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Divis and The Black Mountain

11 Divis Road, Belfast, BT17 0NG

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Introduction

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Belfast.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Finaghy.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • The car park type is open air/surface.
  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
  • There is/are 3 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 400cm x 500cm (13ft 1in x 16ft 5in).
  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
  • Assistance may be required because there is / are uneven surfaces.
  • The car park surface is tarmac.
  • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
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    • On request, Blue Badge holders can drive and park close to the visitor centre.
    • Please contact the venue in advance to arrange for the Warden to open the gate.

Outside Access (Divis Road Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Divis Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in).

Level Change (Divis Road Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located at the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.

Divis and Black Mountain

  • There are number of paths and walks around Divis and the Black Mountain.
  • There is a surfaced path leading from the car park to the Long Barn and Wardens Office (see the guide for more infromation). Along the route there are easy and moderate slopes. The route from the car park to the Long Barn is approximately 500m long.
  • There path leading up to the Divis Mountain is on a steep slope.
  • There is a boardwalk path leading from the television mast to the summit of the Black Mountain this path is easy, moderate and steep in places.
  • The paths from the Long Barn to the Summits of the Divis and the Black Mountain are approximately 2000m long.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilet facilities available at the Long Barn.
  • There is also a Changing Places facilities available in the Long Barn.
  • The Long Barn is only open when there is a National Trust Warden Present.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • There are standard toilets available at the Long Barn.
  • The Long Barn is only open when there is a National Trust Warden Present.