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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half term Halloween fun with the National Trust Northern Ireland

Half-term fun this Hallowe'en in Northern Ireland 

Scare away the boredom this half-term with our spooktacular line-up of things to do with the family over the Hallowe’en holidays

Autumn highlights

Where will you explore today?

Time for outdoor adventures

Brent geese at Strangford Lough

Brent geese arrive at Strangford Lough 

The annual arrival of around 75% of the world’s population of Brent Geese onto the shores of Strangford Lough is a sight to behold.


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

Mount Stewart

Floral Design Workshop: Autumnal Door Wreaths

Wed 25 Oct 2017
Come and embrace the scent, colour and fun of creating your own masterpiece.

Hallowe'en half-term fun

Thu 26 Oct 2017
Dress up your little spooks this Hallowe'en for some family fun at Springhill! Enjoy the self-guided Hallowe'en trail around the grounds and see what's lurking around the corner. Our resident spooks are back this year, Sydney snare with his long...
The Argory

Half-term Hallowe'en Fest

Thu 26 Oct 2017
Look no further for things to do this October half term. Carve out a pumpkin, explore our Hallowe'en trail, try some ghoulish treats in the café.
Rowallane Garden

Poison Chocolate Apple Dunking

Sat 28 Oct 2017
Pop into the café for terrifying fun. Your little witch or wizard can dunk their apple in our molten chocolate and take their treat home or sit back and enjoy one of our autumn lattes and a ghoulish treat.
Giant's Causeway

Mexican Day of the Dead

Sat 28 Oct 2017
Join us for Hallowe'en festivities with a twist!
Mount Stewart

Hallowe'en Fun

Sat 28 Oct 2017
Dare you venture to Mount Stewart for four days of storytelling, spooky craft and Hallowe'en fun.

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