Experience the Wonders of the Causeway Coast with National Trust Free Open Day

Spring is finally here and to celebrate its arrival the National Trust will be holding their annual Free Open Day on the 11th March.

Embrace the season with a trip to some of the most spectacular sights on the North Coast. National Trust sites around Northern Ireland like the Giant’s Causeway, Mount Stewart, Florence Court and Castle Ward will be free for the day so don’t miss out on this great opportunity to explore the best of Northern Ireland.

Natural wonder – The Giant’s Causeway. Credit @storytravelers

The Open Day will allow visitors to follow in the footsteps of giants and experience one of the great wonders of the Irish coast, the Giant’s Causeway. The Visitor Experience and for those brave enough cross the jaw-dropping Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge will be open to visitors all day Saturday free of charge.




Heather McLachlan, Regional Director for Northern Ireland, said ‘We’re encouraging everyone to get outdoors, breathe in the spring air and take inspiration from the unique stories of our many special places. Come along and discover the amazing work that goes on behind the scenes conserving collections and caring for spectacular landscapes and beautiful gardens.

‘By visiting National Trust places you’re helping us to protect Northern Ireland’s natural and built heritage for future generations to enjoy”.

The Open Day is a great chance to get out and enjoy spring and explore the wonders of Northern Ireland. For a full list of participating attractions visit National Trust.

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