Award-winning Walled Garden, in the tranquil grounds of Castle Park

The garden is divided into four different sections, each with its own horticultural personality. It also boasts two unique pieces of sculpture inspired by the Borough's maritime history. 

The Ward family designed Bangor Castle Walled Garden in the 1840s. It was previously closed to the public and was considered by many as a secret garden! North Down Borough Council restored this beautiful Garden and it was officially opened as a visitor attraction in April 2009.

The garden won the Royal Horticultural Society Award for Permanent Landscaping in its first year of opening.

Formal tours can be arranged by appointment. 


Green Flag Award

Ards and North Down are proud that four of our parks and green spaces have been presented with the International mark of quality, the Green Flag Award including: 


Castle Park

Londonderry Park

and, Bangor Castle Walled Garden


Opening Times 2020

Bangor Castle Walled Garden reopened on Monday 6 July with limited opening hours: Monday - Sunday, 10am - 3.30pm.

A one-way system will be in opertaion and visitors will be encouraged to santise their hands before entering the garden and respect social distancing. 

Coffee Cure within the grounds of the garden will be open from Monday - Sunday, 10am - 3.30pm.

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Opening Times

  • Varies per season, please see main text


  • Free entry

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