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Descendant of John Dunlap visits Gray’s

Aodhan McCay, Mari Benson and Daniel Millikin holding the declaration  © National Trust Northern Ireland

Aodhan McCay, Mari Benson and Daniel Millikin holding the declaration

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

Michelle Fairley, Game of Thrones star Catelyn Stark in NITB campaign © Northern Ireland Tourist Board

Michelle Fairley, Game of Thrones star Catelyn Stark in NITB campaign

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 and the National Trust forge ‘Giant’ partnership © National Trust / Dale Farm

Dale Farm and the National Trust forge ‘Giant’ 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

Retail staff celebrate winning Best Visitor Attraction Gift Shop © National Trust / Arthur Ward

Retail staff celebrate winning Best Visitor Attraction Gift Shop

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

The historic library at Mount Stewart © NTPL/National Trust Images/Peter Aprahamian

The historic library at Mount Stewart

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

Enjoy access to previously inaccessible parts of Divis and Black Mountain © NTPL/National / Brian Morrison

Enjoy access to previously inaccessible parts of Divis and Black Mountain

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.

Nominate your wild hero for Octavia Hill Award

Celebrate the people who are helping to inspire a love of the outdoors © NTPL/National Trust / Paul Canning

Celebrate the people who are helping to inspire a love of the outdoors

This year, the National Trust Octavia Hill Awards are looking for heroes who have helped children and young adults connect with the outdoors and wildlife.

New tourism partnership and investment at Florence

Heather Thompson and Jim Chestnutt welcome Prince Charles to Florence Court © NTPL/National Trust / Harrison Photography

Heather Thompson and Jim Chestnutt welcome Prince Charles to Florence Court

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall visited the National Trust’s Florence Court in County Fermanagh. During the visit the Prince heard about a new partnership between the National Trust and Forest Service resulting in new visitor facilities and improved visitor experience at Florence Court

Giant’s Causeway in top ten wonders

The Giant’s Causeway is one of the world's most amazing sights © NTPL/National Trust / Art Ward

The Giant’s Causeway is one of the world's most amazing sights

A new book by Lonely Planet reveals the top 50 must-see world wonders, including our own Giant's Causeway. The new book aims to explain how the wonders of the world were formed, their history and the remarkable stories behind their existence.

Lake Walk extension at Castle Coole

Enjoy the Lake Walk at Castle Coole                                 © NTPL/Matthew Antrobus

Enjoy the Lake Walk at Castle Coole

An extension to the Lake Walk at Castle Coole is now open, enhancing the outdoor experience for walkers. Castle Coole is located on the edge of Enniskillen, and is a favourite spot for local walking enthusiasts.

Sights and sounds of spring

Ponds become noisy places as the frogs gather  © NTPL/National Trust / Dermot McCann

Ponds become noisy places as the frogs gather

Spring is one of the best times to visit National Trust woodlands. As the days lengthen and winter starts to fade the woodlands come alive in fresh bursts of colour and the cacophony of song birds.

Music to Tweet to

Jason Singh listening to the sounds of spring  © NTPL/National Trust / Andy Fallon

Jason Singh listening to the sounds of spring

A leading beatboxer has vocally recreated the nation’s best-known songbirds to celebrate the sounds of spring and to encourage people to get outdoors and experience nature first hand. The album of tweet music was commissioned by the National Trust after academic research found that listening to birdsong makes people calmer and boosts positivity .

National Trust in Northern Ireland media contacts

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