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Great Walk for the Hamstrings!

A stunning walk all uphill but the view at the top is well worth it. Plenty of places to stop, with... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2015
Travelbug141
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Belfast
A great walk

The trail goes straight up from the harbour and is a stiff climb. The views from the quarry over... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2014
N_IrelandMarmalade
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N. Ireland
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Reviewed 8 May 2015

A stunning walk all uphill but the view at the top is well worth it. Plenty of places to stop, with the sheep, for a sit down and a breather!The old quarry is magnificent and the views over Newcastle and the Dundrum are brilliant.

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Travelbug141
Reviewed 31 October 2014

The trail goes straight up from the harbour and is a stiff climb. The views from the quarry over the bay are beautiful. Great exercise going up and a pleasant walk down through the forest beside the Glen River.

Date of experience: October 2014
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Reviewed 12 August 2014

If you fancy a walk which is slightly more challenging, the Granite Trail is perfect. It is quite steep and you may find you need to take a few breaks climbing up the seemingly never ending stairs. Once you get to the top though turn...More

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank Deank06
Reviewed 14 May 2014

I can only go up this path very slowly, pausing to admire the surroundings, and it takes me an hour there and back, but fit types can steam up it and not even look. Either way, it is a pleasure. It goes between trees and...More

Date of experience: April 2014
1  Thank grainnemhaol
Reviewed 11 March 2014

This is a tough ole hike... very steep, good path and well worth it, but be prepared to test the limits of lungs and heart!

Date of experience: March 2014
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Reviewed 26 October 2011

Did the Granite Trail at the weekend and it was brillient. We started at the harbour and went up the granite steps to the quarry, the views were amazing !! we then went across to the second quarry and down the Glen River track. It...More

Date of experience: October 2011
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