GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Lagan Valley Regional Park

2 miles (3 km)

Starting from the Shaw's Bridge car park follow the Lagan towpath along the river Lagan on this lovely walk in Belfast. In the park there are a variety of habitats including wet meadows, ponds, mixed beech woodland and attractive parkland. The towpath makes for a nice, easy waterside cycle or walk.
You can extend your exercise by continuing along the Lagan Towpath to Lisburn.
Also nearby is the pretty Belvoir Park Forest. The woods have a number of waymarked trails to try with lots of woodland wildlife to look out for.
You're also very close to the splendid Lady Dixon Park which includes more nice footpaths taking you to the arboretum, the Azalea Walk, fountains, a walled garden and a delightful a Japanese-style garden with pretty water features.


BT8 7XT - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Lagan Valley Regional Park Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Sign, Barnett Demesne - - 1211990

Sign at Barnett Demesne showing its location and other areas included in the Lagan Valley Regional Park.

The Lagan towpath, Lisburn (1) - - 586646

The Lagan towpath, Lisburn. The towpath at Lisburn is part of the Lagan Valley regional park. Much of the section of river, in this square, has housing close by. Despite that it is still a reasonably pleasant walk. The view is towards Lisburn.

Spring in the Lagan valley, Belfast - - 1844885

Spring in the Lagan valley, Belfast

The Minnowburn approaching the Lagan - - 774608

The Minnowburn approaching the Lagan. The Minnowburn approaching it's confluence with the River Lagan. As the water level was so low here I could stand on part of the riverbed.


GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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