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Bird watchers paradise
Northern Ireland has some of the best bird watching sites in the UK and the National Trust is delighted to welcome some new visitors to our shores. Sand martins have stormed in to colonise new dunes on the Bann Estuary and Mediterranean gulls are breeding for the first time on Strangford Lough.
Rare bee at White Park Bay
The sighting of a rare bee at White Park Bay earlier this month has been celebrated by local conservationists.
Take it outside with National Trust
The National Trust is aiming to get Northern Ireland kids playing outside this summer as part of its commitment to connect the ‘cotton wool generation’ with nature.
Ben Fogle takes in the wonders of Strangford Lough
Strangford Lough welcomed world famous explorer Ben Fogle this week, as the adventurer filmed a new TV series on outdoors and nature.
Go wild this summer with 50 things play days
The summer holidays have just begun and already the sound of ‘mummy I’m bored, there’s nothing to do’ can be heard. With eight long weeks ahead mums and dads can breathe a sigh of relief with some help from the National Trust.
Brent Geese mosaic unveiled at Mount Stewart
Over the past nine months, more than 150 school children from the Ards area have participated in the design and creation of a new mosaic that has been unveiled at Mount Stewart.
Descendant of John Dunlap visits Gray’s
The National Trust team at Gray’s Printing Press were delighted to welcome Daniel Millikin from Northern California to the historic museum in Strabane on Saturday 14 June.
TV campaign showcases Game of Thrones sites
The Giant’s Causeway and Carrick-a-Rede are featuring in a new TV campaign across Ireland with a Game of Thrones star.
National Trust announces Dale Farm partnership
Dale Farm, Northern Ireland’s leading dairy company, has secured a major five-year partnership with the National Trust to become its official ice cream supplier in Northern Ireland.
Giant’s Causeway tops UK retail awards
It's official - the Giant’s Causeway is one of the best retail experiences in the UK, after winning in the Best Visitor Attraction Gift Shop category at The Greats gift retailer awards.
Mount Stewart library secured
A hugely important library, dating back two centuries, has been secured at Mount Stewart in County Down. The news comes after the team in Northern Ireland secured almost £100,000 in funding to purchase the important collection from the estate of the late Lady Mairi Bury.
Divis Ridge Trail opens up spectacular views
The much anticipated 4.2 mile Divis Ridge Trail was officially opened today. The new National Trust trail is set to entice over 50,000 visitors to Divis and the Black Mountain, as they enjoy the cityscape and panoramic views of the Mourne Mountains, the Lake District and Scotland.