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Great little cafe

I'd never even been aware of this place before, but have now visited twice in one week! Cracking... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
YerManThere
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Epsom, United Kingdom
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Garden of Wonderful Delights

My family and I were truly delighted by these gardens. I’d read about them here on TripAdvisor and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
AlexanderD
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New Jersey
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The Antrim Castle Gardens site is an absolute gem and you will find nothing like these 400 year old gardens anywhere else. A recent £6m restoration project which received generous support from Heritage Lottery Fund has now preserved this historic...more
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Antrim Castle Gardens Randalstown Road, Antrim BT41 4LH, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I'd never even been aware of this place before, but have now visited twice in one week! Cracking little cafe, with a nice outside seating area too. Food is lovely, all seems very home-made. Nice little spot to pop into for lunch.

Thank YerManThere
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My family and I were truly delighted by these gardens. I’d read about them here on TripAdvisor and had a feeling this would be the perfect stopover on our drive from Donegal to Belfast. I was correct. These gardens are a wonder. They are gorgeous...More

Thank AlexanderD
Reviewed 1 week ago

As someone who grew up here, it is nice to see the grounds and gardens in such lovely shape. A stroll around the grounds taking in the 'wedding cake', lily ponds, gardens and river can then be offset by some welcome food and drink in...More

Thank banshee48
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely food - sat outdoors in the sunshine. Friendly staff and enjoyable experience. Will try it again as mains look good!

Thank briangpatterson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Antrim Castle Gardens is perfect for all ages. A beautiful tranquil atmosphere by the pond and lough areas where you can just sit and relax. The two coffee bars are fantastic. Perfect for dog walking by the Lough where dogs can splash about in...More

Thank 437ruth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We finally managed a trip to Antrim Castle Gardens and what a beautiful place it is. If you go on a good day do bring a picnic there are many places to sit and enjoy. Plenty of parking space and seems well equipped for wheelchair...More

Thank Shakerr27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we visited unfortunately ireland was in a draught so many of the plants were not as healthy as normal but the gardens we're still well maintained. We went after hours so unfortunately did not get to tour the official gardens but it is free...More

Thank Rachael B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The walk from the Lough Neagh car park to the gardens is very pleasent along the river. There is a gym trim trail which our teenage grandsons enjoyed. The ruined castle and motte are very interesting, the gardens are very pleasent. There is a good...More

Thank MarionAve66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Free afternoon with the family if you bring a picnic. Extensive space to wander in. Lots of bits of old architecture and history. Also art exhibition and cafe. Kids could have a great time here plenty of freedom. Only negative for children is the danger...More

Thank Dolina P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hats of to the council they have def turned this place Around it use to be in a sad state for so long now it’s a pleasure to go for a walk through it. On a sunny day it beautiful lots of lovely path ways...More

Thank Hugh M
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Anna M
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Response from Harry M | Reviewed this property |
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7 May 2017|
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Response from rochesterrambler | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Try putting Antrim Castle Gardens into Google. I tried putting the link into my reply but apparently this is not allowed !
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Anne R
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Response from NiborNorthernIreland | Reviewed this property |
There is only a ruin of the Castle which burned down at the start of the 20th century. You mainly see and enjoy the gardens.
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