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 Central Hall at Mount Stewart

Mount Stewart Conversations

For generations Mount Stewart has been a powerhouse of great thinking, art, music, talks and deliberation and this imprint lives on, pervading the place and all that goes on there today... experience this extraordinary atmosphere at Mount Stewart Conversations.

Places to visit

Things to see and do

Time for outdoor adventures

Murlough NNR beach

Beaches to love whatever the weather 

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

The beeches at Minnowburn

Woodland walks in Northern Ireland 

Whether it is an afternoon ramble with the dog, or a hiking adventure with friends - stretch your legs and your imagination and enjoy the great outdoors.

Upcoming events

Strangford Lough

Outdoor Explorers

Fri 26 Aug 2016
11:00-16:00
This two day bush craft event is perfect for families looking for their first wildlife adventures. Our Rangers will show you how to safely build shelters, light camp fires, explore the countryside and track some of our most mysterious animals.
Mount Stewart

Lend a hand

Sat 27 Aug 2016
11:00-15:00
Lend a hand are 'have a go' opportunities to make a difference as we care together for this amazing place. You do not need to book ahead for these days as they are drop in activities which you can take part in for 2 minutes or 2 hours if you prefer.
Mount Stewart

Jazz in the Gardens

Sun 28 Aug 2016
14:00-16:30
Bring your picnic and settle down on the lawn with your family and friends to enjoy an afternoon of jazz in the beautiful gardens at Mount Stewart.
Florence Court

Florence Court Honey Show

Sun 28 Aug 2016
14:00-17:00
Come along and speak to members of the Fermanagh Beekeepers as they hold their annual Honey Show at Florence Court. See bees at work in the observation hive and taste and buy some of the honey on display.
Castle Ward

Summer Jazz Series

Sun 28 Aug 2016
14:30-17:00
The summer is here and that can only mean one thing - the annual Jazz Sunday series starts!
Crom

Cruise the Lough

Mon 29 Aug 2016
13:00-17:00
See a different side to Crom estate from the water as you cruise around in Crom's 100 year old traditional craft.
Man behind yellow flower border

In the potting shed with David Corscadden

National Trust gardener David Corscadden talks about his most ambitious project to date - the restoration of the Kitchen Garden at Florence Court in Fermanagh.

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