Divis and the Black Mountain

Important notice -

The café at Divis and the Black Mountain will be closed 15, 16, 17, 20, 21,23, 27 & 29 January. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Divis and the Black Mountain offer spectacular views across Northern Ireland

Divis and the Black Mountain

Things to see and do 

Divis Street Art team with artists DMC and EMIC

A burst of colour, street art and an old Nissen Hut 

Our Belfast team recently collaborated with a group of Belfast youths from the Prince’s Trust and two established street artists from Seedhead Arts known as DMC and EMIC. The aim of this collaborative project was to develop a creative response to our connection with the outdoors.

Walking on Divis and the Black Mountain

A white veined butterfly rests on Devil's Bit Scabious

The Lough Trail 

Gentle circular route that leads you across the open hills on a wide, flat and gently sloping path. Lough Neagh, the Sperrins and further afield can be viewed on a clear day.

View of Divis peak

The Heath Trail 

Explore the Heath Trail. The highest peak in the Belfast Hills, Divis is 276m/1,526ft - and the best bit about the trail is that you get to enjoy the amazing views without having to climb much height.

The Divis ridge trail view across Belfast

Divis and the Black Mountain Ranger Run, Belfast 

See the rich landscape and enjoy 180-degree views across the city and further afield.

Divis and the Black Mountain

What's on 

Upcoming events

Bioblitz

Sat 27 Jun 2020
10:00-13:00
Calling all little rangers, our Belfast rangers are looking for your help. We will spend a day helping you discover as many mini beasts, birds and plants that you can. Come and have some fun and spend a few hours exploring this amazing habitat.

Divis after Dark

Sat 15 Aug 2020
20:00-22:00
Our ranger team are hosting a night exploring the stars and searching for some of the mountains more elusive mammals.if you fancy yourselk as a bat detective or would enjoy an evening stroll come and join us.
Divis and the Black Mountain

Wildlife

A white veined butterfly rests on Devil's Bit Scabious

Discover rare species 

The mountains contain a mosaic of grassland heath and bog, habitats which support a varied and distinctive range of flora and fauna.

Divis and the Black Mountain

Get involved

View over Belfast towards the lough from the summit of Divis

Be inspired 

What does this place mean to you? Are you inspired to write songs about it? Does it symbolise peace and tranquillity to you? Have you created any special memories here? Have you captured the amazing beauty of the place? We know that Divis and the Black Mountain means different things to different people. Here you will find a collection of stories about peoples special connections with Divis and the Black Mountain.