Last Updated: 29th July, 2018
These unique historic gardens, located close to Antrim town centre, are undergoing a major programme of works to restore many of the garden features dating back to the 17th century. The site will be easily accessible and will contain at its core, garden heritage, education and interpretation, and community arts facilities based around Clotworthy House, Long Barn and former Stable Yard.
Botanic Gardens is an important part of Belfasts playground, a bowling green, walking routes, a rose garden and assorted tropical plants, mature trees and flower beds.
Ballyrobert Cottage Garden has its 'roots' steeped in the history of Ulster. The cottage and nearby barn are at least two hundred years old and the farm was most likely an original property assigned via the English Crown's initiative to achieve the 'plantation' of Ulster.
The Walled Garden situated in the grounds of Glenarm Castle is one of Irelands oldest walled gardens dating from the 18th century. Originally created to supply the Castle with its fruit and vegetables, The Walled Garden is now filled with exciting flowers and specimen plants to interest the keenest horticulturalist..