Minnowburn

Close to the city, in the heart of the country

Kids can have their own adventure at the natural play trail in Minnowburn

Go wild with the natural play at Minnowburn 

Go on a wild adventure with the natural play forest trail at Minnowburn...

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Restoring Ned's Meadow

We're on a mission to restore Ned's Meadow, a ten acre field at Minnowburn, transforming it from overworked agricultural land, to a landscape rich in wildlife and biodiversity.

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What's on

Upcoming events

Remarkable Trees of Minnowburn

Sat 07 Oct 2017
11:00-12:30
Faeries, fungus, crafts and conservation are all part of this tour with a ranger around Minnowburn's trees.
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History

Terrace Hill garden in the 1960s

Learn about our past 

Delve into the history of Minnowburn and find out how years of campaigning and purchasing land saved this special woodland area.

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Our work

Green Woodwork Ireland at Minnowburn, County Down

Try your hand at green woodworking 

Try this ancient craft with Stephen of Green Woodwork Ireland in his workshop at our Ranger base at Minnowburn

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