Rowallane Garden

Important notice -

Outdoor areas remain open for local visitors and the cafe is serving takeaway. We advise you to book in advance during busy weekends and holidays. If you do not book, we cannot guarantee admission. Please follow NI Executive guidance to stay local.

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What's on 

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Please book ahead before visiting

The grounds, garden and toilets 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 (17 May - 23 May)

Tue 18 May 2021
Book your timed entry to visit 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

 Visitor photographing a Magnolia tree in flower in the Wall Garden in April at Nymans, West Sussex

Blossom map 

As nature wakes up for spring, you can track the growth of blossom across the country with this blossom watch map, which is powered by your tweets. You can also find out more about how you can spread the joy of spring with #BlossomWatch.

Step into Spring

Spring into Nature at Rowallane Garden 

Step into Spring, take in the scents, sights and sounds of nature as you explore. It is now the perfect time to get outdoors and reconnect with nature as Rowallane Garden bursts into life over Spring.

Rowallane Garden bursting with colour

Blossom watch at Rowallane Garden 

Blossom is one of the first signs that spring is well and truly on the way, and is a welcome sight of colour after the frosty winter months. From the pinker hues to the cloudy white, these delicate blossoms are a joyful sight and a reminder that warmer days are on their way.

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.