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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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.

Mussenden Temple Downhill Demesne is a stunning wedding location

Weddings in Northern Ireland 

Say 'I do' in style with a wedding or civil partnership at one of our special places in Northern Ireland.

Places to visit

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

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.
Mount Stewart

Rhododendron Ramble and Roast

Sun 19 Mar 2017
Tour the rhododendrons at Mount Stewart with Head of Gardens, Neil Porteous, followed by a rustic meal in the Mount Stewart Tea-Rooms.
Conservation work at Mount Stewart

Conservation projects in Northern Ireland  

Conservation is at the heart of what we do as a charity. Here are some of the current projects we are working on to protect our special places for ever, for everyone...


Mount Stewart garden secrets

Neil Porteous, Head of Gardens, reveals more about his favourite place

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