Opening Times - Spring/Summer 2021

Open weekends only onwards until further notice. Please note that due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Tropical Butterfly House will remain closed until further notice. The Café will be serving take-away food and drinks only.

Butterly on a leaf at Seaforde Gardens

Opening times
Effective from Monday 12th April

  • Gardens & Maze
  • Saturday: 10am – 5pm
  • Sunday: 12noon - 5pm
  • Tropical Butterfly House and Garden House Café
  • The Tropical Butterfly House will remain closed until further notice. The Café will be serving take-away food and drinks only.

Ticket Prices

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    Gardens & Maze
    Season Pass
  • Adult
    £6.30
    £27.00
  • Child (Age 3-16)
    £4.20
    £15.00
  • Child (Under 3)
    Free
    N/A
  • Family* (2 adults & 2 children. Season Pass admits 3 children.)
    £18.10
    £70.00
  • Group** (Adult)
    £5.40
    N/A
  • Group** (Children)
    £3.50
    £5.25
    N/A
  • Please note that we also offer bespoke private tours of the Family Gardens (distinct to the Historic Gardens & Maze) for special events and private group bookings. Please contact us on +44 (0)28 4481 1225 or info@seafordegardens.com for more information.

* Additional children with the Family will be charged at the applicable Group child rate per child

** A Group consists of 10+ persons. We would advise any large groups to book in advance by getting in touch via our online form, or alternatively telephone (0)28 4481 1225 or email info@seafordegardens.com

Historical Gardens & Maze


Tropical Butterfly House

Seen at #Seaforde

Whether you’re an expert or a novice, Seaforde Gardens are the perfect setting for budding photographers. Enjoy cosying up to the butterflies, zooming in to the gardens and marvelling at the peacocks and we’ll delight in featuring your beautiful shots.

The perfect sip for a sunny day 🌅 our NEW passionfruit & lemon iced tea is tasting exactly like summer should 🤩 available all weekend in our seafordegardens location ONLY! 🌿
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Have you checked out our new location yet? ✨ 
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If you haven’t - factor it into your weekend plans! Catch us seafordegardens tomorrow (Sat) from 10am-4:30pm & Sunday 12noon-5pm (& every Sat & Sun until restrictions are lifted and we can be there full time!) with your favourite specialty coffee & delicious bakes! 
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We couldn’t be happier after our first week - it’s the most magical setting & the gardens are WELL worth a visit. Swing by, grab a coffee & let yourself get lost 🌱✌🏼 
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Newcastle is open as normal ✔️ 

Thanks pikeitup07 for this awesome snap 📸 

#railwayst #2 #seafordegardens #specialtycoffee #artisanfood #itsourthing #nobaddays
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We had a lovely walk around seafordegardens this morning, so many peacocks around! Riley was fascinated ☺️ #seafordegardens #codown #easterwalk #funinthesun🌞 #countydown #peacocksofinstagram
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Lovely walk around Seaforde Gardens dodging the snow ❄️ showers
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Sunny days are the best ☀️
#seaforde #seafordebutterflyhouse #countydown #northernireland #sunshine #gooutdoors #outdooradventures #outdoortherapy #goodvibes #goodmorning #northernirelandphotography #seafordegardens #flowers #gardenersworld #howdoesyourgardengrow #floral #sunnydays #easter #happyeaster #pretty #beautifulgarden #flowergarden #bbccountryfilemagpotd #springwatch #bbcspringwatch #countryfile #naturephotography #nature_perfection #natureshots #outdoorphotography
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It’s here - our first VEGAN treat! We’ve called it Veganaire Shortbread and can proudly say it  got raving reviews from both our vegan AND non-vegan friends. Packed with almonds, cashews and date ‘caramel’ it has loads of flavour and texture. Get yours today from railwaystcoffee Seaforde Gardens location 🌿🌱🍃

#lifeistooshortfordrycake #vegan #veganfriendly #seafordegardens #railwayst #codown #kinandfolk #specialitytreats
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We are ready to go seafordegardens ☕️ 🦋 🏠 ✔️ here’s a few things to know before you visit us ⬇️ 
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🌱 you DO NOT have to pay to come for a coffee/treat - our customers enjoy free parking & free access to the sitting green & children’s play park (u12) 
🌱 you only have to pay for access to the walled gardens - a member of the garden staff will gladly assist you!
🌱we WILL NOT be serving hot food in Seaforde, (Newcastle will operate as normal!) this week just a selection of your favourite bakes & your favourite coffee of course! 
🌱unfortunately NO DOGS are currently allowed in the gardens as we have the most beautiful peacocks roaming around 🦚 
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We can’t wait to show your our new venue - it’s pretty special & we think you’ll agree! Catch us from 10am-4:30pm tomorrow ♥️ #railwayst #2 #specialtycoffee #specialtybakes #seafordegardens #codown
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We are very happy to say that @railwaystcoffee will be serving takeaway coffees and bakes at the cafe from this Friday (2nd April). Roll on the weekend!! #seafordegardens #codown #discoverni #railwayst
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Did you guess right? 🤩🌿🌱🌳🌻 
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We will be opening for takeaway coffee & bakes THIS FRIDAY (2nd April) from 10am in the most beautiful surroundings seafordegardens & we cannot wait! ☕️🍪 we’ll see you here 🙌🏼 
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*our shop in Newcastle will be serving takeaway coffee, food & treats as normal 9am-5pm (kitchen until 3pm!) #railwayst #taketwo #seafordegardens #codown #newcastle #sprecialtycoffee
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Seaforde Gardens will be reopening for Easter week, from this Friday 2nd April until Sunday 11th April.  Due to COVID-19 restrictions the Butterfly House and Cafe will not reopen until further notice.  Looking forward to welcoming everyone back. The peacocks can’t wait either! #seafordegardens #gardensireland #discoverni #countydown
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Aren't the colours amazing? The feather's eyes reminding me of being studded with gems! Turquoises, electric blues and greens. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Vibrant and neon colours all perfectly balanced!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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I took this photo of this fabulous peacock strutting his beautiful feathers within the gardens at the Seaforde Butterfly House in N.Ireland a few years ago.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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If you are lucky you might find a feather in the stately gardens or you could buy a fallen one as a token in the shop!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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But are they lucky or unlucky? My granny always thought that having a peacock feather in your house was unlucky because the 'eye' was watching you. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Yet there are so many amulets in other cultures that focus on 'eyes' to protect you against the 'evil eye'!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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What do you think? Do you have a peacock superstition? I'd love to know?⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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For me, the colours are fascinating and you can see the mix of blues and greens translated into my pieces! Yum Yum Yum!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Nice reflection at these gates in Seaforde Co Down #northernirelandtraveller #northernireland #nireland #ireland #belfast #belfastblogger #irish #nirish #discoverni #documentbelfast #visitni #lovebelfast #loveireland #mygiantadventure #insta_ireland #instanorthernireland #belfastireland #trekni #seaforde #seafordebutterflyhouse #seafordegardens #codown #smartphonephotography #reflection #shotoniphone #gatehouse #gates #autumn
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Nice reflection at these gates in Seaforde Co Down #northernirelandtraveller #northernireland #nireland #ireland #belfast #belfastblogger #irish #nirish #discoverni #documentbelfast #visitni #lovebelfast #loveireland #mygiantadventure #insta_ireland #instanorthernireland #belfastireland #trekni #seaforde #seafordebutterflyhouse #seafordegardens #codown #smartphonephotography #reflection #shotoniphone #gatehouse #gates
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