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Accessibility at Rowallane Garden

A couple visiting Rowallane Garden, one is in a mobility scooter, travel up the Yew Tree avenue
Everyone can enjoy Rowallane Garden | © Catriona Corrigan

We are working hard behind the to ensure that every visit to Rowallane is a positive and memorable one. Everyone needs nature and we are doing our bit to ensure that there are no barriers to accessing the green spaces and gardens of Rowallane.

Accessibility on site

We've made a number of improvements to our facilities and visitor offer to make Rowallane Garden more accessible.

  • Two mobility scooters are available to visitors, free of charge
  • Audio loops are available in the welcome hut and café.
  • There is dedicated disabled parking located at the top of the car park.
  • There are disabled toilets in the visitor centre and stable yard.

Mobility scooters

Rowallane Garden has two new mobility scooters available for visitors to use, free of charge. Mobility scooters are for use by anyone who struggles with walking distances or has limited mobility of any kind. These can be reserved in advance of your visit by calling or emailing us, or requested on arrival at the visitor hut.

Rowallane accessibility guide

Take a look at the Rowallane Garden accessibility guide for more information on borrowing mobility vehicles, recommended routes and some handy hints on getting around, facilities and things to see and do.

Paths are generally accessible across the property. There is a designated accessible route, but if you have any questions don't hesitate to contact us. Our work to improve the accessibility of Rowallane Garden is ongoing, so if you have any feedback or, ideas please get in touch with us by email

A wheelchair user takes in the Walled Garden on a sunny day with their companion at Rowallane Garden
A wheelchair user taking in the Walled Garden with their companion at Rowallane Garden | © Catriona Corrigan
Family walking in Rowallane Garden, County Down in November

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