From breathtaking castles to old pagan settlements and impressive medieval abbeys and monasteries, Northern Ireland’s history can be seen through many old buildings and structures that still stand today. Steeped in centuries of history, myths and legends, these unique and impressive sites reveal surprising aspects of our past. Attend the various Love Heritage NI events which include talks and tours and lots of living history characters for the family to enjoy!
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Visit LoveHeritageNI on Facebook for the latest updates about our events and details of 'Archaeology Days' events, hosted by different organisations.
Places to visit
Don’t forget our State Care Monuments many of which are open all year.
- For more information see: Historic Places to visit
European Heritage Open Days (EHOD)
A major event celebrating Northern Ireland’s rich heritage every year 2nd weekend in September.
- For more information, see: European Heritage Open Days
Historic Environment Record of Northern Ireland (HERoNI) lectures
Each year, the Department's Historic Environment Division organises a series of lectures by professional archaeologists, architects and historians to highlight various aspects of our local heritage.
Find out more about the lecture series;
Hiring a state care monument
Have you ever thought of holding your own event or exhibition? Why not hold it at one of our sites?