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Botanic Gardens

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Neighbourhood: Queen's Quarter
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Address: College Park, Belfast BT9 5AB, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: +44 7767 271683
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Lovely city park

Been visiting for years. Lovely oasis in the university area. Glass houses worth a visit and the tropical ravine is being refurbished but was good and sure will be fantastic when... read more

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had difficulty finding the garden as it was not well signed. It is in the same cobbled street as the cathedral on the opposite side of the road ,nearer the road junction. We missed it after our visit to the cathedral. October was not a good time to go looking at gardens. The greenhouse was a fascinating building but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Been visiting for years. Lovely oasis in the university area. Glass houses worth a visit and the tropical ravine is being refurbished but was good and sure will be fantastic when reopened. Worth visiting ulster museum and coffee shops on Stranmillis road which border the park

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We rounded off a trip to Belfast with a walk around these lovely gardens. Amazingly free of charge including the palm house which has some gorgeous and well tended plants including cactii, cyclamen and vines. This must be a fantastic oasis in the summer when the bandstand is in use and the roses are out.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

By far, this is the best public park in Belfast. It has well thought out gardens and walks, it is an oasis amid the city, it has the botanic gardens themselves as well as a wealth of green space areas and gardens, little bridges and places to sit. It is an ideal place for a sunny day picnic and book,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hidden in the park behind Queens University in a steel and glass construction that was built ages ago. I visited in November and discovered flowering tropical plants inside..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Summer and Autumn activity. With glass house. Bowling green. Gardens etc. Very pleasant and relaxing a place to chill out

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Greenville, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a beautiful walking garden. There were beautiful roses in bloom when I was there in October. I enjoyed my leisurely stroll.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the highlights of or free walking tour in Belfast!! Came here and had a walk through the glass house which was beautiful! Houses a wide range of plants (also very warm so a nice change from the outside cold).

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

gorgous gardens lovely in summer and autumn time,great for walks and great for kids they have beautiful flowers it is a very attractive place to see would recommend it to anyone

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First established in 1828, the gardens have been enjoyed as a public park by the people of Belfast since 1895. There is an extensive rose garden and long herbaceous borders and the tree enthusiast can seek out the rare oaks planted in the 1880s, including the hornbeam-leafed oak. Situated near Queens University Belfast, the Botanic Gardens is an important part... More 

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