From Templepatrick's Patterson's Spade Mill, where 200 spades are tailor-made each year, to the debonnaire costume museum at Springhill House near Moneymore, each National Trust property reveals a unique glimpse of local history.
In Belfast, the Trust presides over Divis Mountain, The Crown Bar and Minnowburn Beeches, near the Giant's Ring. And beyond the city, other stand-out properties include Mount Stewart House & Gardens outside Newtownards in Co. Down, Florence Court in Co. Fermanagh and Castle Ward near Strangford, Co. Down.
Many properties also provide holiday accommodation, most notably Co. Fermanagh's Florence Court and Crom Estate,and Rathlin Island's Manor House. Romantic weekends and celebratory get-togethers deserve nothing less...
To find out more about the National Trust's properties, holiday lets and fantastic programme events tel. (+44) (0)28 9751 0721 or click here.