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Slievenacloy Nature Reserve

Flowbog Road, Hannahstown, Lisburn, County Antrim, BT28 3TE

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include a toilet block.

Location

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Derriaghy.

Opening Times

Parking (Flowbog Road/Ballycolin Road)

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Access Point (Flowbog Road)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located just off Flowbog Road.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is an open gap for access.
    • The gate has a padlock.
    • The width of the gap is 80cm.
    • The entrance and ground is very rough and assistance is likely to be required for wheelchair users or for people with mobility issues.
      This access point is the closest to the centre of the reserve and is around 290m.
      The gates are both locked so the gap is the only access.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located directly after the access gap.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
  • Step(s) View
    • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are not between 30cm and 45cm.

Access Point (Ballycolin Road)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located just off Ballycolin Road.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is a kissing gate at this access point.
    • The gate is difficult to open.
    • The width of the gap is 80cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located directly after the gate.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • Comments View
    • This route is around 680 metres long.
    • The surface is a mixture of tarmac and gravel.
    • The surface is muddy in places.
    • This is an open area so there are many slopes of varying gradients.

Parks and Gardens (Nature Reserve)

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have compact earth, gravel and muddy surface(s).
  • The majority of the path(s) is / are wide enough for wheelchair users.
  • There are slight and steep slopes on the paths.
  • There are some bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.
  • Comments View
    • There are several paths that run around the nature reserve.
    • The Priest's Hill walk is surfaced along a linear route.
    • There are some easy and steep slopes along some of the paths.
    • The Ballycolin walk and Stoneyford walk transverse fields, along paths which are not surfaced.

Accessible Toilet (Locked)

  • At the time of survey the toilet facilities were locked.
  • Toilets may be opened by prior arrangement for large groups.

Standard Toilet(s) (Locked)

  • At the time of survey the toilet facilities were locked.
  • Toilets may be opened by prior arrangement for large groups.

Additional Info

  • A bowl of water cannot be provided for an assistance dog.