28 Colin Glen Road, Belfast BT17 0LR


Attraction Facilities

  • Gift Shop
  • Guided Tours Available
  • Open Evenings
  • Open Mondays
  • Open Sundays


  • Picnic Area
  • Tea-room/Cafe onsite

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing facilities

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • All major credit/debit cards accepted
  • Euros accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Free (parking charges may apply)

Travel & Trade

  • Family Discount

Guide Prices

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Opening Times

* Colin Glen Forest Park is open all year round. Contact us for car park opening times.
Forest Park Centre; 09:00 - 18:00 Monday- Sunday (All Year except Christmas and Bank Holidays).

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Directions from Town:
The Forest Park Centre and the main entrance of the Colin Glen Forest Park is located at Stewartstown Road, Dunmurry. Visitors travelling from Belfast City Centre should take the M1 leaving the motorway at Junction 3 and follow the Brown and White Tourist Signs for the Colin Glen Forest Park from the end of the slip road (Blacks Road). Metro bus routes 10b, 10c, 10d, 10e, 10f. Visitors from Lisburn direction should follow the Brown and White Tourist Signs from the Queensway roundabout. 15 minutes from Belfast and Lisburn town centres.

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