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Summerhill Glen

Summerhill Glen Summerhill Glen

Summerhill Glen is situated at the northern end of Douglas promenade with entrances on Summerhill Road and Victoria Road, It is a popular beauty spot filled with streams and footpaths to explore and a vast array of flora and fauna.


Recently upgraded, the glen now features a new dramatic lighting display, (seasonal).


Close to the town centre, Summerhill glen is easily accessible and has nearby parking on Victoria Road.



Lighting up times from 1st April 2023 to 31st March 2024


April 1st to April 14th 2023

1930 to 2200


August 1st to 31st August 2023

1930 to 2200


September 1st to 30th September 2023

1900 to 2200


October 1st to 31st October 2023

1800 to 2200


November 1st to 30th November 2023

1730 to 2200


December 1st to 31st December 2023

1630 to 2200


January 1st to 31st January 2024

1730 to 2200


February 1st to 28th February 2024

1800 to 2200


March 1st to 31st March 2024

1900 to 2200



summerhill glen 3Summerhill Glen at dusk






Frequently Asked Questions 

Is camping permitted?

No, there are no suitable areas for camping in the glen.


Are controlled fires or BBQs allowed?

No, to preserve the delicate ecosystem and trees, fires are not permitted. 

Are dogs permitted?

Dogs are only permitted on the footpaths of Summerhill Glen and must be kept on a lead.


Last modified on Wednesday, 17 May 2023 11:08