Antrim Castle Gardens

Antrim Castle Gardens

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Philip MacGuinness, Clotworthy Arts Centre

Antrim Castle Gardens

Randalstown Road

Northern Ireland

BT41 4LH

(028) 9448 1338

028 9446 0360



Overview Map (30 Km)
Detailed Map (1.5 Km)

Visitor Information

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Opening Days and Hours

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Parties / Coaches: Yes

House Open for Viewing: Yes

A range of individual rooms for conferencing, meetings, workshops and events are available for hire at reasonable rates. A number of outdoor spaces including the inner courtyard, events field and the Large Parterre are also available to hire for special events. If you are looking for a venue for meetings, conferences or general functions, please contact us on 028 9448 1338 for further information on availability and rates.

Groups / Coaches need Appointment: Yes

National Garden Scheme days: No

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Shop: Yes

Teas: Yes

Dogs Allowed: Yes

Lavatories: Yes

Plants for Sale: No

Light Refreshment:Yes

On Lead only: Yes

Disabled Access:Yes



Special Events:Yes

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Restaurants: The Garden Coffee Shop - Visitors at Clotworthy House can now enjoy the new on site coffee shop operated by our catering partner, Castle Catering Ltd. The coffee shop is open daily serving quality refreshments, snacks and meals. Bespoke hospitality can be booked for conferences, weddings, events and private functions.

Villages / Towns / Sightseeing: Antrim Castle Gardens is uniquely situated on the doorstep of Antrim Town, Antrim Forum Leisure Centre, Antrim Stadium and the shores of Lough Neagh and the Lough Shore Park. Amble along the riverside path leading from Antrim Castle Gardens, and you'll find yourself on the beautiful shores of Lough Neagh. Or why not leave the Gardens via the Barbican Gate and explore the town centre and main shopping area? Stop off at the Old Courthouse Information Centre and pick up a self guided Heritage Trail which offers the opportunity to learn more about this historical town. Or if you feel like taking part in some recreational activity, across the river you'll find the fantastic Antrim Forum with its swimming pool, spa and ten pin bowling, while just a short drive away is Allen Park where you can enjoy a game of golf or bowls. <br><br>How to get here : From Belfast, stay on M2 until reaching the junction for Antrim/Ballymena/Coleraine (A26). At the top of the slip road turn left, towards Antrim town. Proceed straight through three roundabouts (passing Junction One Outlet Stores on the right and a large petrol station on the left) before turning right at the fourth roundabout onto the Randalstown Road (A6). Antrim Castle Gardens and Clotworthy House is the first turn on your left approx. 200 yards from the roundabout. <br>By foot, access from the Antrim town is via access points along the Dublin Road boundary wall opposite the Castle Mall car park. Some temporary diversions are in place for site works. If arriving by bus or train, Clotworthy House is a 10 minute walk via Oriel Road and Randalstown Road.

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