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What's on 

Upcoming events

September face painting with Krystle

Sun 29 Sep 2019
Resident face painter, Krystle, returns to get creative with little tykes - and adults too!

Community Open Evening

Fri 04 Oct 2019
Join us as we kick off the community festival weekend on with complimentary nibbles, drinks and entertainment in the Causeway Hotel.

Free Community Open Day and Northern Ireland Potato Festival

Sat 05 Oct 2019
Come along and enjoy our free Community Open Day at the Giant's Causeway
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Eating and shopping

Jan Irwin, Craft NI enjoying the knitwork of Rosalind Shaw, a local Maker

A celebration of what is made in Northern Ireland 

Did you know that 80% of the craft we sell in the Visitor Centre are actually made in Northern Ireland? We have just re-launched our craft booklet to promote the local people who make products sold at the Giant's Causeway and Carrick-a-Rede

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Our work

A wildflower plant in close up with purple petals blooming

Innovative approaches to farming explored at the Giant’s Causeway 

North Coast Farm Resilience Project, a pioneering land management project for the National Trust in Northern Ireland whereby productive agricultural can go hand in hand with farming and nature conservation

A view of a wildflower meadow on the Colby Estate

Meadow Musings - Why are wildflowers so important? 

Summer brings wildflower meadows overgrown and bursting with colour usually from a wonderful range of flowering plants. Not only a pleasant sight but also an important one, and where is why...

The National Trust is trialling the first electric van in its fleet of site vehicles in Northern Ireland

National Trust goes Electric on Causeway Coast 

The National Trust is trialing the first electric van in its fleet of site vehicles in Northern Ireland.

Local marine volunteers gathering rubbish from the Litter Pick at Sea

GIANT efforts to tackle Marine Litter 

National Trust staff, local volunteers and local marine businesses braved the waters around the Giant’s Causeway for their third litter pick at sea

Christie Greer, Conservation Ranger at the Giant's Causeway

'To be honest, I think I have my dream job' 

Find out more about the work of our conservation rangers

Dunseverick Primary School pupils helping to launch the children's guide book at the Giant's Causeway

Nature rocks! 

We have a new children's guide book all about Northern Ireland's only World Heritage Site

Two examples of the White-speckled Smoke micromoth under a microscope

Micromoth is first in island of Ireland 

A micromoth found near the Giant's Causeway has been confirmed as the first record of it on the island of Ireland

Nicki McIlroy, Retail Sales Assistant at the Giant's Causeway

Five mins with...Nicki McIlroy 

Meet one of the Retail Assistants at the Giant's Causeway

A group of National Trust staff and volunteers at Ballintoy Harbour

Our first litter pick by sea 

Watch how we tackled litter in inaccessible bays around the World Heritage Site

Members of the Giant's Causeway meet a Dunluce School pupil

Local children show how funding has been used 

Find out how a local school's carpark is helping our site - and benefitting local schoolchildren

Two girls with the potatoes they harvested at Innisfree Farm

Harvesting a love of nature 

Local school children learn to plant, grow and harvest potatoes with our conservation ranger team