Holly House Gardens

Welcome to the captivating world of Holly House gardens in Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland.

A hidden rural gem although only a few miles from Belfast and the International airport. Whether you’re a horticultural enthusiast, a wedding photographer searching for picturesque backdrops, an aspiring painter, or simply a nature lover we hope you will find inspiration here.
We are open by appointment for group visits or the casual visitor and are happy to cater for the following:

• Gardening club outings
• Community & church groups
• Pensioners clubs
• U3A
• Wedding and engagement photos/ artist groups.
• Vintage car clubs
• Charity events.

Teas/coffee available in what we believe to be the early 1800’s farmhouse which has been restored. Please note that for group visits the maximum number is 25.

Gardening clubs

Enjoy a garden tour of at least one hour to indulge in the rich horticultural variety in this garden and see a large variety of garden plants arranged in different styles including water lilies, rare trees, alpines, woodland plants in carefully created habitats. Be prepared to expand your botanical knowledge and gain inspiration by enjoying the horticultural richness of this garden. By way of a contrast the tour ends with a viewing of a modern minimalist garden.

Community, Pensioners and U3A.

You don’t have to be a garden expert to enjoy a morning or afternoon viewing the borders of flowering plants and mature shrubs. Take a leisurely stroll amidst the vibrant flora and discover hidden corners, shady paths and open plan areas with vistas to tempt you to explore even more.

Art and photography

If you are seeking picturesque locations or artistic inspiration, please consider Holly House gardens. This destination offers a harmonious blend of contemporary design and natural beauty. Escape the hustle and bustle and visit this quiet rural garden, perfect for a peaceful painting session or a serene photography experience. Wedding and engagement photos can be catered for as there are many beautiful backdrops to showcase your memorable pictures.

Charity events/ car clubs.

Over the years Holly House gardens have raised thousands of pounds for local charities. If you have an event that you would like to hold for your charity or if you are in a club that donates to good causes contact us as these can be tailored to your specific needs.