Rowallane Garden

Important notice -

The garden, cafe and visitor toilets in the Stableyard at Rowallane Garden are open. We recommend booking your visit in advance. If you do not book, we cannot guarantee admission.

A treasure trove of magical gardens and woodlands

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The Giant's Causeway Visitor Centre

What's open in Northern Ireland

You no longer need to book to visit many of our places. The exception is the Giant’s Causeway where the Visitor Experience must be booked in advance. At Mount Stewart and Rowallane Garden pre-booking is recommended especially during weekends and holidays. However, where space is available on weekdays, pre-booking isn't always necessary. Please check the individual property pages for details before visiting.

Rowallane Garden

What's on 

Please book ahead before visiting

The garden, cafe and visitor toilets in the Stable Yard at Rowallane Garden are open. We've introduced advance booking to keep everyone safe and maintain social distancing. To avoid disappointment please book in advance particularly at weekends. However, where space is available, pre-booking may not always be necessary. Members can book for free, while non-members will need to pay when booking. We're looking forward to welcoming you.Please book in advance to avoid disappointment particularly at weekends.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Rowallane Garden (2 Aug - 8 Aug)

Thu 05 Aug 2021
Book your timed entry to visit Rowallane Garden.

Timed entry to Rowallane Garden (9 Aug - 22 Aug)

Mon 09 Aug 2021
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Relax and let the world go by at Rowallane Garden

Visiting Rowallane Garden: What you need to know 

Find everything you need to know about what's open and what to expect from your visit to Rowallane Garden. We've made some changes to our usual offer, to help keep everyone safe

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Family activites at Rowallane Garden this summer 

Come for a walk, explore the garden and take in all the vibrant colours, fresh scents and the sounds of a wide range of wildlife. Join us for a fun filled summer and embrace the great outdoors. We’ve come up with some activities to inspire you to get out and get active!

Rowallane Garden bursting with colour

Blossom watch at Rowallane Garden 

Blossom is not only beautiful to look at, it also supports a variety of wildlife. Take a moment on your daily walk or run to look out for birds, butterflies or bees that might be attracted to blossom trees down your street or on your local walk at Rowallane Garden.

Discover Explore and Play at Rowallane

Explore and Play at Rowallane Garden 

Embark on a journey of fun and adventure with a visit to the Explore and Play area at Rowallane Garden. Located in the Pleasure Ground this special space has been designed especially to amuse children and families.

Dog walking at Rowallane

Visiting Rowallane Garden with your dog 

Dogs are very welcome - here are our guidelines for dog owners at Rowallane Garden.

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Eating and shopping

Our team members are always here to help

Feeling peckish

Our café is open for takeaway only. We will be serving a limited range of hot and cold drinks and some light snacks. We’ve introduced new safety measures including sanitizing stations, perspex screens and the closure of our seating areas. We’ll also only be accepting card payment. We look forward to welcoming you and know that you’ll support us to make this a safe experience for everyone.

Clipper Tea at Rowallane Garden

Time for tea at Rowallane Garden 

After a stroll around the garden you'll be needing a cup of tea. Find a range of hot drinks and light snacks in our cafe. We are currently operating on a take away only basis.

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Our work

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Explore the work of the Gardeners at Rowallane Garden

Rowallane is an inspirational garden with many unusual features and unique plants from across the world. Our gardeners use staking to protect our collection of perennials from toppling or leaning.