Antrim Castle Gardens
: Randalstown Road,
, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, BT41 4LH, Tel: 028 9448 1338.
Ballyrobert Cottage Garden and Nursery
- Now undergoing restoration, the Gardens will feature a network of formal and informal
visitor experiences, building on the existing historic parkland with a number of notable, restored, new and ornamental gardens.
154 Ballyrobert Road, Ballyclare, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, BT39 9RT, Tel: +44 (0) 2893 322952.
City of Belfast International Rose Garden
- This commercial nursery features over 16 acres of
wonderful display gardens, including a formal cottage garden, a
sheltered garden, the Front Garden, a woodlands, and a lakeside garden.
: Sir Thomas And Lady Dixon Park,
Upper Malone Road, Belfast
, County Antrim, BT17 9LA, Northern Ireland, Tel: (028) 9024 6609.
Belfast Botanic Gardens and Palm House
and Tropical Ravine
- This remarkable garden displays over 45,000 bushes,
arranged within a Historical Section, the Irish Heritage Section, the Princess Diana Memorial Garden,
a test garden and display beds. The Park also contains International Camellia Trials, a walled garden,
a Japanese-style garden with water features for quiet contemplation, and many walks.
: College Park, Botanic Ave., Belfast
, Antrim, BT7 1LP,
Northern Ireland Tel: (028) 9031 4762.
Arboretum and Daffodil Garden
- Established in 1828, this lovely 28 acre botanical gardens'
displays include an extensive rose garden, striking herbaceous borders
and rare oaks. The Palm House with its large dome and two wings, one of the earliest examples of a glasshouse made from curved iron and glass, showcases tropical plants, hanging baskets,
tall trees, flowering vines, and massed plantings divided between the "cool wing"
and the "stove wing". The Tropical Ravine, a green house built in 1889, offers
a plant-filled sunken glen, flowering vines, and tree ferns.
: Milltown Road, Malone Road/Shaw’s Bridge,
, Antrim, BT8, Tel: 07920 187643.
- Malone House which commands stunning views over acres of magnificent parkland, Lagan Valley and the Belfast hills.
2,000 trees from different countries, all planted in natural groups. thousands of daffodils planted in natural groupings.blooming from mid-January through April.
: 36 Benvarden Road,
, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, Tel: (028) 2074 1331.
Glenarm Castle Estate and
- Built in the 1630s, this historic home showcases an
award-winning 2 acre Walled Garden with a rose garden, a box and
lavender parterre, a kitchen garden with hot houses, vinery, potting
shed, melon house and espalier-trained apple trees. The grounds
feature a wild garden by the pond with rhododendrons, camellias,
primulas, bluebells, and wildflowers.
: 2 Castle Lane, Glenarm,
, County Antrim, BT44 0BQ, Northern Ireland Tel: +44 (0)28 2884 1203.
- The Walled Garden is one of Ireland’s oldest walled gardens,
now showcasing n flowers and specimen plants. Features include
the Mount (a view point), the Yew Circle and Herb Garden, the
Cascade, the Fountain, the Herb Garden, the Hot Border, the Apple
Trees, the Kitchen Garden, the Glass House (with apricots,
nectarines and grapes) a Madonna and child sculpture and an obelisk.
, BT9 7JB, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, Tel: +44 (0) 28 9038 1581.
Lisburn Castle Gardens
- This public park displays a wide variety of trees,
shrubs, conifers, heathers, bedding displays and lawns which provide
interest and colour throughout the year.
: Castle Street,
, County Antrim, BT27 4SP, Northern Ireland, Tel:(028) 9266 3377.
- Undergoing restoration, these historic terrace
gardens include fountains, water features, flower beds and monuments.
Archaeological excavations on the site are documented and displayed.