Walking

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Rural rambles around Belfast

The burial chamber at the centre of the Giant’s Ring, Minnowburn © Gerard Callaghan at Flickr.com

From the blustery and brisk heights of Divis to the oasis of inner-city calm that is Minnowburn, there is something for everyone in Belfast this spring.

Stride out in County Down

Enjoy the carpets of bluebells at Castle Ward this spring © National Trust / Caste Ward

County Down boasts a fabulously rich array of walks - from gentle strolls around Mount Stewart lake to farmland trails at Castle Ward.

Spring saunters in Fermanagh

The peace of the surroundings is perfect for a quiet spring stroll © CAAN

Get active this spring and explore the woodland walks at Castle Coole, Crom and Florence Court in County Fermanagh.

Skip along the North Coast

Let your kite fly at Portstewart Strand © John Millar

Combine the intimacy of antiqued woods, the vast bleakness of the cliff edge and the the human eccentricity of Mussenden Temple this spring.

Mosey through Mid Ulster

Enjoy the first signs of spring with a snowdrop walk at The Argory © National Trust Bernie Brown

These walks are perfect for those who want to get out and about this spring to enjoy nature at its best, without making the heart race.

Coastline capers of County Down

Spectacular walk on the wild side © National Trust / Bernie Brown

Showcasing the world-famous Mountains of Mourne, a National Nature Reserve at Murlough and a Marine Nature Reserve at Strangford Lough, where wildlife abounds.