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“Beautiful Spring gardens”
Review of Rowallane Garden

Rowallane Garden
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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145 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
“Beautiful Spring gardens”
Reviewed 3 March 2013

Rowallane is a National Trust property, gardens laid out in the 19th century round a country house. The gardens are particularly rich in rhododendrons and azaleas, but specimen trees give colour and interest all year round.

The new restaurant in the house serves excellent coffee, tea and cakes, and home-produced lunches. There is a terrace which may be used whenever the weather permits.

I regularly walk my dog in Rowallane, which has a field with some woodland set aside where dogs can be exercised off the lead, a boon in these dog-intolerant days, and greatly appreciated by many local dog-owners.

Visited March 2013
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“Tranqil Surroundings.”
Reviewed 24 January 2013

My family and I are regular visitors to the Rowallane gardens and never tire of its appeal. Beautiful walks around walled gardens , herb gardens all provide what is needed for a relaxing day out with nature all around.

Visited December 2012
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Thank PAUL DUNS
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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“Christmas Fair!!”
Reviewed 22 November 2012

It is part of my family tradition to visit the Christmas market ever year and we have never been disappointed

Visited December 2011
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2 Thank Jetsetwendy
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Belfast
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165 reviews
61 attraction reviews
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“Pleasant gardens”
Reviewed 28 September 2012

Rowallane is quite a small property but has a large area of woodland, some fields and attarctive gardens. It has some paths but it is very pleasant to just wander around through the trees and explore. The rock garden and walled gardens are worth a visit. Found the herb garden fascinating. The house itself is fairly simple but has a lovely, airy feel . The new coffee shop is particularly attractive with a patio area and good views of the gardens from inside.
The staff are all very helpful and welcoming.

Visited September 2012
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1 Thank debbieBelfast
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Antrim, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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“Home Sweet Home”
Reviewed 27 August 2012

Have visited this place, many times even though it's on my door step.... gardens are fantastic and love coming back for a trot through the gardens!! Home Sweet Home!

Visited June 2012
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1 Thank NI_Triper
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