Botanic Gardens in Belfast

Fancy a beautiful journey through nature? Belfast’s Botanic Gardens have a large range of tropical plants, giant bird feeders, rose gardens, alpine gardens, flower beds and sculptures for visitors to enjoy! The gardens have been kept in an immaculate state since their birth in 1828 by the Belfast Botanic and Horticultural Society. For an adventure full of magnificent areas and magical scenery, Belfast Botanical Gardens are the ideal destination!

How can I get to Belfast Botanical Gardens?

The Gardens are located on the Southside of Belfast. Entrances to the Gardens can be found at Botanic Avenue, Stranmillil Embankment, and University Road. Take any number 8 metro and get off at Queen's University, or alternatively take any number 7 metro and get off at College Park.

since being sold to the Belfast Corporation and re-opened as a public park, the gardens have been a very popular tourist attraction! The gardens contain exotic tree species and an impressive plant collection from the southern hemisphere. With growing popularity from residents, students, and tourists, it is clear that this attraction is worth the visit! The Belfast Botanical Gardens have been awarded the covetous Green Flag Award every year from 2011 to 2020! This award recognises the best open spaces in the UK. There are occasionally events such as live music concerts and festivals held at the park also! For more information about what is all on at the time of your visit, please get in with the Gardens touch via telephone or email.

  • Open 7 days a week
  • Opening times from 7.30 am to 9 pm every day
  • Closing times can vary, get in touch via telephone or email to find out more

Botanic Gardens

College Park
Botanic Avenue
Northern Ireland
Phone: 02890314762
Email: [email protected]

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