Belfast Botanical Gardens, Belfast

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Belfast Botanical Gardens combines history with nature. Open since 1828, the gardens hold many exotic tree species and plant collections from the southern hemisphere. It is home to the Palm House conservatory and the Tropical Ravine. Completed in 1852, Palm House is one of the oldest and finest cast-iron and glass greenhouses. It boasts an impressive array of plant species, including an Australian lily that finally bloomed after a 23-year wait. Tropical Ravine contains what are thought to be some of the oldest seed plants in the world, as well as banana, cinnamon, and orchid plants. The gardens contain giant bird feeders, a rose garden, an alpine garden, mature trees, flower beds, and sculptures. Plan to visit Belfast Botanical Gardens during your Belfast vacation using our convenient Belfast day trip planner .
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  • Coming from Edinburgh as we do, we tend to be a bit snooty about botanic gardens. This one is a public park really. Folk are allowed to cycle around, jog and walk dogs. But the hothouse is nice and th...  more »
  • It's a small place but full of different flowers and smells. It's amazing how all of them survive and bloom there. I didn't know it was there so it was quite a nice surprise added to the Ulster Museum...  more »
  • Beautiful park, botanical greenhouse with lots of plants . Maybe naming them for those who need help with this would be an idea.  more »
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