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Sustainable Tourism

Discover Northern Ireland the green way. Find ideas for car-free days out, great green places to stay and how to get around Northern Ireland sustainably. There are also tips on how to 'green your holiday' in our Green Travel Code.

March 2015: Three Northern Ireland tourism businesses have been successful in the 2015 Irish Responsible Tourism Awards.  Find out more

Waggie Races - Montalto Estate 5k

Waggy Races - Montalto Estate 5k

11 October, Co Down

The Waggy Race course is around 5km and set in a beautiful location surrounded by scenic gardens, fields and woodlands of the 400 acre Montalto Estate.

Brent Bonanza

Brent Bonanza

11 October, Co Down

Join us at the Lookou,t Mount Stewart and various locations around Strangford Lough to marvel at the return of tens of thousands of light-bellied brent geese that have completed their epic journey from Arctic Canada.

The Bog Run

The Bog Run

11 October, Co Down

Cancer Fund for Children’s Bog Run at Castlewellan Forest Park will be awash with raw energy as a mighty gathering of participants brace the bog and conquer the rugged, merciless Irish landscape in this 5km challenge filled with mud, bog and obstacles!


Quay to Sea - Explore the River Bann

01 November, Co Londonderry

Join Causeway Lass and the Causeway Coast and Glens Heritage Trust on Sunday 1st November to explore the River Bann estuary from industrial Quay's of Coleraine ,down the bann valley and out to sea at the river mouth.

Stormy Seas

Boat trip along the outstanding Causeway Coast

30 October, Co Antrim

Join Causeway Lass, Geological Survey of Northern Ireland and the Causeway Coast and Glens Heritage Trust on Friday 30th October to explore over 300 million years of geological history along County Antrim’s exposed Atlantic Coast.

Autumn Garden Walk

Autumn Garden Walk

01 November, Co Down

The gardens at Mount Stewart were recently described as one of the Top Ten Gardens in the World and they look stunning at this time of year. Take this opportunity to enjoy a tour of the gardens with our gardening experts.

Inaccessible World Heritage

The Geology of Inishowen and Beautiful Binevenagh by Boat

25 September, Co Antrim

Join Causeway Lass, Geological Survey of Northern Ireland and the Causeway Coast and Glens Heritage Trust on Friday 25th September to explore almost 1700 million years of geological history along the exposed Atlantic Coast.

More Information

  • What is Sustainable Tourism?

    Sustainable tourism is tourism that takes account of environmental and social issues as well as economic factors.


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