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Antrim Castle Gardens & Clotworthy House



Antrim Castle Gardens is a 17th century Anglo Dutch water garden, one of only three in the British Isles.

In a beautiful riverside location close to Antrim town centre they are perfect for a stroll, a coffee or the opportunity to experience a variety of exhibitions, courses and classes.

Developed around Antrim Castle, built by Sir Hugh Clotworthy and his son, Sir John Clotworthy, between 1610 and 1662, they are a complex living museum containing over four centuries of culture and heritage that tell the stories of the people who created, lived and worked here.

Opening Times & Admission

Open daily except 1 January, 12 July, 25 & 26 December.

Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9:30am - 5:00pm
Tuesday & Thursday 9:30am - 9:30pm
Saturday & Sunday 10:00am - 5:00pm


*The gardens are always open except for the Large Parterre which will be closed on the dates above.
**The Garden Coffee Shop is open from 9am

For visitors, local, national and international, Antrim Castle Gardens is a destination like no other which is becoming a firm favourite in a short space of time. Read what visitors are saying about the Gardens on Tripadvisor.

 



 

Walking Tour of the Gardens

Follow the walking tour and learn about the history of the Gardens.

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Virtual Tour of the Gardens

View the virtual tour and learn about the history of the Gardens.

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Civil Wedding Ceremonies

Civil Wedding Ceremonies

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Enchanted Winter Garden

Enchanted Winter Garden

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Environmental Education Programme

Environmental Education Programme

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Environmental Sustainability

Environmental Sustainability

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Garden Heritage Exhibition

Garden Heritage Exhibition

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Hire of Facilities

Hire of Facilities

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The Garden Coffee Shop

The Garden Coffee Shop

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The Oriel Gallery

The Oriel Gallery

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Visitor Gift Shop

Visitor Gift Shop

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