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Bangor Castle Walled Garden

Valentine Road, Castle Park, Bangor, County Down, BT20 4BN
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It is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the peace and quiet.  Varieties of flowers, plants, fruit and vegetables mix with sculptures and a unique fountain with a tongue twister! We are thrilled that the Walled Garden is now open all year round (except on particular holidays). Please see opening hours.

The Ward family designed the Castle Park Walled Garden in the 1840s. It was never open to the public and was considered by many as a secret garden. The then named North Down Borough Council restored this beautiful the Garden and it was officially opened as a visitor attraction in April 2009.

The 1.5 acre site has four distinct sections — the kitchen garden, the herb and topiary garden, the swamp garden and the flower garden. It boasts two unique pieces of sculpture inspired by North Down’s maritime history. Seating is available throughout the garden.

The garden is set within the picturesque surrounds of Castle Park which is also home to Bangor Castle (Town Hall) and North Down Museum.

Please note Cafe is cash only.

Facilities

Attraction Facilities

  • Guided Tours Available

Catering

  • Picnic Area
  • Tea-room/Cafe onsite

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing facilities

Establishment Features

  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Provider Preferences

  • Dogs accepted by arrangement
  • Free (parking charges may apply)

Guide Prices

No admission charge

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Opening Times

Mon-Sun and holidays 10am-6pm (1 Apr 2022 - 31 May 2022)
Mon-Thurs 10am-8pm, Fri-Sun and holidays 10am-6pm (1 June 2022 - 31 Aug 2022)
Mon-Sun and holidays 10am-6pm (1 Sept 2022 - 31 Oct 2022)
Mon-Sun 10am-3pm, holidays - closed, except Easter (1 Nov 2022 - 31 Mar 2023)

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Directions from Town:Located within Castle Park in the centre of Bangor

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