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Barnett Demesne Red Trail

The red loop options at Barnett Demesne pack a serious amount in to the relatively short distance of 1.5km.

With Ireland's first official purpose-built jumps park boasting no less than 6 lines of mouth-watering table-tops, doubles and hip jumps, these trails tick all the right boxes!

The trails start from the Mary Peters Track in South Belfast.




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0.9 miles

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Sheet 15

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Off Public road

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Purpose built mountain bike trails

route description

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.

Fanplastic will suit more experienced mountain bikers with a number of sweeping berms, double rollers and sections of elevated plastic boardwalk.

Serpentine is the longest red option on the trails and snakes its way through the demesne’s woodland on winding singletrack. Technical trail features include rock gardens, berms, drop offs and a short log ride thrown in to keep you on your toes.

Lose your Barnett can be directly linked with ‘Serpentine’ and is packed full of tight twists and turns as it winds up towards Malone House. Riders will be able to pick up speed on the berms and rollers on the short descent before rejoining the main blue trail.


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.




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information for People with a Disability


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Barnett Demesne Mountain Bike Trail Card. Download from

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Cycle hire

Outdoor Concepts (NI) Ltd
The Mount, 2 Woodstock Link, Belfast
Phone: +44 (0)28 9073 7271

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