The park is home to Cave Hill Adventurous Playground, archaeological sites, Cave Hill Visitor Centre, ecotrails, walking and orienteering routes.? Refreshments are also available in the Cellar Restaurant inside Belfast Castle.
Cave Hill Country Park gets its name from five caves, which could be early iron mines, located on the side of the main Belfast cliffs.
The park itself contains a wealth of natural and historical features including Cave Hill, one of the most visible landmarks in Belfast, and Belfast Castle. The park features live stock, picnic areas, woodland ares and species rich greenland.
There are several archaeological sites in Cave Hill Country Park including the remains of a stone cairn, cashel and crannog. The most spectacular is McArts Fort, an ancient r?th or fort which stands almost 368 metres (about 1,200 feet) above sea level.