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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Snowdrops at Castle Ward

Best snowdrop walks in Northern Ireland

An early sign of spring, snowdrops are a welcome sight on a winter walk

Benbane Head along the Causeway Coast Way, voted Northern Ireland’s ‘Most Epic View’.

Causeway view voted 'Most Epic' in Northern Ireland

Benbane Head, part of the Causeway Coast Way, has been voted Northern Ireland’s Most Epic View.

Places to visit

Let's go walking

Time for outdoor adventures

News from Northern Ireland

Upcoming events

Mount Stewart

Save our Red Squirrels - plant a tree

Sat 18 Feb 2017
Join the ranger team for a day of tree planting to save the native red squirrel
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.
The new signage at Minnowburn uses reclaimed wood from Lagan Weir Footbridge

Lagan Weir Footbridge gets up-cycled at Minnowburn

Find out how wood salvaged from Belfast's Lagan Weir footbridge is finding a new lease of life at Minnowburn

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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