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A wonderful place to visit! Well-tended formal gardens, wild spaces, walks and historical... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Wendy S
Randalstown, United Kingdom

We love the man made spiral hill you can view high up from, the ruins of a castle, and wee ponds... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Belfast, United Kingdom
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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
Antrim Castle Gardens Randalstown Road, Antrim BT41 4LH, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A wonderful place to visit! Well-tended formal gardens, wild spaces, walks and historical buildings. There are long ponds with ducks, and grey squirrels in the trees. Add to this a gallery with ever- changing exhibitions, and a good tearoom, and you have an excellent day...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love the man made spiral hill you can view high up from, the ruins of a castle, and wee ponds and river. Just generally a great place for imaginative play for the kids in summer and winter.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GypsySunandRainbows
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is absolutely fantastic and a must see at Christmas time and all year round!! Plenty of things to do for young and old, lots of different food and drinks on offer and ideas for gifts. 16 of us went, saw and conquered and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank BelfastFoodTravelMan
Reviewed 13 December 2018

They have really pushed to boat out on this one in 2018 and it is much better than previous years with loads of stuff to do. The lights, attractions and stalls are very good and it looks fantastic. We went on the Ferris wheel which...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank markusTyrone
Reviewed 9 December 2018

Called for lunch which was just after 2pm on 3rd December 2018. Expecting most of the food to be gone they still had 2 x dish of the day. Chicken gougons, could have been warmer and cottage pie also luke warm. Pity as it looked...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ulstermarine
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

I've visited Gardens couple times. Once was for the annual flower festival. It was gorgeous! Always nicely taken care of.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank BlueberryPhotography
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

Called here late in the afternoon on Sunday on the way back from the International Airport and we were just in time to catch the most amazing sunset. The gardens sit on the shoreline of Lough Neagh and there is a lovely walk along the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TJMac_10
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Beautiful walks and a nice warm coffee shop to finish up in after an autumnal walk! The trees are beautiful colours at present. There are lots of varied paths to walk around. It is very picturesque even mid November.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 921Jenny920
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

What a gorgeous walk through the gardens we had before leaving Belfast for home . A trip worth taking 😃

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nikki D
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Went down to Antrim castle grounds on Wed.31 Oct. lovely park well maintain, with lovely walks in the wooded area, there are water features, a court yard area with a restaurant sit in or out and gardens to walk round, and in buildings by the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Joan B
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Response from mrmrsjones2011 | Reviewed this property |
Yes during the day but not during the evening.
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11 June 2018|
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Response from Harry M | Reviewed this property |
There is a good children’s park at Lough Road,Antrim beside the Antrim Forum, both of which are convenient to Antrim Castle Grounds. A new park is being constructed further down Lough Road but I do not know when it is due... More
7 May 2017|
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Hi, Try putting Antrim Castle Gardens into Google. I tried putting the link into my reply but apparently this is not allowed !