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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
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Visit the palm house and gardens, and combine it with the visit to the Ulster Museum which is in the same park

This is an example of Victorian palm house and tropical plants. Walking the gardens depends on the weather, but go into the museum for a look around. Definitely recommended if... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A beautiful day out at the park was very calming with lots to see. Plenty of seats to relax and watch the children play. The botanical garden was great and interesting. Would have liked a few wee kiddy things scattered around the park to keep them excited.

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lisburn
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is an example of Victorian palm house and tropical plants. Walking the gardens depends on the weather, but go into the museum for a look around. Definitely recommended if weather is poor.

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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Botanic Gardens are great and are well worth a visit. I went on a cold afternoon and nearly choked with the heat in some of the areas. That's obviously to be expected, but I include it as an encouragement that the Gardens can be visited on any day and you'll have a great time.

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Thank TangerineDreamer18
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great dog park, friendly relaxed atmosphere.. Ulster museum is also located here which makes a nice setting for an afternoon picnic.

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

located next to belfast university. this is a very nice spot to visit. including the glasshouse. good for dogs

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went into the Botanic Gardens after going to the Ulster Museum. The gardens are lovely to walk around even in the winter. The Palm House is stunning. What is really helpful is that all the trees are labelled not just with a number but with the name of the tree. It is so unhelpful when you go places where... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have often visited the botanic when I am around Queens university. It is lovely for a walk in all seasons, depending on the weather obviously. It is generally quite well maintained, often you will see the groundskeepers patrolling the area. It is quite pleasant during the summer months to sit and read, if you can find a bench that... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I walk through Botanic Gardens on my way to and from work. The park staff keep it clean and the annuals are changed out frequently. You can find small, wooded trails or relax on the green. The slightest hint of sun and heat will bring out the crowds and the ice cream van. Relaxed, happy atmosphere.

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Bedworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

pleasant afternoon in the gardens visited the palm house this could be linked in with the museum and the university

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I really enjoyed a walk round the Botanic Gardens. There was lots of birds singing, the sun was shining and the flowers and plants were thriving in the beautiful Palm House. We really enjoyed reading the fabulous mural wall that is currently on display in the gardens whist restoration work is taking place.

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