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Barnett Demesne Mountain Bike Trails

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The 3.4km green trail (1.7km each way) linear mountain biking and walking trail accessible from ...

The 3.4km green trail (1.7km each way) linear mountain biking and walking trail accessible from the trailhead and Shaw’s Bridge Car Park. The trail itself runs parallel to the meandering River Lagan and is wide with gentle inclines, making it ideal for young families and those giving mountain biking a go for the very first time.

This blue trail consists of tight, winding singletrack perfect for beginners with a bit more confidence right through to experienced riders.

There are three red options off the main blue trail which boast a number of more technical trail features including elevated boardwalk, log rides, berms, rock gardens, rollers and drops.

The Jumps Park has been designed to suit mountain bikers searching for that all important adrenaline fix! With six lines of tempting jumps, berms and booters, this is the place to catch air for the very first time or flip and whip your way to X Games Gold!

Public roads: Off Public Road

Getting to the start:
The Barnett Demesne Trails start from the Mary Peters Track in South Belfast.

From the ‘House of Sport’ roundabout take the B103 Upper Malone Road signposted Finaghy/Dunmurry. After approximately 1 mile, turn left down Old Coach Lane and continue for 100 metres where the Mary Peters Track entrance will be on your right hand side.

The Barnett Demesne trailhead is located beside the upper car park. Trailhead postcode is BT9 5PR.

Please note, the trailhead car park is open Mon - Thurs: 9.30am to 9pm, Fri: 9.30am to 5pm and Sat/Sun; 10am to 5pm.