Summer walks in Northern Ireland

The longer days and warm evenings are ideal for exploring the many walking trails that crisscross through our beautiful coast and countryside

Visitors walking in the dunes

Walking at Portstewart Strand

The coast at Portstewart Strand provides the perfect backdrop for a walk. Pick up the long Causeway Coast Way or fill an afternoon on a guided dune walk.

Group standing at the viewpoint from Hamilton's seat

See the Causeway like never before

The Giant’s Causeway Cliff-top Experience is a fantastic 5-mile hike from the ruin of Dunseverick Castle to Northern Ireland’s first World Heritage Site, the Giant’s Causeway.

Children sitting on the edge of the fountain at Mount Stewart House

Explore the garden at Mount Stewart

The garden at Mount Stewart, County Down, is an enchanted place, with lots of different areas to explore with your family. Don't miss the mythical animals on Dodo Terrace.

An autumnal view of the house from the Killynure path

The lake walk at Castle Coole

Follow this historic track around Lough Coole and discover beautiful vistas at every turn and an abundance of wildlife and water birds.

Small yellow wildflower

Walk through wildflower meadows 

Stroll through wild flower rich meadows and grasslands alive with fluttering butterflies and buzzing bees.