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About the Gardens

Car Parking

If you are planning a visit to Antrim Castle Gardens, please note we have limited car parking on site. We advise you to use the free car park at Castle Mall, just a 2 minute walk from the gardens or any of the other free Town centre car parks. Click here to view the map. Please respect the local residents and refrain from parking in residential areas.

About Antrim Castle Gardens

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

Monday - Sunday  9:00am - 5:00pm                                                                                       

 Open Daily Except - 1st January, 12th July, 25th & 26th December.

*The gardens are always open except for the Large Parterre which will be closed on the dates and times above.

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.