Carnmoney Hill Masterplan

Client: Woodland Trust Northern Ireland

The Challenge

To prepare a masterplan that will provide recommendations to help improve the outdoor recreation experience at Carnmoney Hill, Newtownabbey, for the local community and visitors.


The Role

Outdoor Recreation NI has been commissioned to prepare a masterplan that will identify recommendations to improve the recreation experience within the site. The masterplan aims to:

  • Build up an understanding of the current position of the Carnmoney Hill site and surrounding area
  • Determine the type and need for intervention at the site – thorugh desk study, fieldwork and stakeholder consultation
  • Develop concept level recommendations to improve the outdoor recreation experience within the site (including spatial mapping)
  • Identify management requirements for day to day management of the site
  • Compile capital and ongoing revenue costs