Top winter walks in Northern Ireland

Many of our places are open for walks during winter and with a diverse range of landscapes, from woodland trails to mountain paths, there’s a walk to suit every age and ability.

Winter at Castle Ward

Winter walks at Castle Ward

Wrap up warm and take a walk around the stunning landscape at Castle Ward this winter.

Snowdrops at Florence Court

Discover winter at Florence Court

Find the splashes of colour amongst the winter weather will a stroll around the gardens and trails at Florence Court.

Family on a winter walk through woodland

Winter walks at The Argory

Blow away the cobwebs and enjoy a refreshing walk in a frosty garden. From tree-lined walkways to spectacular landscapes that seem to look their best with a sprinkle of Jack Frost, we’ve tons of spaces and places to explore during the cold winter months.

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.

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.

Children with wellies on sitting on a tree

Keep fit at Mount Stewart

Begin the New Year with your new fitness regime at Mount Stewart. We have beautiful walks for all ages and abilities to enjoy and afterwards you can enjoy that cappuccino in the tea room guilt free.

Winter walk

Winter walking at Rowallane garden

Join us for some winter walking

View of cliffs from the clifftop path

Do you dare to take to the cliffs?

The Giant’s Causeway Clifftop 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.