Sir Thomas & Lady Dixon Park, Woodland Trail

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Sir Thomas & Lady Dixon Park, Woodland Trail

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    County Antrim

    Distance 2 miles

    OS Map 15

    Terrain Surfaced and grass paths

    Nearest Town Belfast

    Route Shape Circular

    Grid Reference J305674

    Route Type Parkland & Grassland

    Route Description
    The woodland trail leaves the lower car park and follows the main drive with the children’s playground on your left before veering right to follow the park perimeter towards the upper car park. Take care when crossing over the vehicle entrance to the upper car park and continue towards the gate lodge where you will re-join with the Meadow Trail. Enjoy the flora and fauna on offer through these magnificent meadows before turning right into more dense woodland after the concrete bridge at waymarker 15. This section of woodland trail includes some steep climbs and descents however also offers splendid views over the entire park. Terrain: This trail is all compacted gravel some of which is slightly muddy underfoot. These trails are situated in a woodland environment and may be subject to temporary diversion and closures. In such circumstances, please ensure that all safety signage is complied with. Please keep your dog under control at all times, be considerate of other trail users and always follow the principles of ‘Leave No Trace’.
    Point of Interest
    Azalea Walk, fountain, walled garden, Wilmont House, rose garden
    Public transport
    Translink -
    Dog Policy
    Must be kept on a lead.
    Toilets on site, refreshments available from Coffee Shop. The following facilities are available for users with limited mobility: – Café (wheelchair accessible) – Disabled toilets with RADAR key – Disabled parking
    Accessibility Grade

    Grade 5

    • There may not be a formalised path, and variable, single file trails are to be expected.
    • Gradients and cross slope could be expected to be steep and not limited.
    • Obstacles and surface breaks of greater than 75mm measured across the line of the path to be expected.
    • Overhanging branches are possible. Passing places and rest areas may not be formalised or provided.