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Beautiful !!

We would most definitely recommend this place , even on an overcast and windy day the gardens are... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dundonald, Belfast.
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Wow - What a Find!!!

It doesn’t really matter what type of visitor you are, you will be delighted by these Castle... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Antrim, 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
+44 28 9448 1338
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We would most definitely recommend this place , even on an overcast and windy day the gardens are spectacular ! Lots to see , plenty to keep you entertained for the entire day if you so choose .

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It doesn’t really matter what type of visitor you are, you will be delighted by these Castle Gardens. Its really easy to get around with well maintained interesting pathways and walkways with plenty of interesting features. Its great to see nature in action too, the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

Lovely walks & very nice tidy attractive gardens. Nice to walk up the wedding cake (hill that looks like a wedding cake) Very nice cafe too. Also a small art gallery that local artists exhibit. All absolutely free of charge too. You can also walk...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DenF51
Reviewed January 27, 2019

We didn't see all of the areas within the grounds, but all of the bits we did see were beautiful, and there was no entry fees. I'm sure you could spend all day here if you had the time.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Katie O
Reviewed January 15, 2019

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 January 1, 2019

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 Melodyrain
Reviewed December 17, 2018 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
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Reviewed December 12, 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 December 8, 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 November 29, 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
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Joan B
November 14, 2018|
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Response from mrmrsjones2011 | Reviewed this property |
Yes during the day but not during the evening.
Anna M
June 10, 2018|
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Response from HarryM280 | 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
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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 !