Visit Springhill House in Belfast for Shamrock Shenanigans on St. Patrick’s Day 17 March 2013
As winter melts away, take a self guided walk around the Shamrock trail in the grounds of Springhill House, A beguiling 17th-century ‘Plantation’ home, with its walled gardens and parkland, full of tempting waymarked paths.
With free entry for anyone who can prove they are called Patrick, this is sure to be a fine way to celebrate St. Patricks Day.
Traditional food, music and more.
Location – Springhill House, 20 Springhill Road, Magherafelt, Belfast. BT45 7NQ
To find out more visit the National Trust Springhill House web pages
Finding Shamrocks in the UK
If you don’t live in Ireland but want to see this delicate and beautiful plant in it’s natural surroundings, try visiting some of our British Woods. Wood Sorrel (AKA the Shamrock) can be found growing in many woodland habitats especially those in the north of England such as Whinlatter Forest.
To locate your nearest woodland go to the Visit Woods website.
What is a Shamrock and can you grow it? – Visit the British Cut Flowers website