Description

Between Stranmillis, Belfast and Union Locks, Lisburn, Lagan Valley Regional Park covers 4,500 acres of countryside and 11 miles of riverbank.

The Regional Park is a mosaic of countryside, urban parks, heritage sites, nature reserves and riverside trails.

The backbone of the Regional Park is the River Lagan and towpath, offering miles of level walking in tranquil, attractive surroundings.

Its rich local history includes relics of the old Lagan Canal and linen industry, whilst its more distant past is represented by Norman mottes and evidence of early Stone Age settlements, notably the Giant's Ring.

It is an ideal place to enjoy the countryside, pursue active sports such as cycling, running and canoeing, or to participate in more leisurely pursuits such as bird watching and walking.

Other outdoor pursuit activities are available within the park.

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  • 3 Lock Keeper's Lane
  • Belfast
  • Antrim
  • BT8 7XT

Pharos to Fighter Planes

Sat, 07 Mar 2020, 10:30am

Enjoy a guided tour around the Irish Linen Centre Museum and discover the fascinating and diverse history of this local industry.

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Spring Discovery Morning

Fri, 03 Apr 2020, 11:00am

The second of four seasonal walks enjoying the splendour of the Regional Park.

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The Aberdelghy Trail

Sat, 21 Mar 2020, 11:00am

This challenging walk will take in some of the more remote and less frequented areas of the park whilst enjoying the local and natural history along…

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Bat Night

Sat, 05 Sep 2020, 7:30pm

Ever wanted to find out more about bats? Why do they hang upside down? Where do they live? Then this is the event for you!

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