There are many wonderful parks and gardens throughout Antrim and Newtownabbey. The jewel in the crown is undoubtedly the beautifully restored 400-year old Antrim Castle Gardens; its Anglo Dutch canals, ponds and avenues provide a unique walkway into the past. There is also the Walled Garden at Greenmount. This dramatic and colourful formal garden dates from 1801 and forms a centrepiece at Greenmount College. Or why not enjoy the casual ease of Ballyrobert Cottage Garden; you might even pick up some ideas for your own garden in its nursery!
If you enjoy relaxing by the water’s edge, then you can choose between the fresh water delights at Antrim Lough Shore Park, on the shores of Lough Neagh, or the crisp sea air of Jordanstown Loughshore Park. There are great views, whichever way you look!