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Benvarden

A Country Antrim garden rich with of generations of care.

Ballybogey, Ballymoney, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland, BT53 6NN

Benvarden

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The Montgomery family have lived at this historic estate, one of the finest in Northern Ireland, since 1798.

The grounds include a beautiful walled garden, created in the late 18th century, which has remained largely unchanged. It features espaliered fruit trees, herbaceous borders, roses and a lavender parterre. The estate also houses a Woodland Pond, orignally created in the 19th century, which has been recreated by the present owners Hugh and Valerie Montgomery. It is now planted  with Azaleas, Camellias and, in the spring, Snowdrops carpet  the area, followed by Bluebells.

Wonder through the splendid walks that lead to the banks of the river Bush where you can see a fine, Victorian, iron bridge built by Robert James Montgomery.

Opening Times

Open daily: 1st June – end August, 12:00-17:00

(Please note: Closed Mondays, except Bank Holidays).

Sorry no dogs allowed.

The garden and grounds may be used for wedding photography by prior arrangement.

Please note: The information on the Historic Houses website is advisory, but please always check the website of the house or garden you intend to visit before travelling.

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Admission

Historic Houses members visit for free.

Adults: £5

Children under 12: Free

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