Northern Ireland

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We look after the places you love to visit. From the world-famous Giant's Causeway to the world-class Mount Stewart estate, enjoy the best things to see and do in Northern Ireland.

Places to visit

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Things to see and do

Upcoming events

Mount Stewart

Ceremony & Inclusion Exhibition

Sat 28 May 2022
This exhibition shares the story of coronations, and how the Stewart family of Mount Stewart have been involved for over two centuries.

Waggy Woodland Walk for Cancer Focus

Sat 28 May 2022
Calling all dog lovers! Register for a spring walk this May with your furry friend and help raise essential funds for Cancer Focus to continue supporting local cancer patients & their families across Northern Ireland.
Mount Stewart

Daily House Tour

Mon 30 May 2022
Visitors are the guests of Edith, Lady Londonderry, and will explore her eclectic home and story.
Rowallane Garden

Bank Holiday BBQ

Thu 02 Jun 2022
Celebrate the start of the long weekend at Rowallane Garden.
Mount Stewart

Jubilee Jazz Saturday

Sat 04 Jun 2022
Join us on Saturday 4th June for some upbeat swing jazz from Caroline Brown, Ivan Black, Victor Currie and Ray McHenry. Bring your picnic blanket, get comfortable and soak up the summer sun in style!
Mussenden Temple and Downhill Demesne

The Cave Sessions

Sat 04 Jun 2022
Mussenden Temple presents The Cave Sessions: Vol 3 – Andy Rogers feat. The Stunt Double Collective
View of Mount Stewart House from the Spanish Garden

Top gardens in Northern Ireland 

The National Trust takes care of the greatest collection of historic gardens in Europe. The gardens in our care in Northern Ireland are a selection of the most famous and significant. From fabulous formal designs to intriguing informal spaces, walk through Rose Gardens, Walled Gardens and Kitchen Gardens with a day out to these National Trust places near you.

Summer walk

Follow the Countryside Code 

With more people than ever enjoying our coast and countryside places, we’re asking for your help in looking after them during your visit. Please help us protect wildlife and landscapes by following the Countryside Code, which includes taking any litter home with you and not lighting a barbecue or campfire.

A famiy exploring Strangford Lough at Castle Ward

Family days out in Northern Ireland 

Looking for fun-filled days out near you? Explore our places and spaces in Northern Ireland and create unforgettable memories with our fun-filled adventures.

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