Kite Festival 2017

Kite over Mussenden Temple

This high-flying spectacle returns for its 7th year, bigger and better than ever, offering fun for the whole family as a kaleidoscope of kites adorn the skies over this stunning coastal estate. Topping the bill will be internationally acclaimed flying exhibitions including synchronised acrobatics and altitude sprints, whilst an array of animals and figures take to the skies, some as big as your house!

Let's Go Fly a Kite

Following on from the success of last year’s Kite Festival, we are back for TWO days in 2017. Join us on the 5 and 6 August for some kite flying fun at Downhill Demesne, Castlerock, Co Londonderry. 

This high-flying spectacle returns for its 7th year, bigger and better than ever, offering fun for the whole family as a kaleidoscope of kites adorn the skies over this stunning coastal estate.  Topping the bill will be internationally acclaimed flying exhibitions including synchronised acrobatics and altitude sprints, whilst an array of animals and figures take to the skies, some as big as your house!

The festival isn't just about watching the professionals - you can bring your own kite, make one on the day or buy one from our shop and show off your kite flying skills or get tips from the professionals.  This promises to be a spectacular event full of colour and fun - so bring the family along and let’s go fly a kite.

To add to the festive atmosphere there will also be specialty food stalls, local crafts, hot and cold refreshments, inflatables, helicopter rides, a quad train, petting farm and more!

Marvel at the amazing displays of interesting shapes, sizes and colours of kites as the experts work their magic in the sky.  Bring your own kite and enjoy a fun packed day with attractions and entertainment for all the family.    

If you don’t feel like flying a kite, then why not just come and join one of the most colourful and exciting events on the North Coast this summer.

What a great way to spend a summer day!

Normal Site Admission
National Trust Members Free
August 05 & 06 2017
12noon – 17:00

For more information contact 028 7084 8728,
visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/downhilldemesne or find us on Facebook.com/DownhillNationalTrust