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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Spring in Northern Ireland

Spring gardens and wildlife in Northern Ireland 

Nature is at its most busy in spring as gardens, parks and woodlands burst into life...

Mothers day events with the National Trust in Northern Ireland

Mother's Day in Northern Ireland 

Where better to spend some quality time with your mum than at one of our special places in Northern Ireland. Join us as we celebrate mums everywhere with a series of special Mother’s Day events. Please note: most events must be booked in advance, so book early to avoid disappointment.

Places to visit

The Causeway Coast

Giant Mini Trips

Experience the magic of the Giant's Causeway this winter with a Giant Mini Trip to Northern Ireland's magnificent Causeway Coast.

Let's go walking

Time for outdoor adventures

News from Northern Ireland

painting the ceiling detail in the study at The Argory

Saved from the flood: Restoring the study at The Argory

Seven years after being badly damaged in a flood, the study in The Argory is in the final stages of a restoration project that will see it reopen to the public once again …

Upcoming events

Mount Stewart

World Book Day Weekend and the Official Opening of our Natural Play Area.

Sat 04 Mar 2017
Do you like jumping in muddy puddles like Peppa Pig or do you have adventures like The Famous Five? We would love to hear all about your favourite stories and characters as we also celebrate the launch of our Natural Play Area.
Castle Coole

Annual Spring Bulb Plant

Sun 05 Mar 2017
Join staff and volunteers at Castle Coole to muck in and plant plenty of snowdrops on the estate at Castle Coole, Remember to wrap up warm and be prepared to get messy!
Giant's Causeway

Spring Community Open Day

Sat 11 Mar 2017
Come enjoy the full Visitor Experience at the Giant's Causeway free of charge.

Fishery Open Weekend

Sat 11 Mar 2017
See inside the old fisherman's cottage on Carrick-a-Rede Island.
Giant's Causeway

St Patrick's Day Festival

Fri 17 Mar 2017
Celebrate all things Irish at the Giant's Causeway with fun for all the family.
Castle Ward

Saint Patrick's Day Weekend

Fri 17 Mar 2017
Castle Ward and it's grounds wake up from a long winters sleep.

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