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Royal Hillsborough Forest, NI

Some pub opening times and dog rules are still changing. Please check your chosen pub is able to welcome you before making plans.


A real magnet of a woodland for dogs and kids with plenty to do and explore for everyone. There is also a dog-friendly pub in the town to relax in after a great walk.


GPS coords for car park: 54.4591, -6.0823  Picnic tables

Pub or Cafe Address

48 Lisburn Street, Hillsborough, BT26 6AB


Open 7 days. Lunch served daily from 12 noon. For seasonal opening hours and food service times please check their website.

Menu Style

For full menu information, allergens, specials, prices and reservations please check their website.

Dog Rules

Dogs on leads welcome in the bar and outside tables.



Easy walking around this enormous woodland with lots for dogs and kids to do. The paths are very well maintained and routes are clearly signed. The views over the lake are particularly marvellous.

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Edited: 13th March 2024. The details of this listing may have changed, and though the Driving with Dogs team do our best to confirm the accuracy of every listing, we cannot guarantee that the details are fully up to date and accurate. If you know that any aspect of this listing is incorrect, please suggest an edit to let us know.