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Rowallane Garden

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Address: Saintfield BT24 4LH, Northern Ireland
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Lovely afternoon

We went to see the lovely gardens this week at rowallane. Beautiful rosedremdrums in bloom a nice little pottery shed where items are actually being made. The cafe was great the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to see the lovely gardens this week at rowallane. Beautiful rosedremdrums in bloom a nice little pottery shed where items are actually being made. The cafe was great the best place for gluten free carrot cake and chocolate cake a treat as my daughter is coeliac. A treat well done!!! The staff very friendly would recommend to any... More 

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N.Ireland
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349 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just on the edge of Sainfield village in the direction of Crossgar you will find these beautiful gardens. Lots of lovely walks and a nice little cafe to stop at for refreshments. If the weather is good you can sit outside. Great place for walking the dog and enjoying the beautiful flowers.

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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Rowallane is a great place to visit if you want a nice walk in pleasant surroundings with interesting gardens and rather a nice lake. It is particularly beautiful in autumn when the leaves are changing. Spectacular photographs can be taken of orange leaved autumn trees reflecting in the lake. If travelling through Saintfield, then a visit here is a must!

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Thank Rosdar
Belfast, United Kingdom
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385 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Now that spring has almost arrived, and with it the promise of an amazing burst of colour from the ancient rhododendron stands, the visitor is in for a treat. There has been a big effort to put hard paths down in order to avoid walking through soft muddy areas, and to get walkers to avoid some of the more sensitive... More 

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Larne, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

This was our first visit to Rowallane and, although we can appreciate that it would be a lovely place in spring, summer or autumn, the Christmas fair was a big let down. It was heavily populated and as we left we could not understand what the attraction was. No real facilities for children other than a pathetic donkey ride and... More 

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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

We live only a few miles away so this is a regular visitor. During the summer it is open to 8pm and we enjoy a quiet walk after tea. The new paths are great and stay dry so don't need to wear boots anymore. Gardens are best spring sum.er and autumn but walks good during winter. For dog owners there... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Come here often on the weekend, nice coffee shop and it's often nice enough to sit outside and have a snack after a walk around the wonderful walled garden.

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Newtownabbey, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I would recommend this place if you fancy a day with nature, when you arrive, you will be greeted by very welcoming staff ( and that's just when you pay in ) the grounds at rowallane gardens are lovely and consist of formal garden, lake and woodland walks, that will impress you. It is not to big, but we found... More 

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

I bring the dog here for a walk as often as I can. I absolutely love the gardens here. Very very peaceful and calming.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Very disappointed .When I went to pay my entrance fee the girl asked me for £5.80 and when I challenged this she said it was an added gift cost. I think the ordinary price was £5.25.....I would have paid the extra if she had explained the different entrance fees when I first asked.!!! The grounds were very nice but there... More 

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