European Heritage Open Days promises to be exciting this weekend (10 to 11 September), with more than 300 buildings and events open to the public for free. It provides a great chance for people to see behind closed doors and experience the magic of our historic environment.
Over the two days all access to buildings and events are free, and attractions include:
- an artisan food and craft market at Dunluce Castle ( Now Canceled ) – Dunluce Castle will remain free entry.
- tours of Belleek Pottery (one of Northern Ireland’s oldest and most fascinating attractions)
- tours of the fully-working traditional Ennish Scutch Mill and mill buildings
- ‘On the Brink bus tour 1914 to 1916’ – a unique bus tour opportunity to explore and understand sites of commemoration and remembrance across Causeway Coast and Glens
- exclusive tours of privately-owned Killymoon Castle in Cookstown
There are many events for the whole family to enjoy, such as:
- a children’s puzzle challenge around the grounds of Belfast City Hall
- a guided tour of the historic Navan Centre and Fort
If you want to find out more about what and when properties are opening, what events are on, and if you need to book, you can get information at the following link: