Our gardens, parks and woodlands come to life with the arrival of spring. Gardens are filled with scent and colour. Woodlands are transformed with a carpet of bluebells. Migrant birds can be heard singing and bees and butterflies take flight. Enjoy all these signs of spring at one of these magical places.
Discover the tree of your dreams - sweet dreams! The magnolia tree at Springhill always sparks interest, as it gives off a sweet scent like white chocolate when it flowers.
If you love daffodils, beautiful countryside and a great family day out, then visit Springhill every weekend in March to admire the countless displays of colourful daffodils throughout the estate.
Spring is a unique time at Mount Stewart as the gardens and woodland come alive with new the arrival of new wildlife.
Discover Downhill Demesne as it bursts into life this Spring.
Colour is starting to bloom at The Argory with the rampant blue trailing wisteria, blazing yellow Kerria and not forgetting the foxgloves and cowslips along the boardwalk. There’s always something new to discover…
Celebrated in art and literature, daffodils are associated with a number of themes in different cultures, ranging from death to good fortune, and as symbols of spring.
Spring at Rowallane heralds the start of the rhododendron season. The garden is in full colour and scent.
Spring is an exciting time at Murlough Nature Reserve. Lengthening days and a promise of release from the cold, encourages plants, animals and insects to come out of hibernation...
Spring brings the estate to life. Check out our top spots for enjoying the sights and sounds of the season.
Strangford Lough is a unique place to visit at any time of the year, and in spring there's a wide variety of wildlife to be found by the shore or in the wider countryside.
Spot some early spring flowers amongst the trees at Castle Coole, like snowdrops and crocuses.
Sights and sounds of spring can be found all over the estate. Listen out for the returning birdsong and spot the butterflies that start to appear.
It's time to come out of hibernation and embrace the energy of spring. Our gardens, coast and countryside are full of opportunities to get outdoors and discover something new...
Stretch your legs, and your imagination, and enjoy the great outdoors
With many miles of beautiful coastline, huge stretches of countryside and panoramic views, Northern Ireland has a wealth of treasures for all to enjoy.