Useful Links

DoE Environment and Heritage Service

Environment and Heritage Service is responsible for the implementation of environmental policy in Northern Ireland (as a part of the Department of the Environment Agency.)

Northern Ireland Tourist Board

If you are involved in Northern Ireland tourism or interested in the latest activities of the Northern Ireland Tourist Board, this is your website.

Tourism Ireland Limited

Site from the official travel and tourism marketing body for the island of Ireland. Includes maps, hotels, flights, sport, festivals, and accommodation.

DARD – Rural Development and Countryside Management

Working to promote economic growth and the development of the countryside in Northern Ireland.

Banbridge District Council

This web site is designed to draw your attention to the Banbridge area of Northern Ireland. Hopefully we will interest you enough to prompt you to find out more.

Newry and Mourne District Council

Newry and Mourne District Council Website

National Trust

Founded in 1895 to preserve places of historic interest or natural beauty permanently for the nation to enjoy.

Northern Ireland Environment Link

Northern Ireland Environment Link is a networking body for organisations in Northern Ireland with an interest in the environment.

NI Environmental Information Centre

The Centre focuses on helping everyone in Northern Ireland become more environmentally aware, by offering easy access to environmental information – collected from government agencies, environmental groups, educational bodies and local businesses.

EU Grants

Provides grants for specified programmes.

Mourne Activity Breaks

Offers a broad range of activities including golfing, walking, fishing, horse riding, and more.

Kingdoms of Down

The official tourism web site for the Kingdoms of Down in Northern Ireland.

Rural Community Network

The Rural Community Network (RCN) is a voluntary organisation established by local community organisations to articulate the voice of rural communities on issues relating to poverty, disadvantage and community development.

Rural Development Council

The Rural Development Council (RDC) exists to address the needs of deprived rural areas in Northern Ireland. It was set up as an independent organisation – working in partnership with a spectrum of rural interest groups.

Ordnance Survey

Ordnance Survey produces digital and paper maps and OS MasterMap for business, leisure, government and education, with quality Crown copyright maps of Great Britain.

Her Majesty’s Stationery Office

Her Majesty’s Stationery Office manages and regulates the use and the licensing of the re-use of all information produced by government which is protected by Crown copyright.

Sports Council Northern Ireland

Sports Council Northern Ireland Website

Countryside Access and Activities Network

The Countryside Network strategically manages and develops countryside recreation across Northern Ireland.

Northern Ireland Assembly

Established as part of the Belfast Agreement. Has full legislative and executive authority over six Northern Ireland government departments.

Europarc Federation

The Europarc Federation – the Federation of Nature and National Parks of Europe – brings together a wide range of organisations and individuals involved in the policy and practice of managing parks and protected areas.