Northern Ireland

Truly breathtaking, from the legendary basalt columns of the Giant's Causeway to the haunting Fermanagh lakeland

Places to visit

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Murlough NNR beach

Beautiful beaches in Northern Ireland 

With fantastic beaches close to home pack a picnic and towel, or wellies and a rain coat, and go play on our golden sands.

Spring into summer

Where will you explore today?

Time for outdoor adventures


Looking after nature in Northern Ireland

With your support we are looking after land in ways that give nature space to regenerate, allowing wildlife to return. Here’s a little of what we are doing…

News and conservation

Upcoming events

Strangford Lough

Rock Pool Picnic

Sat 24 Jun 2017
Young wildlife enthusiasts will love this day out at the magical Kearney Village on the Outer Ards Peninsula.

Get Mellow in the Meadow

Sat 24 Jun 2017
Enjoy a mellow walk through a wild flower meadow at Minnowburn. Not just a look at the wild flowers growing there, we will look at the insects and evidence of the mammals that use the meadow as a home and food source.

Outdoor Adventures

Sun 25 Jun 2017
Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of outdoor activities celebrating the beauty of wildlife at Crom. Take part in craft activities, bug hunts, woodland trails and more.
Mount Stewart

Jazz in the Gardens

Sun 25 Jun 2017
Bring your picnic and settle down on the lawn with your family and friends to enjoy an afternoon jazz session.
Mount Stewart

Car Bazaar

Sat 01 Jul 2017
Come along and sell your unwanted items or browse around the many stalls and pick up a few treasures.

Portmuck Geology Walk

Sat 01 Jul 2017
Discover the fascinating geological features around Portmuck harbour and how they helped shape the history of the local area. Organised in partnership with Earth Science Ireland.

Get involved in Northern Ireland