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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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Fright Night at The Jungle NI, Moneymore, Magherafelt

Fright Night is an immersive, spine-tingling Halloween adventure not for those faint of heart!  A Hellish Hayride will transport you and your party to The Jungle's cursed forest whose carnivorous depths you must summon your courage to explore.

Get Outdoors Weekend, Irvinestown, Enniskillen

Get Outdoors Weekend – Biodiversity & Red Squirrels Talk and Walkabout .Castle Archdale Country Park is home to a small population of Red Squirrels, which if you’re lucky you may spot feeding along the woodland edge.

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 ...

Christmas at the Zoo, Newtownabbey

Come and visit Santa in his grotto, get a special gift and join in the festive, family fun at Belfast Zoo this Christmas! Help wrap and deliver presents for the chimpanzees, decorate Christmas trees for the Asian elephants, make your own ...

Dog Saturday at Castle Coole, Enniskillen

Dogs are always welcome at Castle Coole, but especially on Dog Saturday.
Join our dog walk, enter your dog in our pet show, have a go at the agility course, and pick up some grooming tips.

On the trail of Finn Mac Cool Exploring Big Dog Forest, Derrygonnelly, Enniskillen

Big Dog Forest takes its name after two very distinctive small rounded hills known as Big Dog and Little Dog. But, how have they formed? Legend tells us one way and science another – so why not come along and see which one you believe!.

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