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Garden Festivals & Events

What's on in our gardens

It’s not only bees busying themselves in our gardens over the next few months, the many fun and fascinating events planned for 2014 will also keep you buzzing all year.  From garden fairs to the Apple Blossom Festival; from award winning Roses to Northern ireland's top gardening event The Garden Show Ireland at Antrim Castle Gardens, there's a rich variety of exciting, educational and fun events for young and old. 

There's something for everyone taking place in Northern Ireland's gardens from May to September.

 

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World Wetlands Day Walk, Aghalee, Craigavon

ortmore Lough outside Aghalee, County Antrim is one of the best examples of wetlands which are managed for the benefit of birds and wildlife in the whole of Northern Ireland.

Reboot Fitness Classes, Moneymore, Magherafelt

The Jungle proudly boasts of one of the best gyms around: Mother Nature!  Why bust a gut in dreary, uninspiring surroundings when you could bust a gut in the beauty of The Jungle's enchanting forest and benefit from some fresh of the market ...

A Winter Solstice Sunset Walk, Florencecourt,

Experience the winter solstice at Cavan Burren with a guided sunset walk around this enigmatic landscape.

Spooky Hallowe'en Event, Newtownards

Come and join in our spooky Hallowe'en event! There will be a fancy dress competition with prizes to be won. Meet Lena the witch and visit our Creepy Crawly Loft.

Boo at the Zoo - Halloween, Newtownabbey

Join Belfast Zoo for a packed day of eerie activities including: creepy crafts, face painting, bat talks, a spooky trail and a fancy dress and best carved pumpkin competition.

People under 18 can get in free if they come in fancy dress.

RSPB Seabird Centre Rathlin Island, Rathlin Island

The RSPB Seabird Centre on Rathlin Island is home to one of the largest breeding seabird colonies in Europe including puffin, guillemot, razorbill and kittiwake.

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