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Let your imagination run riot among the unusual plants, colours, sculptures and magical features of Rowallane Garden.

Be inspired by this enchanting garden's dazzling array of exotic species from the four corners of the globe.

Created in the mid 1860s by the Reverend John Moore, this informal plantsman's garden reflects the beautiful natural landscape of the surrounding area. There are spectacular displays of shrubs, including a large collection of rhododendron species and several areas managed as wildflower meadows.

It is also home to a notable natural Rock Garden Wood with shade-loving plants. The outstanding Walled Garden includes spectacular displays of herbaceous plants, shrubs and bulbs.

Café open to 5pm until 31 August.
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  • Off Crossgar Road
  • Belfast
  • Antrim
  • BT24 7LH

Top Reasons To Visit

  • Informal garden with unique planting
  • Exhibition area linked to the seasons
  • Vibrant cafe and shop
  • Pottery workshop
  • Meet the gardeners
  • Don't Miss

    • Browse for gardening ideas in the newly opened garden shop
    • Watch the master potter at work in the Secret Garden
    • Take a tranquil walk around the famous Rock Garden Wood
    • Book a gardening tour with the Head Gardener
    • Discover exotic and rare species of rhododendron
    • Follow the farmland trail to the summit of Trio Hill.

Poison Chocolate Apple Dunking

26 Oct - 03 Nov 2019

Enjoy a ghoulish treat in the café while your little witch or wizard decorate their own chocolate apple to take home.

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Ghosts and Gourds Spooktacular

19 - 20 Oct 2019

See the garden come to life with mystical and magical myths inspired by local folklore.

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Mystical and Magical Folklore Trail

21 Oct - 03 Nov 2019

Take the Magical and Mystical Folklore trail and prepare to let your imagination run wild!

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